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American Government Readings and Responses

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ISBN-10: 053452804X

ISBN-13: 9780534528041

Edition: 2001

Authors: Monica Bauer

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Monica Bauer, Metropolitan State College of Denver, has assembled an impressive selection of up-to-date, universally themed readings to illustrate the main debates of key issues in American government. The readings cover both pro and con positions on various issues and major writers from right, left, and center are represented. In a feature unique to this text, the author includes an edited dialogue between students of varying political orientations to make the readings more real and accessible to those struggling with the material. This anthology also includes Web site selections, press releases, congressional testimony and student-led interviews with major political figures to give…    
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Book details

List price: $142.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Introduction to Students and Teachers
The Chat Room
The Readings
Infotrac
Face to Face Student Interviews
Personal Perspectives
A Note On Methodology
Acknowledgments
The Students
Interview Subjects
The Constitution
A Personal Perspective on Why Constitutions Matter
Federalism
Civil Liberties
A Personal Perspective: The Christian Coalition and Separation of Church and State
Civil Rights
A Personal Perspective on Affirmative Action
Rights of the Accused
A Personal Perspective on Crime and Punishment
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Public Opinion
Voting and Elections
A Personal Perspective on Elections
The Media
The Legislative Branch
A Personal Perspective on Congress
The Executive Branch
A Personal Perspective on the Presidency
The Judicial Branch
A Personal Perspective on the Supreme Court and Roe v. Wade
Domestic Policy
A Personal Perspective on Welfare
Foreign Policy
A Personal Perspective on War
Meet the Students
Andrew Nicholas
Sarah Echohawk Vermillion
Laura Barfield
Steve Hites
Jesse Wilkins
Shane Jackson
Asaliyeh "Aussie" Rabih
Gino Stone
John Mahaney
Krystal Bigley
Suzanne Bowen
Turi Gustafson
Will Schneider
Clint Hess
Mike Nunez
Robert Cohen
Sonya Marquez
Tony A. Young