Understanding American Politics and Government, Brief Edition / Edition 2

Understanding American Politics and Government, Brief Edition / Edition 2

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

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ISBN-10: 0205829325

ISBN-13: 9780205829323

Pub. Date: 01/10/2011

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

Overview

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 Brief version of this text contains abbreviated coverage of all the major topic areas*

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205829323
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/10/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Thinking About American Politics

Chapter 2 Political Culture

Chapter 3 The Constitution

Chapter 4 Federalism

Chapter 5 Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Chapter 6 Public Opinion

Chapter 7 Participation and Voting in America

Chapter 8 Media and Politics

Chapter 9 Political Parties

Chapter 10 Interest Groups

Chapter 11 Congress

Chapter 12 The Presidency

Chapter 13 The Federal Court System

Chapter 14 The Bureaucracy

Chapter 15 Domestic and Foreign Policy

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