American Government: Brief Edition / Edition 9

American Government: Brief Edition / Edition 9

by James Q. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0547212763

ISBN-13: 9780547212760

Pub. Date: 12/23/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This popular brief edition text for the one-semester or one-quarter American Government course maintains the framework of Wilson's complete text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what end. Completely up to date, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, BRIEF, 9e offers new coverage of such key and emerging issues as…  See more details below

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This popular brief edition text for the one-semester or one-quarter American Government course maintains the framework of Wilson's complete text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what end. Completely up to date, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, BRIEF, 9e offers new coverage of such key and emerging issues as creationism and the establishment clause, tactics from the 2008 presidential campaign, Congressional ethics, repercussions from the Valerie Plume scandal, national debt, the Social Security debate, military involvement in Iraq, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547212760
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/23/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. What Should We Know About American Government? 2. The Constitution. 3. Civil Liberties. 4. Civil Rights. 5. Federalism. 6. Public Opinion and the Media. 7. Political Parties and Interest Groups. 8. Campaigns and Elections. 9. Congress. 10. The Presidency. 11. The Bureaucracy. 12. The Judiciary. 13. Making Domestic Policy. 14. Making Foreign and Military Policy. 15. How American Government Has Changed.

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