Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies / Edition 1

Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies / Edition 1

by Robert P. Singh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761940960

ISBN-13: 9780761940968

Pub. Date: 02/16/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Singh's text treats a coherent set of issues together, offering greater integration, and a broader framework, namely the culture war. McKay's more incoherent and spread more thinly across a larger ranger of often unrelated topics. *first to deal with these issues in depth with the key issues in American society ie gun control, capital punishment, abortion *first to

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Singh's text treats a coherent set of issues together, offering greater integration, and a broader framework, namely the culture war. McKay's more incoherent and spread more thinly across a larger ranger of often unrelated topics. *first to deal with these issues in depth with the key issues in American society ie gun control, capital punishment, abortion *first to deal with more issues that are especially contemporary like gay rights, pornography and drugs. *innovative pedagogy and design to assist student learning including extensive use of weblinks *Completely up-to-date with the Bush presidency and post-September 11

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761940968
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Culture War and Contemporary American Politics
The Rise of the Culture War
Abortion
Gun Control
Capital Punishment
Pornography
Gay Rights
Religion in Public Life
Drugs
Conclusion

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