Understanding American Government
Cengage Learning, Jan 18, 2011 - Political Science - 736 pages
UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is highly respected and trusted for its attention to research and issues of diversity, as well as for its award-winning team of authors. While covering the foundations and features of American government, this text also moves beyond the nuts and bolts to explain why and how important features of government have evolved, their impact on government and individuals, and why these features are controversial (if they are) and worth learning. More than just narrating facts and current issues, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT leaves students with an understanding of the why, so their knowledge can be applied long after the course is completed. UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is a three-time winner of the American Government Textbook Award for the Best Treatment of Women in Politics, by the Women's Caucus for Political Science.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Role of Government in America
The American People
The Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States of America
Federalist Paper 10
Other editions - View all
2012 Cengage Learning abortion administration African Americans agencies Amendment appointed Barack Obama bill budget bureaucracy Bush Bush’s campaign candidates citizens civil rights Clinton committee congressional conservative Constitution copied Copyright 2012 Cengage coverage debate democracy Democrats discrimination districts Due to electronic duplicated eBook and/or eChapter(s economic Editorial review election Electoral electronic rights example favor Founders funds George George H. W. Bush George W government’s Hillary Clinton Hispanics immigrants individuals interest groups Iraq issues justices Latinos leaders legislation liberal lobby lobbyists majority McCain members of Congress ment million minority nomination organizations party’s percent political polls president presidential primary programs Reagan reflect reform regulation Republican Rights Reserved role rules scanned schools Senate social speech spending suppressed Supreme Court television third party content tion United vote voters Washington White House whole women workers