9780134113845

Struggle for Democracy, The, Plus NEW MyPoliSciLab for American Government -- Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 11th
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  • Copyright: 4/3/2015
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Examine how American democracy is developing
The Struggle for Democracy offers students the tools they need to critically analyze our political system and make judgments about how well our government works. Taking a fresh approach to common American government topics, authors Edward Greenberg and Benjamin Page provide an analytical framework for understanding how politics and government work, and encourage students to consider the questions “How democratic are we?” and “Can government do anything well?” In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2014 Elections and Updates Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data.

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0134113845 / 9780134113845  The Struggle for Democracy, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition plus MyPoliSciLab for American Government — Access Card Package, 11/e

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• 0133914747 / 9780133914740  The Struggle for Democracy, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition, 11/e
• 0133930645 / 9780133930641  MyPoliSciLab for American Government Valuepack Access Card

The Struggle for Democracy, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

Author Biography

Edward S. Greenberg is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and a Research Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Ed’s research and teaching interests include American government and politics, domestic and global political economy, and democratic theory and practice, with a special emphasis on workplace issues. His multi-year longitudinal panel study, funded by the NIH, examining the impact of corporate restructuring on employees, has recently been published and is now being revised and updated.

Benjamin I. Page is the Gordon S. Fulcher Professor of Decision Making at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Ben’s interests include public opinion and policy making, the mass media, empirical democratic theory, political economy, policy formation, the presidency, and American foreign policy. He is currently engaged in a large collaborative project to study economically successful Americans and the common good and the rise and political consequences of income and wealth inequality in the United States.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION: MAIN THEMES
1. Democracy and American Politics

PART II: STRUCTURE
2. The Constitution  
3. Federalism: States and Nation
4. The Structural Foundations of American Government and Politics

PART III: POLITICAL LINKAGE
5. Public Opinion
6. The News Media
7. Interest Groups and Business Corporations  
8. Social Movements  
9. Political Parties  
10. Voting, Campaigns, and Elections  

PART IV: GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNING
11. Congress  
12. The Presidency
13. The Executive Branch  
14. The Courts

PART V: WHAT GOVERNMENT DOES
15. Civil Liberties: The Struggle for Freedom
16. Civil Rights: The Struggle for Political Equality
17. Domestic Policies
18. Foreign Policy and National Defense

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