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American Government Roots and Reform, 2011 Texas Edition

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ISBN-10: 0205825842

ISBN-13: 9780205825844

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Karen J. O'Connor, Larry J. Sabato, Alixandra B. Yanus, L. Tucker Gibson, Clay Robison

List price: $205.60
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Updated in a new 2011 Texas edition,American Government: Roots and Reformprovides the historical context students need to understand our government and the most crucial and controversial issues affecting the nation in the 21st century. This bestselling book has been extensively revised to provide in-depth coverage of President Barack Obamars"s first two years in office and the 111 th Congress, the 2010 congressional elections, continued concerns related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and domestic concerns related to health care reform and the economy.
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Book details

List price: $205.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Dr. Sabato is an election analyst, a former Rhodes Scholar & Danforth fellow. He has appeared on dozens of nationally broadcast television shows, including "Nightline", "Face the Nation", "The Today Show", "Good Morning America", "48 Hours", "Larry King Live", & the "Jim Lehrer News Hour". He has served on many national & state commissions & is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants & academic awards.

Foundations of Government
The Political Landscape
The Constitution
Federalism
State and Local Government
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Institutions of Government
Congress
The Presidency
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Political Behavior
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Political Parties
Elections and Voting
The Campaign Process
The News Media
Interest Groups
Public Policy
Domestic Policy
Economic Policy
Foreign and Defense Policy
Texas Government
The Context for Texas Politics and Government
The Texas Constitution
Local Government and Politics in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Governor and Bureaucracy in Texas
The Texas Judiciary
Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections, and Campaigns in Texas
Contemporary Public Policy Issues in Texas
Appendices
The Declaration of Independence
Federalist No. 10
Federalist No. 51
Federalist No. 78
Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-2010