ISBN-10:
0534621007
ISBN-13:
9780534621001
Pub. Date:
07/01/2003
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
America at Odds: The Essentials with CD-ROM and Infotrac / Edition 3

America at Odds: The Essentials with CD-ROM and Infotrac / Edition 3

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America at Odds: The Essentials with CD-ROM and Infotrac / Edition 3

Known for its provocative and engaging issues approach and topical organization, AMERICA AT ODDS explores the current conflicts that truly define America as a nation while involving students in discussion and debate. The engaging content and pedagogical features throughout AMERICA AT ODDS support two main goals of the text: to make students genuinely passionate about learning the ins and outs of American politics and government, and to encourage them to think about the ways their lives are affected by decisions made in the political arena. In every chapter of the text, the foundations and systems of political history, behavior, institutions, and policy are presented within the framework of issues oriented debate, making AMERICA AT ODDS truly unique as an approach to teaching the Introduction to American Government course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534621001
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Edition description: Third Edition, with Infotrac
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 11.38(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Foundations of Our American System. America in the Twenty-First Century. The Constitution. Federalism. Civil Liberties. Civil Rights. Interest Groups. Political Parties. Public Opinion and Voting. Campaigns and Elections. Politics and the Media. Congress. The Presidency. The Bureaucracy. The Judiciary.

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