American Government / Edition 10

American Government / Edition 10

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by Susan Welch, John Gruhl, John Comer, Susan M. Rigdon
     
 

Highlighting the relationship between how government operates and the impact it has on American citizens, this textbook describes the American system of government, the role played by each branch and interested party, and the basis for public policies. The tenth edition addresses the effects of the war on terrorism, voting rights concerns after the 2004 election, and… See more details below

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Highlighting the relationship between how government operates and the impact it has on American citizens, this textbook describes the American system of government, the role played by each branch and interested party, and the basis for public policies. The tenth edition addresses the effects of the war on terrorism, voting rights concerns after the 2004 election, and recent Supreme Court decisions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534647681
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. American Democracy. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism and the Growth of Government. PART 2: LINKS BETWEEN PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT. 4. Public Opinion. 5. Interest Groups. 6. Political Parties. 7. Elections. 8. The Media. 9. Money and Politics. PART 3: INSTITUTIONS. 10. Congress. 11. The Presidency. 12. The Bureaucracy. 13. The Judiciary. PART 4: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS. 14. Civil Liberties. 15. Civil Rights. PART 5: PUBLIC POLICIES. 16. Social Welfare Policy. 17. Economic Policy. 18. Regulation and Environmental Policy. 19. Foreign Policy.

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