ISBN-10:
1285871111
ISBN-13:
2901285871119
Pub. Date:
01/01/2015
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
GOVT 7 (Book Only) / Edition 7

GOVT 7 (Book Only) / Edition 7

by Edward I. Sidlow
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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with input from more than 250 students and faculty, GOVT is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles and needs of today's learners. Focusing on the current and historical conflicts and controversies that define America as a nation, GOVT is a streamlined and extremely current text for the American Government course. Its motivating debate theme and appealing modern format speak directly to today's learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901285871119
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author


Edward Sidlow is professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University, and is also EMU's Faculty Representative to the NCAA. Sidlow received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1979. He teaches broadly in the area of American politics, and has published two books on Congress in addition to numerous articles in professional journals. Prior to his work at EMU, Sidlow served on the faculties of Arizona State University, Miami (OH) University, and Northwestern University, and was an academic administrator at Loyola University Chicago. He has won awards for outstanding teaching at Miami, Northwestern, and EMU, and is often called upon by print and electronic media for political analysis.

Beth Henschen received her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University, and was a faculty member in the departments of political science at Purdue University and Loyola University Chicago before joining the faculty at Eastern Michigan University. She teaches courses in American government, judicial politics, and civil rights and liberties, and has been the recipient of several awards for teaching excellence. Her articles have appeared in numerous professional journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Politics Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Judicature, Policy Studies Review, and Political Research Quarterly.

Table of Contents


Skill Prep: A Study Skills Module Take Action: A Guide to Political Participation Part I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1. America in the 21st Century. 2. The Constitution. 3. Federalism. Part II: OUR LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS. 4. Civil Liberties. 5. Civil Rights. Part III: THE POLITICS OF DEMOCRACY. 6. Interest Groups. 7. Political Parties. 8. Public Opinion and Voting. 9. Campaigns and Elections. 10. Politics and the Media. Part IV: INSTITUTIONS. 11. Congress. 12. The Presidency. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Judiciary. Part V: PUBLIC POLICY. 15. Domestic Policy. 16. Foreign Policy. Appendix A: The Declaration of Independence. Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix C: Supreme Court Justices since 1900. Appendix D: Information on U.S. Presidents. (ONLINE) Appendix E: Party Control of Congress since 1900. (ONLINE) Appendix F: Federalist Papers No. 10 and No. 51.

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