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Understanding American Politics and Government, Alternate Edition / Edition 2
     

Understanding American Politics and Government, Alternate Edition / Edition 2

by John J. Coleman
 

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ISBN-10: 0205829341

ISBN-13: 9780205829347

Pub. Date: 01/11/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Updated in a new 2nd edition, Understanding American Politics and Government provides students with a substantive foundation on the fundamentals of our government while enlisting them to become more discerning consumers of political information, better decision-makers and more effective citizens. Using a journalistic, example-rich narrative, this unique

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Updated in a new 2nd edition, Understanding American Politics and Government provides students with a substantive foundation on the fundamentals of our government while enlisting them to become more discerning consumers of political information, better decision-makers and more effective citizens. Using a journalistic, example-rich narrative, this unique text schools students in the building blocks of good social science by distinguishing between the concepts of “correlation” and “causation.”

*The Alternate version of this text does not contain the policy chapters found in the National version*

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205829347
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Thinking About American Politics

2 Political Culture

3 The Constitution

4 Federalism

5 Civil Liberties

6 Civil Rights

7 Public Opinion

8 Political Participation

9 Voting, Elections, and Campaigns

10 Media and Politics

11 Political Parties

12 Interest Groups

13 Congress

14 Presidency

15 The Federal Court System

16 The Bureaucracy

17 State and Local Governments

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