Cover of: Government in America | George C. Edwards III

Government in America

people, politics, and policy

Brief 9th ed.

Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Tools for understanding government in America
About the authors
Introducing government in America
The constitution
Federalism
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Public opinion and political action
The mass media and the political agenda
Political parties
Campaigns and voting behavior
Interest groups
Congress
The presidency
The federal bureaucracy
The federal courts
The Congress, the president, and the budget: the politics of taxing and spending
Social welfare policymaking
National security policymaking
Issues of the times reader
Appendix
Glossary
Notes
Key terms in Spanish
Acknowledgments
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 663-680) and index.

Genre
Textbooks

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
320.473
Library of Congress
JK276 .E39 2008b

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxviii, 709 p. :
Number of pages
709

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23140102M
Internet Archive
governmentinamer00edwa_0
ISBN 10
0321442784
ISBN 13
9780321442789
LC Control Number
2006029133
Library Thing
13412
Goodreads
1715471

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