American Government: The Political Game / Edition 1

American Government: The Political Game / Edition 1

by Stephen E. Frantzich
     
 

This unique text uses game analogies to illustrate the political process, including the strategies, rules, players and outcomes which affect the process. See more details below

Overview

This unique text uses game analogies to illustrate the political process, including the strategies, rules, players and outcomes which affect the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697133878
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.18(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Game of American Politics2 The American Constitution: Establishing the Rules of the Game 3 Federalism: The Game of Politics at Multiple Levels 4 American Political Economic Culture: The Contexts of the Political Field 5 Civil Rights and Liberties: Protecting the Players and Non-Players 6 Public Opinion: Establishing the Players' Perspective 7 The Media: The Player-Observers 8 Political Participation: Who Plays the Game? 9 Political Parties: Organizing Players Around Broad Themes 10 Interest Groups: Organizing the Players Around Narrow Groups 11 Campaigns and Elections: Determining the Individual Winners and Losers 12 Congress: The Election and Survival Games 13 Congress: The Policy and Power Games 14 Choosing the President and Organizing the Presidency 15 The Presidency: Playing the Policy Game 16 The Federal Bureaucracy: The Administrative Players 17 The Judiciary: An Arena for Resolving Legal Disputes 18 State and Local Government: The Other Playing Fields (and more...)

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