Understanding American Politics and Government

Understanding American Politics and Government

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

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ISBN-10: 0205834558

ISBN-13: 9780205834556

Pub. Date: 05/28/2010

Publisher: Pearson

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This access code card gives you access to all of MyPoliSciLab’s grade-boosting resources...PLUS a complete e-book of your textbook! MyPoliSciLab is a state-of-the-art interactive and instructive solution for introductory American government courses that combines multimedia simulations, video debates, research support, and practice tests to make learning fun! This is the product access code card for MyPoliSciLab and does not include the actual bound book.

Updated to capture the current political landscape, this book is emphasizes and explores causal questions in American Politics. It helps readers apply critical thinking tools—tools pulled directly from a social scientist’s playbook—to start answering those questions, see past today’s headlines, and understand why things really happen in our political world.

Containing chapters on political culture, media and politics, and interest groups, readers will come away from this book able to think and view their world critically. Readers will come away from the book not only excited by political questions, but with the means to explore possible answers as more thoughtful and empowered citizens

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205834556
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
6.93(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Brief 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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