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Government by the People / Edition 7

Government by the People / Edition 7

by David B. Magleby, Cronin, Peltason, Burns, Light


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136131939
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 03/07/2007
Series: Government by the People Series
Edition description: California Brief
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.07(d)

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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