American Government: Roots and Reform, 2011 Alternate Edition, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 11

American Government: Roots and Reform, 2011 Alternate Edition, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 11

by Karen O'Connor, Larry J. Sabato, Alixandra B. Yanus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205834949

ISBN-13: 9780205834945

Pub. Date: 01/12/2011

Publisher: Pearson

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value for your students–this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.

Updated in a new 2011 alternate edition, American Government: Roots and Reform provides the

Overview

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value for your students–this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.

Updated in a new 2011 alternate edition, American Government: Roots and Reform provides the historical context students need to understand our government and the most crucial and controversial issues affecting the nation in the 21st century. This bestselling book has been extensively revised to provide in-depth coverage of President Barack Obama’s first two years in office and the 111th Congress, the 2010 congressional elections, continued concerns related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and domestic concerns related to health care reform and the economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205834945
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/12/2011
Edition description:
Alternate
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT.

1. The Political Landscape.

2. The Constitution.

3. Federalism.

4. State and Local Government.

5. Civil Liberties.

6. Civil Rights.

II. INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT.

7. Congress.

8. The Presidency.

9. The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy.

10. The Judiciary.

III. POLITICAL BEHAVIOR.

11. Public Opinion and Political Socialization

12. Political Parties.

13. Voting and Elections.

14. The Campaign Process.

15. The Media.

16. Interest Groups.

Appendices.

The Declaration of Independence.

Federalist No. 10.

Federalist No. 51.

Federalist No. 78.

Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-2010.

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