The Challenge of Democracy / Edition 6

The Challenge of Democracy / Edition 6

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by Kenneth Janda
     
 

ISBN-10: 0395907373

ISBN-13: 9780395907375

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

This complete introduction to American government offers a comprehensive program that integrates the core text with supporting materials to benefit both students and instructors. The Eighth Edition maintains the highly acclaimed, non-ideological framework, exploring three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism v. pluralism

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This complete introduction to American government offers a comprehensive program that integrates the core text with supporting materials to benefit both students and instructors. The Eighth Edition maintains the highly acclaimed, non-ideological framework, exploring three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism v. pluralism debate; and the effect of globalization on U.S. politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395907375
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Part I: DILEMMAS OF DEMOCRACY.
1. Freedom, Order, or Equality?
2. Majoritarian or Pluralist Democracy? Part II: FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT.
3. The Constitution.
4. Federalism. Part III: LINKING PEOPLE WITH GOVERNMENT.
5. Public Opinion and Political Socialization.
6. The Media.
7. Participation and Voting.
8. Political Parties.
9. Nominations, Elections, and Campaigns.
10. Interest Groups. Part IV: INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT.
11. Congress.
12. The Presidency.
13. The Bureaucracy.
14. The Courts. Part V: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS.
15. Order and Civil Liberties.
16. Equality and Civil Rights. Part VI: MAKING PUBLIC POLICY.
17. Policymaking.
18. Economic Policy.
19. Domestic Policy.
20. Global Policy. Appendix. The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution of the United States.

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