American Government and Politics Today: Essentials 2013 - 2014 Edition / Edition 17

American Government and Politics Today: Essentials 2013 - 2014 Edition / Edition 17

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

ISBN-10: 1133604374

ISBN-13: 9781133604372

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS, 2013-2014 EDITION inspires readers to join the exciting process of being active, informed citizens. Unbiased, concisely organized, and updated with Election 2012 coverage and a new focus on learning outcomes, the text's fundamental theme continues to be the importance of participating in active…  See more details below

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS, 2013-2014 EDITION inspires readers to join the exciting process of being active, informed citizens. Unbiased, concisely organized, and updated with Election 2012 coverage and a new focus on learning outcomes, the text's fundamental theme continues to be the importance of participating in active citizenship, emphasizing continual critical thinking about political issues, and encouraging readers to become involved in the political process. With a keen understanding of the needs and interests of today's learners, the authors incorporate interesting and relevant current examples to stimulate learning and excitement. The text is completely redesigned for even greater reader appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133604372
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Series:
American and Texas Government Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
632
Sales rank:
158,484
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. The Democratic Republic. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism. Part II: CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES. 4. Civil Liberties. 5. Civil Rights. Part III: PEOPLE AND POLITICS. 6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 7. Interest Groups. 8. Political Parties. 9. Campaigns, Elections, and the Media. Part IV: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS. 10. The Congress. 11. The President. 12. The Bureaucracy. 13. The Courts. Part V: PUBLIC POLICY. 14. Domestic and Economic Policy. 15. Foreign Policy.

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