American Government: Student Choice Edition / Edition 9

American Government: Student Choice Edition / Edition 9

by Alan Gitelson, Robert Dudley, Melvin Dubnick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0547204418

ISBN-13: 9780547204413

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Distinguished by its "myth vs. reality" framework, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, 9E encourages students to confront their preconceptions about American government and to think critically about the U.S. political system. Up-to-date content addresses issues such as the media, public opinion, the Supreme Court, domestic and international policy, education and environmental

Overview

Distinguished by its "myth vs. reality" framework, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, 9E encourages students to confront their preconceptions about American government and to think critically about the U.S. political system. Up-to-date content addresses issues such as the media, public opinion, the Supreme Court, domestic and international policy, education and environmental policies, and economic and social welfare. The Ninth Edition features full coverage of the groundbreaking 2008 elections. AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, 9E offers comprehensive resources for both instructors and students. As part of the Student Choice series, the Ninth Edition has been fully redesigned with pedagogical features such as section summaries and "CheckPoint" questions to help students understand material; a marginal glossary; and Focus Question Reviews that provide a point-by-point summaries of each chapter's main ideas, to engage students and help those readers who may struggle with reading comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547204413
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Myth and Reality in American Politics. 2. Constitutional Foundations. 3. Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations. 4. The Heritage of Rights and Liberties. 5. Public Opinion and Political Participation. 6. Political Parties. 7. Campaigns and Elections. 8. Interest Groups. 9. Media and Politics. 10. Congress. 11. The Presidency. 12. Bureaucracy. 13. Courts, Judges, and the Law. 14. Domestic Policy and Policymaking. 15. Foreign and Defense Policy.

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