Understanding the Constitution

Understanding the Constitution

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For close to fifty years, Understanding the Constitution has helped students understand and interpret the document that outlines America's fundamental rules and government structures. Always current and concise, this textbook is an indispensable supplement for courses in constitutional law, judicial process, and the American government. Features: * This handbook examines the Constitution clause by clause in light of judicial interpretation and current applications. * Peltason provides thorough commentary for key Constitutional issues, while encouraging students to explore different interpretations of the constitution. New to this edition: * Understanding the Constitution now covers the 1995-1996 Supreme Court Session. * Peltason discusses the Supreme Court's current consideration of such volatile issues as affirmative action, cyberspace and the First Amendment, and federalism.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 497 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 657.71g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 14th Revised edition
  • 0155036858
  • 9780155036857

Table of contents

Preface. Background of the Constitution. Basic Features of the Constitution. The Constitution of the United States. Amendments to the Constitution. Epilogue: The Constitution and the Political Process. The Constitution of the United States of America. Index.
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