9780205030156

Think American Government, 2011 Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205030156

  • ISBN10:

    0205030157

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/21/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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With an engaging visual design, an inexpensive price, and filled with contemporary content, THINK American Government 2011 Edition, 3/e#xA0; is the American Government text your students will actually read. Informed by the latest research and including numerous real-world examples, it allows instructors to bring current events directly into the classroom with little additional work#x13;and at less than half the cost of a traditional text.

Author Biography

Neal Tannahill has taught courses in American government and politics at Houston Community College for more than 30 years. The primary focus of his career has been helping students to master course content, successfully complete courses, earn degrees, and achieve their academic goals. He is the author of a series of textbooks including American Government, Texas Government, and American and Texas Government.

 

Neal Tannahill welcomes your comments and suggestions about this Think American Government text at neal.tannahill@hccs.edu or ntannahill@aol.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction–Government, Politics, and the Policymaking Process                                      

 1. A Changing America                                                                                   

 2. American Constitution                                                                            

 3. The Federal System                                                                                     

 4. Civil Liberties

 5. Civil Rights

 6. Public Opinion                                                                                              

 7. Political Participation                                                                                    

 8. The News Media                                                                                                   

 9. Interest Groups                                                                                            

 10. Political Parties                                                                                            

 11. Campaigns and Elections                                                                                    

 12. Congress                                                                                                        

 13. The Presidency                                                                                                

 14. Federal Bureaucracy                                                                                 

 15. The Federal Courts                                                                                           

 16. Economic Policymaking                                                                                   

 17. Foreign and Defense Policymaking

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