Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy / Edition 1

Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy / Edition 1

by Robert Singh
ISBN-10:
0199250499
ISBN-13:
9780199250493
Pub. Date:
06/05/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
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Overview

Governing America: The Politics of a Divided Democracy / Edition 1

An innovative edited textbook, designed for first-time students of American politics. This volume offers an accessible and comprehensive examination of American politics both before and after September 11. Governing America covers the foundations of modern American politics, the structure of American governing institutions, domestic and foreign public policies and a series of contemporary controversies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199250493
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/05/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Robert Singh
Part I
Historical and Theoretical Context
1. America and the World, Michael Cox
2. America and the World, Michael Cox
Part II
Institutions and Intermediary Organizations
3. The US Constitution, Richard Hodder-Williams
4. Federalism, John G. Francis
5. Political Parties and the Party System, Robert Mason
6. Elections, Candice Nelson
7. Mass Media, Pete Lentini
8. The Presidency, John Hart
9. Congress, John E. Owens
10. Federal Judiciary, Richard Hodder Williams
11. Federal Bureaucracy, Mark Carl Rom
12. Interest Groups, Burdett Loomis
Part III
Public Policy
13. Economic Policy, Nigel Bowles
14. Foreign Policy, John Dumbrell
15. Foreign Economic Policy, Steve Burman
16. Environmental Policy, Elizabeth Bomberg
17. Social Policy, Fiona Ross
Part IV
Issues and Controversies
18. Abortion, Martin Durham
19. Gun Control, Robert Singh
20. Capital Punishment, Robert Singh
21. Gender, Vivien Hart
22. Religion, Steve Bruce
23. Gay Rights, Don Haider-Markel
24. Race and Multiculturalism, Eric Kaufmann
25. American Power Before and After September 11, Michael Cox

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