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Published annually at the start of each year this text provides unmatched currency and is the first student-centered American government text. It provides instructors who normally choose either a big, brief, or essentials text with scholarly, succinct, and conventionally organized core content; and a magazine format that engages students and motivates active participation in our democracy. All this, and at a price that students prefer.
What’s more, AM GOV is the product of serious scholarship: painstaking student and instructor reviews, surveys, and focus groups, as well as and ethnographic research into student study behaviors, preferences, and needs. AM GOV brings serious fun to American Government through its quality, currency, features, and format. The new 2010 edition offers an exciting new feature calledFirst 100 Days which showcases the actions of the Obama administration during the first 100 days, and applies fundamental concepts of American Government to this historic presidency.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
1: Citizenship in Our Changing Democracy2: The Constitution: The Foundation of Citizens' Rights3: Federalism: Citizenship and the Dispersal of Power4: Civil Liberties: Expanding Citizens' Rights5: Civil Rights: Toward a More Equal Citizenry6: Public Opinion: Listening to Citizens7: Political Participation: Equal Opportunities and Unequal Voices8: Interest Groups in America9: Parties and Political Campaigns: Citizens and the Electoral Process10: Media: Tuning In or Tuning Out11: Congress: Doing the People's Business12: The Presidency: Power and Paradox13: Bureaucracy: Citizens as Owners and Consumers14: The Courts: Judicial Power in a Democratic Setting15: Public Policy: Responding to Citizens
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