Developments in American Politics 6 / Edition 6

Developments in American Politics 6 / Edition 6

by Gillian Peele
     
 

This new text, written by a team of leading authorities, assesses the state of American politics in the Obama administration. It looks both at the institutional framework of government and at the policy dilemmas facing the United States today and it analyzes the major controversial issues that shape American political debates in the 21st century.

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This new text, written by a team of leading authorities, assesses the state of American politics in the Obama administration. It looks both at the institutional framework of government and at the policy dilemmas facing the United States today and it analyzes the major controversial issues that shape American political debates in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230576834
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Legacy of the Bush Years
Setting the American Agenda.
Voting and the Electoral System
Party Politics
Pressure Groups
Mass Media
The Presidency
Congress
The Supreme Court and the Legal System.
American Federalism in the 21st Century
US Immigration Policy and Politics
Economic Policy
American Social Policy:The Possibilities for Reform
Environmental Policy
Foreign and Security Policy
The American Constitution at the End of the Bush Presidency

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