American Government: Institutions and Policies / Edition 12by James Q. Wilson, Jr., John J DiIulio John J., Meena Bose
Pub. Date: 01/01/2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
For each chapter, the Student Handbook includes focus points, a study outline, key terms, notes about possible misconceptions, a data check, practice exam questions, and special application projects, as well as answers to all chapter exercises (excluding the essay questions).
Table of Contents
Part I: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. The Study of American Government. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism. 4. American Political Culture. 5. Civil Liberties. 6. Civil Rights. Part II: OPINIONS, INTERESTS AND ORGANIZATIONS. 7. Public Opinion. 8. Political Participation. 9. Political Parties. 10. Elections and Campaigns. 11. Interest Groups. 12. The Media. Part III: INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT. 13. Congress. 14. The Presidency. 15. The Bureaucracy. 16. The Judiciary. Part IV: PUBLIC POLICY AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY 17. Domestic Policy 18. Economic Policy 19. Foreign Policy 20. American Democracy, Then and Now.
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