Politics of American Government0

Politics of American Government0

Hardcover(Older Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312137755
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 747
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xv
The American Political Environment
1(30)
PART I CONSTITUTIONAL POLITICS
The Constitutional Basis of American Politics
31(30)
Federalism in Theory and Practice
61(34)
PART II THE POLITICS OF LIBERTY AND EQUALITY
Civil Rights and Liberties
95(30)
Issues of Freedom and Equality
125(40)
PART III THE POLITICS OF PARTICIPATION
Political Socialization and Participation
165(30)
Public Opinion
195(36)
Political Interest Groups
231(40)
Political Parties
271(40)
Campaigns and Elections
311(54)
Politics and the News Media
365(50)
PART IV AMERICAN POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS
Congress
415(48)
The Presidency
463(50)
The Executive Bureaucracy
513(40)
The Judiciary
553(42)
PART V POLITICS AND PUBLIC POLICY
The Policy-Making Process
595(26)
Domestic Policy
621(36)
Economic Policy
657(44)
Foreign and Defense Policy
701
APPENDIXES
A The Declaration of Independence
A-1
B The Constitution of the United States of America
B-1
C From The Federalist, Nos. 10 and 51
C-1
D Presidential Elections
D-1
E Party Control of Congress, 1901-1999
E-1
F United States Supreme Court Justices, 1789-1996
F-1
Glossary G-1
References R-1
Index to References I-1
Index I-5

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