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Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics / Edition 11
     

Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics / Edition 11

by Kenneth Janda
 

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ISBN-10: 049591293X

ISBN-13: 2900495912933

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This best-selling American government book is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current

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This best-selling American government book is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions.

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ISBN-13:
2900495912933
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848

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. Economic Policy. 18. Policymaking and Domestic Policy.

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