The New American Democracy / Edition 7

The New American Democracy / Edition 7

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by Morris P. Fiorina, Paul E. Peterson, Bertram D. Johnson, William G. Mayer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205780164

ISBN-13: 9780205780167

Pub. Date: 12/31/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Updated in a new 7th edition, The New American Democracy offers a stimulating, analytical approach to American government and a unique perspective on contemporary politics with an emphasis on elections and their importance in the American political system. The authors -- among the most well-known and well-respected scholars working in political

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Updated in a new 7th edition, The New American Democracy offers a stimulating, analytical approach to American government and a unique perspective on contemporary politics with an emphasis on elections and their importance in the American political system. The authors -- among the most well-known and well-respected scholars working in political science today --propose in their text that politicians today are perpetually engaged in the election process—a “permanent campaign”—which has profoundly affected how our government functions today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205780167
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/31/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
191,858
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF A NEW AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.

1. Democracy in the United States.

2. Establishing a Constitutional Democracy.

3. Federalism: Division of Power Among National, State, and Local Governments.

4. American Political Culture

II. THE INGREDIENTS OF THE NEW AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.

5. Public Opinion.

6. Individual Participation.

7. Interest-Group Participation in American Democracy.

8. Political Parties.

9. The Media.

III. CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS.

10. Electing the President.

11. Choosing the Congress.

IV. THE GOVERNMENT.

12. The Congress and Its Work.

13. The Presidency: Powers and Practice.

14. The Bureaucracy.

15. The Courts.

V. CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS.

16. Civil Liberties.

17. Civil Rights.

VI. PUBLIC POLICY.

18. Domestic Policy.

19. Economic Policy.

20. Foreign and Defense Policy.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book itself is probably just fine but the book I received was so covered in highlighter that in some places the text was indiscernible. I'm going to try to see if I can't send the one I have back for a replacement with out having to order the rental again.