Government by the People: Structure, Action, and Impact, 2020 Presidential Election Edition

Government by the People: Structure, Action, and Impact, 2020 Presidential Election Edition, 27th edition

  • David B. Magleby, 
  • Paul C. Light, 
  • Christine L. Nemacheck

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Overview

Government by the People provides a constitutional anchor for critical thinking to help you become an informed participant in our democracy. You'll learn the structures of American government and politics, and how to act on that knowledge to impact the future of your community, your state, the nation, and the world.

Published by Pearson (July 9th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137585106

Subject: Political Science

Category: American Government

Table of contents

PART I: CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES
1. Constitutional Democracy
2. Constitutional Foundations
3. American Federalism

PART II: THE POLITICAL PROCESS
4. The American Political Landscape
5. Interest Groups
6. Political Parties
7. Public Opinion, Ideology, Participation, and Voting
8. Campaigns and Elections
9. The Media and U.S. Politics

PART III: POLICY-MAKING INSTITUTIONS
10. Congress
11. The Presidency
12. The Federal Bureaucracy and Public Policy
13. The Judiciary

PART IV: RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
14. Civil Liberties
15. Civil Rights

PART V: THE POLITICS OF NATIONAL POLICY
16. Economic and Social Policy
17. Foreign and Defense Policy

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