American Government: Continuity and Change

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Longman, Dec 1, 1999 - Political Science - 802 pages
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Since its first edition, American Government has diligently reflected the rapid changes in American politics, and has always aimed to present information about politics that will actively engage students and provide them with the information they need to make informed decisions about their government, politics, and politicians. Readers will see how every generation evaluates our government and makes it ever more responsive to the needs of the people while maintaining the vision of the Founders.

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Contents

Characteristics of American Democracy
14
PART ONE FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT 1 The Political Landscape 2
35
The Constitution
37
Copyright

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KAREN O'CONNOR has written more than 50 books, including Squeeze the Moment, Help, Lord! I'm Having a Senior Moment! and Help, Lord! I'm Having a Senior Moment--Again! She is a popular speaker, instructor and consultant who has appeared on many national and international television and radio programs, including The 700 Club and the Sally Jessy Raphael Show. She is the recipient of The San Diego Writers Guild 1997 Author of the Year Award, and the 2002 Mount Hermon Special Recognition Award. She and her husband, Charles, have five children and make their home in Watsonville, California.

Larry J. Sabato is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, and the Director of the UVA Center for Politics. His over 20 books include Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election, and the American politics text, American Government: Continuity and Change. Other contributors include:
Jeanne Shaheen, Harvard University Institute of Politics
Gabriel Escobar, Pew Hispanic Center
Jeff Birnbaum, The Washington Post
James Kitfield, National Journal
Bruce Alpert, New Orleans Times
John Dickerson, Slate Magazine
John Hinderaker, Powerlineblog.com
Markos Moulitsas, Dailykos.com

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