Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies

Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies

by Robert P. Singh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761940952

ISBN-13: 9780761940951

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:
9780761940951
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/16/2003
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
1The Culture War and Contemporary American Politics1
2The Rise of the Culture War19
3Abortion32
4Gun Control65
5Capital Punishment96
6Pornography132
7Gay Rights161
8Religion in Public Life192
9Drugs222
10Conclusion255
Bibliography267
Index271

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