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MyPoliSciLab Student Access Code Card For Government by the People (National, State and Local, National, and Alternate Editions) (Standalone)

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This access code card gives you access to all of MyPoliSciLab’s grade-boosting resources.MyPoliSciLab is a state-of-the-art interactive and instructive solution for introductory American government courses that combines multimedia simulations, video debates, research support, and practice tests to make learning fun! This is the product access code card for MyPoliSciLab and does not include the actual bound book.

Updated in a new 24th edition Government by the People, National, State, and Local Edition demonstrates that politics matters by emphasizing the accomplishments of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Building on decades of authoritative scholarship, this completely updated text continues to offer 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. The National, State, and Local Edition includes the exact same coverage as the National version, but with additional chapters devoted to State & Local Politics.

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ISBN-13: 9780205057481
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Product dimensions: 6.95(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.08(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Idea of America

Part I: Constitutional Principles

Chapter 1: Constitutional Democracy

Chapter 2: The U.S. Constitution

Chapter 3: American Federalism

Part II: The Political Process

Chapter 4: Political Culture and Ideology

Chapter 5: The American Political Landscape

Chapter 6: Interest Groups

Chapter 7: Political Parties

Chapter 8: Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting

Chapter 9: Campaigns and Elections

Chapter 10: The Media and U.S. Politics

Part III: Policy-Making Institutions

Chapter 11: Congress

Chapter 12: The Presidency

Chapter 13: The Federal Bureaucracy

Chapter 14: The Judiciary

Part IV: Rights and Liberties

Chapter 15: Civil Liberties

Chapter 16: Civil Rights

Part V: The Politics of National Policy

Chapter 17: Public Policy

Chapter 18: Making Economic Policy

Chapter 19: Making Social Policy

Chapter 20: Making Foreign and Defense Policy

Part VI: State and Local Government

Chapter 21: State and Local Politics

Chapter 22: State Constitutions

Chapter 23: Parties and Elections in the States

Chapter 24: State Legislatures

Chapter 25: State Governors

Chapter 26: Judges and Justice in the States

Chapter 27: Local Governments and Metropolitics

Chapter 28: Making State and Local Policy

Chapter 29: Staffing and Financing State and Local Governments

Epilogue: Sustaining Constitutional Democracy

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