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American politics : a beginner's guide

Author: Jon Roper
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oneworld, 2011.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
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This dynamic Beginner's Guide covers everything you need to know about American politics today. Exploring the principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, Jon Roper asks whether the politics of personality have become too pervasive in the USA. Tackling the nature of the presidency, American foreign policy, and President Obama's administration, this is a sharp analysis of how history has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roper, Jon
American Politics : A Beginner''s Guide
New York : Oneworld Publications,c2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Roper
ISBN: 9781780740058 1780740050
OCLC Number: 871536130
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Politics USA; 1. Political foundations: "A republic if you can keep it"; 2. The federal government: "Separated institutions sharing powers"; 3. Political parties and the perpetual campaign; 4. State governments and the politics of federalism; 5. Religion in American politics: "In God we trust"; 6. Foreign affairs and the idea of America abroad; 7. Conclusion: Democracy in America; Further reading; Index
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Jon Roper.

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