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Living Democracy, 2010 Update, Brief California Edition

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ISBN-10: 0205792014

ISBN-13: 9780205792016

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Daniel M. Shea, Joanne Connor Green, Christopher Smith, Milton Clarke

List price: $127.80
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Updated in a new 2nd edition, this book is organized around a "participation" approach and provides an innovative content style and interactive assessment. It is is designed to get readers to participate in their learning and in all aspects of American politics. Covering the foundations and institutions of the American Government, readers are prompted to draw connections between government topics and current events while finding a role for themselves in politics and government. This update includes coverage of the seismic changes that have taken place across our political landscape since the second edition published and Barack Obama took office. The BriefCaliforniaedition includes the…    
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Book details

List price: $127.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.070
Language: English

Foundations of American Government
American Governance: Democracy in Action
Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework
The Institutions of American Government
The Judiciary
Civil Rights and Liberties
Congress and the Legislative Process
The Presidency and the Federal Bureaucracy
The American Public and the Democratic Process
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Politics of the Media
Civic Engagement
Interest Groups and Social Movements
Elections and Political Participation
Political Parties
The Policy Process
Domestic and Foreign Policy Development
California Approaches Democracy
Democracy California Style: Political Participation
The California State Legislature
The California Executive and Bureaucracy
The California Judiciary
Local Government in California
California Fiscal Policy