The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics / Edition 5

The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics / Edition 5

by Kenneth Janda
     
 

ISBN-10: 0395833930

ISBN-13: 9780395833933

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current

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This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The authors include balanced coverage of the first two years of the Obama administration, coverage and analysis of the 2010 mid-term election, and a retrospective of the Bush presidency. The Eleventh Edition can be packaged with Aplia, which offers students automatically graded homework assignments. Organized by chapter, Aplia helps provides students immediate, detailed explanations and helps them come to class better prepared for discussion. For more on Aplia and other media available with this text, click on Supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395833933
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
735

Table of Contents

PART I: DILEMMAS OF DEMOCRACY. 1. Freedom, Order, or Equality? 2. Majoritarian or Pluralist Democracy? PART II: FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. 3. The Constitution. 4. Federalism. PART III: LINKING PEOPLE WITH GOVERNMENT. 5. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 6. The Media. 7. Participation and Voting. 8. Political Parties. 9. Nominations, Elections, and Campaigns. 10. Interest Groups. PART IV: INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT. 11. Congress. 12. The Presidency. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Courts. PART V: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS. 15. Order and Civil Liberties. 16. Equality and Civil Rights. PART VI: MAKING PUBLIC POLICY. 17. Policymaking. 18. Economic Policy. 19. Domestic Policy. 20. Global Policy. Appendix. The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution of the United States.

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