The Struggle for Democracy / Edition 10

The Struggle for Democracy / Edition 10

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by Edward S. Greenberg, Benjamin I. Page
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205771297

ISBN-13: 9780205771295

Pub. Date: 12/27/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Updated in a new 10th edition, The Struggle for Democracy challenges students to think critically about American government and to evaluate the quality of democracy in America within a unique framework that offers a holistic view of our system. Its critical thinking approach to politics, features, and narrative are designed to teach

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Updated in a new 10th edition, The Struggle for Democracy challenges students to think critically about American government and to evaluate the quality of democracy in America within a unique framework that offers a holistic view of our system. Its critical thinking approach to politics, features, and narrative are designed to teach students to look closely and question logically about the American political process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205771295
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/27/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 - INTRODUCTION: MAIN THEMES

CHAPTER 1 Democracy and American Politics

PART 2 - STRUCTURE

CHAPTER 2 The Constitution

CHAPTER 3 Federalism: States and Nation

CHAPTER 4 The Structural Foundations of American Government and Politics

PART 3 - POLITICAL LINKAGE

CHAPTER 5 Public Opinion

CHAPTER 6 The News Media

CHAPTER 7 Interest Groups and Business Corporations

CHAPTER 8 Social Movements

CHAPTER 9 Political Parties

CHAPTER10 Voting, Campaigns, and Elections

PART 4 - GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNING

CHAPTER11 Congress

CHAPTER12 The Presidency

CHAPTER13 The Executive Branch

CHAPTER14 The Courts

PART 5 - WHAT GOVERNMENT DOES

CHAPTER15 Civil Liberties: The Struggle for Freedom

CHAPTER16 Civil Rights: The Struggle for Political Equality

CHAPTER17 The Budget and Economic Policies

CHAPTER18 Social Safety Nets

CHAPTER19 Foreign Policy and National Defense

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The Struggle for Democracy (with Student Access Code Card) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I see how the politicians smear-campaign against one another, and this book seems a little more neutral than the rest of the USA seems to be showing. This book is going to be on my bookshelf for a long time to come!