GOVT 9 (with Online, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) / Edition 9 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Edward Sidlow is professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University and EMU's faculty representative to the NCAA. Sidlow received his Ph.D. from The 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: Federalist Papers No. 10 and No. 51. Appendix D: Information on U.S. Presidents. (ONLINE) Appendix E: Party Control of Congress since 1900. (ONLINE)