9780073197746

We the People : A Concise Introduction to American Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073197746

  • ISBN10:

    0073197742

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-03-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Table of Contents

1. American Political Culture: Seeking a More Perfect Union

2. Constitutional Democracy: Promoting Liberty and Self-Government

3. Federalism: Forging a nation

4. Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Rights

5. Equal Rights: Struggling Toward Fairness

6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization: Shaping the Peoples Voice

7. Political Participation and Voting: Expressing the Popular Will

8. Political Parties, Candidates, and Campaigns: Defining the Voters Choice

9. Interest Groups: Organizing for Influence

10. The News media: Communicating Political Images

11. Congress: Balancing National Goals and Local Interests

12. The Presidency: Leading the Nation

13. The Federal Bureaucracy; Administering the Government

14. The Judiciary: Applying the Law

15. Economic and Environmental Policy: Contributing to Prosperity

16. Welfare and Education Policy; Providing for Personal Security and Need

17. Foreign and Defense Policy: Protecting the American Way

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