America the Unusual / Edition 1

America the Unusual / Edition 1

by John Kingdon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312189710

ISBN-13: 9780312189716

Pub. Date: 08/15/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Kingdon explores how the American polity is different from that of other countries - particularly other Western democracies - examining just how this uniqueness came about. It invites both introductory and advanced students to appreciate the roots and limits of American exceptionalism, and to recognize the profound importance of current debates over the

Overview

Kingdon explores how the American polity is different from that of other countries - particularly other Western democracies - examining just how this uniqueness came about. It invites both introductory and advanced students to appreciate the roots and limits of American exceptionalism, and to recognize the profound importance of current debates over the government's role in our everyday lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312189716
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/15/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
551,239
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Describing the Comparisons. 3. American Ideology. 4. Why Do Americans Think That Way? 5. Implications. References. Index.

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