Understanding American Government, 12th Edition / Edition 12

Understanding American Government, 12th Edition / Edition 12

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by Susan Welch, John Comer, John Gruhl, Susan M. Rigdon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495568392

ISBN-13: 9780495568391

Pub. Date: 01/27/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


A fascinating, provocative read, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT gives you an inside look at the American political system and how the government works. You'll read about 2008 election controversies, ethical choices, diversity issues, and more--all important information that you will need throughout your life as an involved voter and citizen.

Overview


A fascinating, provocative read, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT gives you an inside look at the American political system and how the government works. You'll read about 2008 election controversies, ethical choices, diversity issues, and more--all important information that you will need throughout your life as an involved voter and citizen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495568391
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. The American People. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism. Part II: LINKS BETWEEN PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT. 4. Public Opinion. 5. News Media. 6. Interest Groups. 7. Political Parties. 8. Elections. 9. Money and Politics. Part III: INSTITUTIONS. 10. Congress. 11. The Presidency. 12. The Bureaucracy. 13. The Judiciary. Part IV: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS. 14. Civil Liberties. 15. Civil Rights. Part V: PUBLIC POLICIES. 16. Economic Policy. 17. Social Welfare and Health Policy. 18. Foreign Policy. Notes. Appendix A: The Declaration of Independence. Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix C: Federalist Paper 10. Appendix D: Federalist Paper 51. Glossary. Index.

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