Government By The People, Texas Edition / Edition 22

Government By The People, Texas Edition / Edition 22

by David B. Magleby, Cronin, Peltason, Burns
     
 

The most authoritative text for American Government, Government By the People is always one step ahead. Building on a long tradition of clear and accessible writing, sound scholarship, and currency, it has become the most reliable, responsive, and respected text for today’s American government course. Its distinguished author team addresses your needs and the

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The most authoritative text for American Government, Government By the People is always one step ahead. Building on a long tradition of clear and accessible writing, sound scholarship, and currency, it has become the most reliable, responsive, and respected text for today’s American government course. Its distinguished author team addresses your needs and the needs of your students in every edition—with the most innovative response to teaching trends, as well as trends in the discipline. With this text’s essential foundation, students will be set to respond—as involved American citizens—to the political issues facing their country, and their world, in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132434430
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/22/2007
Series:
Government by the People Series
Edition description:
Texas Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 10.82(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

1 Constitutional Democracy

2 The Living Constitution

3 American Federalism

4 Political Culture and Ideology

5 The American Political Landscape

6 Interest Groups: The Politics of Influence

7 Political Parties: Essential to Democracy

8 Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting

9 Campaigns and Elections: Democracy in Action

10 The Media and American Politics

11 Congress: The People’s Branch

12 The Presidency: The Leadership Branch

13 The Federal Administrative System: Executing the Laws

14 The Judiciary: The Balancing Branch

15 First Amendment Freedoms

16 Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property

17 Equal Rights Under the Law

18 Making Economic and Regulatory Policy

19 Making Social Policy

20 Making Foreign and Defense Policy

21 The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics

22 The Texas Constitution

23 Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas

24 The Texas Legislature

25 The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy

26 The Texas Judiciary

27 Local Government in Texas: Cities, Towns, Counties, and Special Districts

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