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Government by the People / Edition 23

Government by the People / Edition 23

by David B. Magleby, Paul Charles Light


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ISBN-13: 9780137151615
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 624

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Idea of America

Part I: Constitutional Principles

1. Constitutional Democracy

2. American Federalism

Part II: The Political Process

3. Understanding the American People

4. Political Parties and Interest Groups

5.Campaigns, Voting, and Elections

6. Public Opinion and The Media

Part III: Policy-Making Institutions

7. Congress

8. The Presidency

9. The Federal Bureaucracy

10. The Judiciary

Part IV: Rights and Liberties

11. Civil Liberties

12. Civil Rights

Part V: The Politics of National Policy

13. Making Economic and Social Policy

14. Making Foreign and Defense Policy

Epilogue: Sustaining Constitutional Democracy

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