American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship - No Separate Policy Chapters / Edition 1

American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship - No Separate Policy Chapters / Edition 1

by Joseph M. Bessette, John Pitney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495898368

ISBN-13: 9780495898368

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Bessette/Pitney's AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY, AND CITIZENSHIP 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

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Bessette/Pitney's AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY, AND CITIZENSHIP 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. This version of the text does not include policy chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495898368
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Available Titles CourseMate Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 1. Deliberation and Citizenship in Service of Freedom and Democracy. 2. The American Constitution. 3. Federalism. 4. American Citizenship and Civic Culture. Part II: LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS. 5. Civil Liberties. 6. Civil Rights. Part III: DEMOCRATIC POLITICS AND PUBLIC DELIBERATION. 7. Public Opinion and Political Participation. 8. Interest Groups. 9. Political Parties. 10. Elections and Campaigns. 11. Mass Media. Part IV: GOVERNING INSTITUTIONS. 12. Congress. 13. The Presidency. 14. Bureaucracy and the Administrative State. 15. The Judiciary.

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