American Government in Action

American Government in Action : Principle, Process, Politics

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Focusing on the three words in the subtitle - principles, process and politics - this work on the American political system features marginal definitions for quick reference to important terms.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 816.46g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • Illustrations (some col.), col. map,ports.
  • 0130789240
  • 9780130789242

Table of contents

Part 1 Constitutional foundations: understanding American politics; America's constitutional design; the constitution in action; federalism, nationalism and democracy. Part 2 Politics and the people: citizen rights and liberties; the public's role in American politics; interest groups in American politics; elections, parties and campaign politics. Part 3 Institutions: the United States Congress; the American presidency; the federal bureaucracy; the American judiciary; unelected representatives. Part 4 Domestic and global policy: domestic policy; foreign policy and America's global context; Americans and their government.show more