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Where America Stands 1997
     

Where America Stands 1997

by Michael Golay, Frank Newport (Foreword by), Carl Rollyson (With)
 

Find out what Americans think and need to know about vital issues affecting your life

The all-new 1997 edition of Where America Stands has the facts and figures you need to understand today's hottest social and political topics. With handsome, state-of-the-art graphics, this authoritative reference brings a quick, clear focus to the nation's most pressing issues

Overview

Find out what Americans think and need to know about vital issues affecting your life

The all-new 1997 edition of Where America Stands has the facts and figures you need to understand today's hottest social and political topics. With handsome, state-of-the-art graphics, this authoritative reference brings a quick, clear focus to the nation's most pressing issues. Each chapter covers:

  • What Americans think according to the latest Gallup Polls
  • Comprehensive, easy-to-understand background information
  • Expert analysis, insight, and a look toward trends in the making

Here's where to turn when you want to know where America stands on:

  • Election '96
  • Welfare reform
  • The presidency
  • Crime and the justice system
  • Immigration
  • Gambling
  • Gay rights —tolerance or affirmation
  • Israel and the Middle East
  • Race and affirmative action
  • Abortion and the right to die
  • Smoking and drinking —a government issue?

This special Election '96 edition contains a cogent wrap-up and analysis of the candidates and issues that impacted voters across the nation. Understand how and why key races turned out as they did —and what those results mean for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471161837
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/10/1997
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.77(d)

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