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Overview

Updated in a new 24th edition Government by the People, National, State, and Local Edition demonstrates that politics matters by emphasizing the accomplishments of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Building on decades of authoritative scholarship, this completely updated text continues to offer accessible, carefully crafted, and straightforward coverage of the foundations of American politics, as well as a consistent focus on the achievements of a government by the people.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205828401
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 12/28/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 24
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 771,127
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Government by the People

Part I: Constitutional Principles

Chapter 1: Constitutional Democracy

Chapter 2: Constitutional Foundations

The Constitution of the United States

Chapter 3: American Federalism

Part II: The Political Process

Chapter 4: Political Culture and Ideology

Chapter 5: The American Political Landscape

Chapter 6: Interest Groups

Chapter 7: Political Parties

Chapter 8: Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting

Chapter 9: Campaigns and Elections

Chapter 10: The Media and U.S. Politics

Part III: Policy Making Institutions

Chapter 11: Congress

Chapter 12: The Presidency

Chapter 13: The Federal Bureaucracy

Chapter 14: The Judiciary

Part IV: Rights and Liberties

Chapter 15: Civil Liberties

Chapter 16: Civil Rights

Part V: The Politics of National Policy

Chapter 17: The Policy Process

Chapter 18: Making Economic Policy

Chapter 19: Making Social Policy

Chapter 20: Making Foreign and Defense Policy

Conclusion: Sustaining Constitutional Democracy

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