Government by the People
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|Format:||Mixed media product, 576 pages, 7th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.)|
|Published In: ||United States, 15 February 2007|
For courses in American government Grounded in the most authoritative scholarship available in the introductory course, Government by the People is a complete introduction to American Government and the discipline of Political Science. It is built around a simple goal to make students effective participants in our political culture by making them informed consumers of that culture. This is the text that will help students understand why government and politics matter. With a new, engaging design and three new, compelling features, the 22nd edition of Government by the People continues in the long tradition of the book that has been the cornerstone of American Government classes for over 50 years. As we enter this very complex political era, there is no more reliable text to help you advance your students from being simple onlookers to knowledgeable participants in the American political experience.
Table of Contents
1. Constitutional Democracy 2. American Federalism 3. Political Culture and Ideology 4. The American Political Landscape 5. Political parties and Interest Groups 6. Public Opinion, Voting, and Elections 7. The Media and American Politics 8. Congress 9. The Presidency 10. The Federal Administrative System 11. The Judiciary 12. First Amendment Freedoms 13. Equal Justice Under Law 14. Making Economic, Regulatory, and Social Policy 15. Making Foreign and Defense Policy Appendix
|Publisher: ||Prentice Hall|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 x 2.0 centimeters (1.18 kg)|