HarperCollins College Outline Introduction to Government

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Overview

This book is part of an all-new, in-depth series, featuring titles in all areas of study, including Humanities, Social Science, Business, Engineering, Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Featuring the most up-to-date information, each book is written by educators in the field, for students as well as the general reader. Without sacrificing quality, these outlines summarize the material in a format that assures easy comprehension.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780064671569
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/28/1992
  • Series: College Outline Series
  • Pages: 263
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.71 (d)

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Dr. Larry Elowitz is the Carl Vinson Professor of Political Science at Georgia College and State University located in Milledgeville, Georgia. Born in Elizabeth, NJ,. Dr. Elowitz received his B.Ed. and M.A. from the University of Miami (Fla.) and his Ph.D. in Political Science/International Relations from the University of Florida. He has taught the following courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels: Introduction to American Government, American Foreign Policy, International Problems, Terrorism, National Security Policy, the Presidency, and Environmental Politics. Dr. Elowitz was Visiting Professor of National Security Affairs at the United States Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Alabama.

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Introduction to Government, part of the HarperCollins Outline series, is intended as a supplement to the main American government textbooks, both softcover and hardcover, currently used in senior high schools and at the freshman level in colleges and universities throughout the nation. Introduction to Government provides the "essentials" about American political institutions, leaders, and concepts so that the student can better comprehend related materials found in comprehensive textbooks. Real-life political examples are disseminated throughout in order to reinforce substantive material. This new title covers the three branches of government, federalism, public opinion, the media, parties, interest groups, the bureaucracy, voting, campaigns, and elections. There is also a chapter on public policy. The book contains a glossary of key terms important to the study of American government, as well as relevant appendices. This work can also serve as an effective review device to, study for major course examinations.

I am grateful to Jonathon E. Brodman and Fred N. Grayson for their invaluable technical assistance and encouragement extended to me during this project's evolution. Finally, I would like to thank my wife, Sharon, whose support, patience, and computer skills were all essential to the book's completion.

Larry Elowitz
Georgia College

Introduction to Government. Copyright © by Larry Elowitz. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books aresold.

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