Government by the People, Basic Version, 2001-2002 Edition / Edition 19

Government by the People, Basic Version, 2001-2002 Edition / Edition 19

by James MacGregor Burns, David B. Magleby, David M. O'Brien, Thomas E. Cronin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130315656

ISBN-13: 9780130315656

Pub. Date: 06/29/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

KEY BENFIT: This comprehensive, classic book takes readers from on-lookers to participants. Government by the People lets them see democracy as the participatory government that it is. Covers 2000 Presidential Election, constitutional democracy, political culture and ideology, campaigns and elections, the Presidency, the judiciary,…  See more details below

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KEY BENFIT: This comprehensive, classic book takes readers from on-lookers to participants. Government by the People lets them see democracy as the participatory government that it is. Covers 2000 Presidential Election, constitutional democracy, political culture and ideology, campaigns and elections, the Presidency, the judiciary, and much more. Explains how Congress and the President work together. For anyone interested in American Government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130315656
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/29/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Constitutional Principles
1Constitutional Democracy1
The Constitution of the United States33
2American Federalism40
Pt. 2Rights and Liberties
3First Amendment Rights66
4Equal Justice under the Law96
Pt. 3The Political Process
5Political Culture and Ideology135
6The American Political Landscape157
7Political Parties and Interest Groups184
8Public Opinion, Voting, and Elections219
9The Media and American Politics251
Pt. 4Policy-Making Institutions
10Congress: The People's Branch274
11The Presidency: The Leadership Branch?304
12The Judiciary: The Balancing Branch334
13The Bureaucracy: The Real Power?361
Pt. 5The Politics of National Policy
14Domestic Policy386
15Foreign and Defense Policy426
AppThe Declaration of Independence450
AppThe Federalist, No. 10451
AppThe Federalist, No. 51454
AppThe Federalist, No. 78455
AppPresidential Election Results458

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