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Understanding American Government,9780495098690

Understanding American Government

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9780495098690

ISBN10:
0495098698
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/31/2007
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Written by authors who have won numerous awards for their research and writing on women and minority issues in American Government, this textbook offers an inclusive view of participants in the American political system. From this book, you will not only learn how government works but you will move on to the more controversial aspects of government, being exposed to actual people and experiences of government in action through the You Are There feature that opens each chapter, the suggested film lists at the ends the chapters, and the online exercises that support and enhance concepts found throughout the text.

Table of Contents

The American System
The American People
The Constitution
Federalism
Links Between People and Government
Public Opinion
News Media
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Elections
Money and Politics
Institutions
Congress
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Civil Liberties and Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Notes
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States of America
Federalist Paper 10
Federalist Paper 51
Glossary
Index
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