The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in a Global World, Student Choice Edition / Edition 2

The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in a Global World, Student Choice Edition / Edition 2

by Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman, Kevin W. Hula
     
 

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ISBN-10: 054721636X

ISBN-13: 9780547216362

Pub. Date: 12/11/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Developed in partnership with teachers and students to meet the learning, study, and assessment goals essential to learner success, THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY, STUDENT CHOICE, 2e incorporates to-the-point coverage, eliminates extraneous material, and integrates pedagogy that reinforces key concepts. Incorporating the very latest research and events central to

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Developed in partnership with teachers and students to meet the learning, study, and assessment goals essential to learner success, THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY, STUDENT CHOICE, 2e incorporates to-the-point coverage, eliminates extraneous material, and integrates pedagogy that reinforces key concepts. Incorporating the very latest research and events central to American politics, the text thoroughly explores freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism vs. pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, the Second Edition is packed with new examples, figures, data, and current discussions, including a balanced retrospective of the Bush presidency as well as new comparative features that place the United States in a global context. In addition, online learning environment AmericansGoverning.org engages learners in the political process through a variety of media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547216362
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Dilemmas of Democracy. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism. 4. Public Opinion, Political Socialization, and the Media. 5. Participation and Voting. 6. Political Parties, Campaigns, and Elections. 7. Interest Groups. 8. Congress. 9. The Presidency. 10. The Bureaucracy. 11. The Courts. 12. Order and Civil Liberties. 13. Equality and Civil Rights. 14. Policymaking and the Budget.

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