American Government: Continuity and Change, 2004 Texas Edition, with LP.com 2.0 / Edition 1

American Government: Continuity and Change, 2004 Texas Edition, with LP.com 2.0 / Edition 1

by Karen O'Connor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321195736

ISBN-13: 9780321195739

Pub. Date: 03/11/2003

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321195739
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/11/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1092
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.18(h) x 1.55(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 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 News Media.

16. Interest Groups.

IV. PUBLIC POLICY.

17. Social Welfare Policy.

18. Economic Policy.

19. Foreign and Military Policy.

V. TEXAS POLITICS.

20. The Context for Texas Politics and Government.

21. The Texas Constitution.

22. Local Government and Politics in Texas.

24. The Governor and Bureaucracy.

25. The Texas Judiciary.

26. Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections and Campaigns in Texas.

APPENDICES.

A. The Declaration of Independence.

B. The Constitution of the United States of America.

C. The Federalist No. 10.

D. The Federalist No. 51.

E. Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-1996.

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