Government by the People / Edition 7 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall
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Updated in a new 9th edition, this book offers accessible, carefully crafted, and straightforward coverage of the foundations of American politics, as well as a consistent focus on the achievements of a government by the people. Built on decades of authoritative scholarship, this completely updated text demonstrates that politics matters by emphasizing the accomplishments of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
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
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