American Government: Policy and Politics
In a brief, paperback format, this book combines broad coverage of American politics with thorough coverage of policy areas. Each chapter includes an exercise in using the Internet for research and a learning activity designed to allow students to apply what they have learned.
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The Policymaking Process
The Organization of This Textbook
A Changing America in a Changing World
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