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Living Democracy, 2010 Update, Texas Edition / Edition 2
     

Living Democracy, 2010 Update, Texas Edition / Edition 2

by Daniel M. Shea, Joanne Connor Green, Christopher Smith, L. Tucker Gibson, Clay M Robison
 

ISBN-10: 0205799965

ISBN-13: 9780205799961

Pub. Date: 02/04/2010

Publisher: Longman

Updated to reflect the current political landscape, this book is organized around a "participation" approach and provides an innovative content style and interactive assessment. It is is designed to get readers to participate in their learning and in all aspects of American politics.

Covering the foundations and institutions of the American Government, readers

Overview

Updated to reflect the current political landscape, this book is organized around a "participation" approach and provides an innovative content style and interactive assessment. It is is designed to get readers to participate in their learning and in all aspects of American politics.

Covering the foundations and institutions of the American Government, readers are prompted to draw connections between government topics and current events while finding a role for themselves in politics and government. This update includes coverage of the seismic changes that have taken place across our political landscape since the second edition published and Barack Obama took office.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205799961
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/04/2010
Series:
MyPoliSciLab Series
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
9.42(w) x 10.94(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations of American Government

1 American Government: Democracy in Action

2 Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework

Part Two: The Institutions of American Government

3 Federalism

4 The Judiciary

5 Civil Liberties

6 Civil Rights

7 Congress

8 The Presidency

Part Three: The American Public and the Democratic Process

9 Bureaucracy

10 Political Socialization and Public Opinion

11 The Politics of the Media

12 Civic and Political Engagement

13 Interest Groups

14 Elections and Political Participation in America

Part Four: Public Policy

15 Political Parties

16 Public Policy in the United States

17 Making Economic Policy

18 Foreign and National Security Policy

19 The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics

20 The Texas Constitution

21 Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas

22 The Texas Legislature

23 The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy

24 The Texas Judiciary

25 Local Government in Texas

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