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Politics in America, National Version (Election Reprint) - Thomas R. Dye

Politics in America, National Version (Election Reprint)

Hardcover Published: 9th December 2008
ISBN: 9780130939845
Number Of Pages: 708

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Politics in America uses Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics??Who gets what, when, and how??as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulating introduction to the American political system. Focusing on the millennial election year, Dye's lively and absorbing narrative examines the struggle for power?the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arena?and an abundance of feature boxes explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and introduce important people. One of the most well known political scientists, Tom Dye has written a balanced, and exceedingly readable book. The National Version provides complete coverage of all aspects of politics and political culture, the constitution, political participants and institutions and political outcomes with regard to personal liberty, civil rights, the economy and national security. For individuals interested in American politics.

Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How
Political Culture: Ideas in Conflict
The Constitution: Limiting Governmental Power
Federalism: Dividing Governmental Power
Opinion and Participation: Thinking and Acting in Politics
Mass Media: Setting the Political Agenda
Political Parties: Organizing Politics
Campaigns and Elections: Deciding Who Governs
Interest Groups: Getting Their Share and More
Congress: Politics on Capitol Hill
The President: White House Politics
The Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Politics
Courts: Judicial Politics
Politics and Personal Liberty
Politics and Civil Rights
Politics and Social Welfare
Politics and National Security
Appendices: The Declaration of Independence
The Federalist, No
The Federalist, No
Presidential Voting, 1789-1996
Party Control of Congress, 1901-2001
Basic Version: Table of Contents as above for Chapters 1-15 only
No separate policy chapters in this version
Texas Edition: Table of contents as above plus these additional chapters concerning Texas politics
The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics
The Texas Constitution
Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy
Texas Judiciary
Local Government in Texas
National Version:
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ISBN: 9780130939845
ISBN-10: 0130939846
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 708
Published: 9th December 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.3 x 22.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.69
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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