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Politics in the USA / Edition 5

Politics in the USA / Edition 5

by M.J.C. Vile, M. J. Vile
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415187305
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

M. J. C. Vile is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Kent.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations     ix
A government of limited powers     1
The nature of American politics     18
The two-party system     45
Politics and elections     74
Pressure politics     103
Congressional politics     120
Presidential politics     148
The media and politics     182
Politics and the administration     194
Politics and the judiciary     209
The making of American domestic policy     234
The making of American foreign policy     259
Postscript: American politics in the twenty-first century     282
Appendix 1     286
Appendix 2     303
Index     309

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