American Government and Politics Today, 2007-2008 / Edition 13

American Government and Politics Today, 2007-2008 / Edition 13

by Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley, Barbara A. Bardes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495007374

ISBN-13: 9780495007371

Pub. Date: 12/04/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Go beyond the television newsrooms and the canned political speeches with AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 2007-2008. With up-to-date information and the inside track on public policy makers, this edition presents what you need to know about American politics in an easy-to-understand format. And, special sections on the impact of economics and foreign policy

Overview

Go beyond the television newsrooms and the canned political speeches with AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 2007-2008. With up-to-date information and the inside track on public policy makers, this edition presents what you need to know about American politics in an easy-to-understand format. And, special sections on the impact of economics and foreign policy make this textbook particularly relevant in today's political climate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495007371
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/04/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. The Democratic Republic. 2. The Constitution. Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America. 3. FEDERALISM. PART TWO: CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES. 4. Civil Liberties. 5. Civil Rights. PART THREE: PEOPLE AND POLITICS. 6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 7. Interest Groups. 8. Political Parties. 9. Campaigns, Nominations, and Elections. 10. The Media and Cyberpolitics. PART FOUR: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS. 11. The Congress. 12. The President. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Courts. PART FIVE: PUBLIC POLICY. 15. Domestic Policy. 16. Economic Policy. 17. Foreign Policy. PART SIX: STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS. 18. State and Local Government.

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