Approaching Democracy

ISBN-10: 020577847X

ISBN-13: 9780205778478

Edition: 7th 2011

List price: $154.00
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Updated in a new 7th edition this book is organized around the evolving nature of the American experiment in democratic government. With a clear and compelling central theme this book provides the theory and basics of American political science as well as the nation's political history. This book covers the foundations, institutions, and process of American democracy with a clear and relevant approach in an easily readable format. It sharpens the critical thinking skills needed to analyze these evolving relationships through its multitude of new critical thinking questions and timelines.
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List price: $154.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

About the Authors
Foundations of American Democracy
Approaching Democracy
The Founding and the Constitution The Constitution of the United States
Institutions of American Democracy
The Presidency
The Judiciary
The Bureaucracy
Processes of American Democracy
Public Opinion
Political Parties
Participation, Voting, and Elections
Interest Groups
The Media
Liberties and Rights in American Democracies
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights and Political Equality
Policy Making in American Democracy
Domestic and Economic Policy
Foreign Policy
Introducing the Concept of Approaching Democracy
Presidents and Congresses, 1789���2009
Supreme Court Justices
The Declaration of Independence
The Federalist, No. 10, James Madison
The Federalist, No. 51, James Madison
Suggested Readings
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