American Government : Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives

By (author) Shomaker, Mark; By (author) Newell, Charldean; By (author) Prindle, David F.; By (author) Yalof, David A.; By (author) Dautrich, Kenneth

With complete Election 2008 updates and analysis, American Government: Historical, Popular, And Global Perspectives, Texas Edition, offers a uniquely current and comprehensive introduction to American government and politics, as well as several chapters devoted entirely to Texas politics. This engaging new text provides fresh perspectives on key concepts to pique readers' interest and deepen their understanding and appreciation of the political process. The text introduces political institutions first to provide a strong historical emphasis, and then explores chapter topics in a uniquely effective way through historical, popular, and global perspectives. This remarkable new text provides a thorough introduction to both the core concepts of American government and the basic foundations of Texas politics.

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  • PART I: FOUNDATIONS. 1: Perspectives on American Government. 2: The Founding and the Constitution. 3: Federalism. 4: Civil Liberties. 5: Civil Rights, Equality, and Social Movements. PART II: INSTITUTIONS. 6: Congress. 7: The Presidency. 8: The Federal Bureaucracy. 9: The Judiciary. PART III: POLITICAL BEHAVIOR. 10: Public Opinion. 11: Interest Groups. 12: The Media and Politics. 13: Political Parties. 14: Voting and Participation. 15: Campaigns and Elections. PART IV: PUBLIC POLICY. 16: American Economic Policy. 17: American Social Policy. 18: American Foreign Policy. PART V: TEXAS POLITICS. 19: The Context of Texas Politics. 20: The Texas Constitution. 21: The Electoral Process in Texas. 22: The Texas Legislature. 23: The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy. 24: The Texas Judiciary and Criminal Justice System. 25: Local Government in Texas.

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書名 American Government : Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives
著作者等 Dautrich, Kenneth
Newell, Charldean
Prindle, David F.
Yalof, David A.
Shomaker, Mark
書名別名 Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives
出版元 Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
刊行年月 2009.02.05
ページ数 976p
大きさ H246 x W189
ISBN 9780495570318
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国