Government in America: Brief S.O.S. Edition / Edition 8

Government in America: Brief S.O.S. Edition / Edition 8

by George C. Edwards III, George C. Edwards, Martin P. Wattenberg, Robert L. Lineberry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321434633

ISBN-13: 9780321434630

Pub. Date: 01/09/2007

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Framing its content within a “politics matters” theme, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of political culture.

 

Overview

Framing its content within a “politics matters” theme, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of political culture.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321434630
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/09/2007
Series:
MyPoliSciLab Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Government in America.
  2. The Constitution.
  3. Federalism.
  4. Civil Liberties and Public Policy.

  5. Civil Rights and Public Policy.
  6. Public Opinion and Political Action.
  7. The Mass Media and the Political Agenda.
  8. Political Parties.
  9. Nominations and Campaigns.

10. Elections and Voting Behavior.
11. Interest Groups.
12. Congress.
13. The Presidency.

14. The Congress, the President, and the Budget: Politics of Taxing and Spending.

15. The Federal Bureaucracy.
16. The Federal Courts.

17. Economic Policy Making.

18. Social Welfare Policymaking.
19. Policymaking for Healthcare and the Environment.

20. National Security Policy Making.

21. The New Face of State and Local Government.

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