Understanding American Politics and Government, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 2

Understanding American Politics and Government, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 2

by John J. Coleman, Kenneth M. Goldstein, William G. Howell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205029949

ISBN-13: 9780205029945

Pub. Date: 01/07/2011

Publisher: Pearson

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value for your students–this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.

Updated in a new 2nd edition, Understanding American Politics and Government provides

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Overview

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value for your students–this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.

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.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205029945
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/07/2011
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.00(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 Economic and Social Policy

18 Foreign Policy

19 State and Local Governments

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