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Government by the People

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ISBN-10: 0205806708

ISBN-13: 9780205806706

Edition: 9th 2011 (Brief Edition)

Authors: David B. Magleby, Paul Charles Light, Christine L. Nemacheck

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Updated in a new 9th edition, this book offers accessible, carefully crafted, and straightforward coverage of the foundations of American politics, as well as a consistent focus on the achievements of a government by the people. Built on decades of authoritative scholarship, this completely updated text demonstrates that politics matters by emphasizing the accomplishments of a governmentof the people,bythe people,andforthe people.
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Book details

List price: $139.20
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Introduction: Government by the People
Constitutional Principles
Constitutional Democracy the Constitution of the United States
American Federalism
The Political Process
The American Political Landscape
Political Parties and Interest Groups
Public Opinion and Participation
Elections, Campaigns, and the Media
Policy Making Institutions
The Presidency
The Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Rights and Liberties
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
The Politics of National Policy
Making Economic and Social Policy
Making Foreign and Defense Policy
Conclusion: Sustaining Constitutional Democracy