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Government in America, Brief

Government in America, Brief - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205806584

Cover of Government in America, Brief 11TH 11 (ISBN 978-0205806584)
ISBN13: 978-0205806584
ISBN10: 0205806589

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $139.25

Government in America, Brief - 11TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205806584

George C. Edwards

ISBN13: 978-0205806584
ISBN10: 0205806589

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Updated in a new 11thedition,Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, particularly its effect on students. Designed around the theme that #x1C;politics matters,#x1D; this descriptive text emphasizes public policy - what government actuallydoes.It contains recent political developments and policy on the global economic recession and addresses President Barack Obama's impact on our current government.

The brief edition is a streamlined version of this bestseller.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Government in America.
2. The Constitution.
3. Federalism.
4. Civil Liberties.

5. Civil Rights.
6. Public Opinion and Political Action.
7. The Mass Media and the Political Agenda.
8. Political Parties.
9. Campaigns and Voting Behavior.
10. Interest Groups.
11. Congress.
12. The Presidency.

13. The Federal Bureaucracy.

14. The Federal Courts.

15. The Congress, the President, and the Budget: Politics of Taxing and Spending.

16. Social Welfare Policymaking.
17. National Security Policy Making.