Developments in American Politics 5 / Edition 5

Developments in American Politics 5 / Edition 5

by Gillian Peele
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403987068

ISBN-13: 9781403987068

Pub. Date: 10/03/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The period since 2001 has been one of anxiety and uncertainty as the United States has attempted to come to terms with the implications of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the war in Iraq. This entirely new text written by a team of leading authorities assesses how well the American system of government and constitution has coped. It also considers the deep

Overview

The period since 2001 has been one of anxiety and uncertainty as the United States has attempted to come to terms with the implications of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the war in Iraq. This entirely new text written by a team of leading authorities assesses how well the American system of government and constitution has coped. It also considers the deep cultural and ideological divisions that have emerged in recent years within American society and the changing position and perceptions of America in the world outside.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403987068
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/03/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
36
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction—G.Peele, C.J.Bailey, B.Cain & B.G.Peters
• Electoral Politics—J.Sides
• Parties in an Era of Renewed Partisanship—B.Cain & D.J.Goux
• Interest Groups—G.K.Wilson
• The Presidency—G.Peele
• Congress—R.English
• The United States Supreme Court: Continuity and Change—C.W.Bonneau & T.W.Striko-Neubauer
• American Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations—R.B.Albritton
• The Rising Power of Minorities and the Deracialization of American Politics—B.Liu & R.Darcy
• The Media—R.Mason
• Values, Lifestyles and Politics—C.J.Bailey
• Economic Policy—A.Wroe
• Social Policy—A.Waddan
• Foreign Policy—J.Herbert
• Governing the United States: From Consensus to Majoritarian Democracy?—B.G.Peters

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