ISBN-10:
0130939846
ISBN-13:
2900130939844
Pub. Date:
12/20/2008
Publisher:
PromiseLand Publishing
Politics in America / Edition 4

Politics in America / Edition 4

by Thomas R. R. Dye

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ISBN-13: 2900130939844
Publisher: PromiseLand Publishing
Publication date: 12/20/2008
Edition description: Election Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. POLITICS.

1. Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How.
2. Political Culture: Ideas in Conflict.

II. CONSTITUTION.

3. The Constitution: Limiting Governmental Power.
4. Federalism: Dividing Governmental Power.

III. PARTICIPANTS.

5. Opinion and Participation: Thinking and Acting in Politics.
6. Mass Media: Setting the Political Agenda.
7. Political Parties: Organizing Politics.
8. Campaigns and Elections: Deciding Who Governs.
9. Interest Groups: Getting Their Share and More.

IV. INSTITUTIONS.

10. Congress: Politics on Capitol Hill.
11. The President: White House Politics.
12. The Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Politics.
13. Courts: Judicial Politics.

V. OUTCOMES.

14. Politics and Personal Liberty.
15. Politics and Civil Rights.
16. Politics and the Economy.
17. Politics and Social Welfare.
18. Politics and National Security.

APPENDICES:

The Declaration of Independence.
The Federalist, No. 10, James Madison.
The Federalist, No 51, James Madison.
Presidential Voting, 1789-1996.
Party Control of Congress, 1901-2001.
Notes.
Index.

Basic Version: Table of Contents follows above for Chapters 1-15 only. No separate policy chapters in this version.

Texas Edition: Table of contents follows above plus these additional chapters concerning Texas politics:
19. The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics.
20. The Texas Constitution.
21. Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas.
22. The Texas Legislature.
23. The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy.
24. Texas Judiciary.
25. Local Government in Texas.

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