Government in America

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Table of Contents

List of Selected Features
About the Authors
Introducing Government in Americap. 1
The Constitutionp. 22
Federalismp. 54
Civil Liberties and Public Policyp. 77
Civil Rights and Public Policyp. 111
Public Opinion and Political Actionp. 140
The Mass Media and the Political Agendap. 166
Political Partiesp. 187
Nominations and Campaignsp. 216
Elections and Voting Behaviorp. 238
Interest Groupsp. 257
Congressp. 284
The Presidencyp. 317
The Congress, the President, and the Budget: The Politics of Taxing and Spendingp. 353
The Federal Bureaucracyp. 378
The Federal Courtsp. 408
Economic Policymakingp. 440
Social Welfare Policymakingp. 458
Policymaking for Health, Energy, and the Environmentp. 476
Foreign and Defense Policymakingp. 498
The New Importance of State and Local Governmentp. 526
The Declaration of Independencep. 557
The Federalist No. 10p. 559
The Federalist No. 51p. 563
The Constitution of the United States of Americap. 566
Presidents of the United Statesp. 577
Party Control of the Presidency, Senate, and House of Representatives in the Twentieth Centuryp. 580
Supreme Court Justices Serving in the Twentienth Centuryp. 581
Glossaryp. 583
Acknowledgmentsp. 605
Indexp. 609
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