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The Politics of Power : A Critical Introduction to American Government - Ira Katznelson

The Politics of Power

A Critical Introduction to American Government

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Published: 6th August 2010
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This brief introduction to American government highlights the ongoing tension between capitalism and democracy. With recent political conflict over issues such as how to rein in Wall Street, expand access to health care, put Americans back to work, and plan for an increasingly globalized future, the time is ripe for a new edition of The Politics of Power.

Chapter 1: Democracy's Challenge

Part I: American Political Economy

Chapter 2: Capitalism and Democracy

Chapter 3: The History of American Political Economy

Part II: Political Participation

Chapter 4: Political Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion

Chapter 5: Interest Groups and Social Movements

Part III: Political Institutions

Chapter 6: The Presidency

Chapter 7: The Congress

Chapter 8: The Courts

Part IV: Public Policy

Chapter 9: Economic Policy

Chapter 10: Social Policy

Chapter 11: Foreign Policy

Chapter 12: Democracy's Character and Future

ISBN: 9780393933253
ISBN-10: 0393933253
Audience: Adult Education
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 6th August 2010
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.8  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised