ISBN-10:
0321101316
ISBN-13:
9780321101310
Pub. Date:
07/24/2001
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Government in America: People, Politics and Policy with LP.com access card / Edition 10

Government in America: People, Politics and Policy with LP.com access card / Edition 10

by George C. Edwards

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ISBN-13: 9780321101310
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 07/24/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 1.12(h) x 11.25(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Government in America.

I. CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS.

2. The Constitution.

3. Federalism.

4. Civil Liberties and Public Policy.

5. Civil Rights and Public Policy.

II. PEOPLE AND POLITICS.

6. Public Opinion and Political Action.

7. The Mass Media and the Political Agenda.

8. Political Parties.

9. Nominations and Campaigns.

10. Elections and Voting Behavior.

11. Interest Groups.

III. THE POLICYMAKERS.

12. Congress.

13. The Presidency.

14. The Congress, the President, and the Budget: The Politics of Taxing and Spending.

15. Federal Bureaucracy.

16. The Federal Courts.

IV. POLICIES.

17. Economic Policymaking.

18. Social Welfare Policymaking.

19. Policymaking for Health Care and the Environment.

20. Foreign and Defense Policymaking.

V. STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

21. The New Face of State and Local Government.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Key Terms In Spanish.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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