Critical Thinking and American Government
Designed to be used in conjunction with the major texts used in American Government courses, this work provides information and exercises to hone the skills necessary for success in interpretation and analysis of information. Exercises address issues and content corresponding to chapter topics in popular American Government texts, but are designed to be worked without the need of additional references. Information is derived from a number of sources including Supreme Court opinions, congressional hearings, and public opinion polls, with discussion topics covering a variety of issues ranging from affirmative action to foreign relations.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 205.74 x 276.86 x 17.78mm | 589.67g
- 01 Jun 1998
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
Table of contents
Preface. Critical Thinking and Political Analysis. Governing Principles and Ideology. Federalism. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. The Mass Media. Political Parties and Elections. Interest Groups. Congress. The Presidency. Bureaucracy and the Regulatory Process. The Judiciary. Civil Rights. Civil Liberties. Public Policies.