American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy and Citizenship / Edition 2

American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy and Citizenship / Edition 2

by Joseph M. Bessette, John J. Pitney
     
 


Bessette/Pitney's AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, First Edition, is based on the idea of "deliberative democracy": political systems work best when informed citizens and public officials deliberate to identify and promote the common good. Emphasizing citizenship, the text examines the way that civic culture and… See more details below

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Bessette/Pitney's AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, First Edition, is based on the idea of "deliberative democracy": political systems work best when informed citizens and public officials deliberate to identify and promote the common good. Emphasizing citizenship, the text examines the way that civic culture and immigration impact students and shape the country. It offers solid historical coverage and a close look at civic responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133587897
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
342,046
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


1. Deliberation and Citizenship in Service of Freedom and Democracy. 2. The American Constitution. 3. Federalism. 4. E Pluribus Unum: American Citizenship. 5. Civic Culture. 6. Civil Liberties. 7. Civil Rights. 8. Public Opinion and Political Participation. 9. Interest Groups. 10. Political Parties. 11. Elections and Campaigns. 12. Mass Media. 13. Congress. 14. The Presidency. 15. Bureaucracy and the Administrative State. 16. Judiciary. 17. Social Policy. 18. Economic Policy. 19. National Security and Foreign Policy.

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