Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, 2020 Presidential Election Edition, 18th edition
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Government in America shows you how politics influences the public policies that shape American society. By examining the scope of government, a key issue in American politics today, the authors will help you see how politics matters in your own life.
Published by Pearson (July 9th 2021) - Copyright © 2022
Subject: Political Science
Category: American Government
Table of contents
PART I. CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS
1. Introducing Government in America
2. The Constitution
4. Civil Liberties and Public Policy
5. Civil Rights and Public Policy
PART II. PEOPLE AND POLITICS
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
PART III. THE POLICYMAKERS
12. The Presidency
13. The Budget. The Politics of Taxing and Spending
14. The Federal Bureaucracy
15. The Federal Courts
PART IV. POLICIES
16. Economic and Social Welfare Policymaking
17. Policymaking for Health Care, the Environment, and Energy
18. National Security Policymaking
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