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Approaching democracy

Author: Larry Berman; Bruce Allen Murphy
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Intended for one or two-semester undergraduate courses in American Government. This text introduces students to the basics of American government, structured around democracy as an ideal toward which  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Berman; Bruce Allen Murphy
ISBN: 0131102516 9780131102514
OCLC Number: 50604956
Description: xxviii, 655 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: I. FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 1. Approaching Democracy. 2. The Founding and the Constitution. 3. Federalism. II. INSTITUTIONS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 4. Congress. 5. The Presidency. 6. The Judiciary. 7. The Bureaucracy. III. PROCESSES OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 8. Public Opinion. 9. Political Parties. 10. Participation, Voting, and Elections. 11. Interest Groups. 12.The Media. IV. LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 13. Civil Liberties. 14. Civil Rights and Political Equality. V. POLICY MAKING IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. 15. Public Policy and Politics. 16. Foreign Policy.
Responsibility: Larry Berman, Bruce Allen Murphy.

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