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The challenge of democracy : American government in a global world

Author: Kenneth Janda; Jeffrey M Berry; Jerry Goldman
Publisher: Boston : Wadsworth, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Uses a nonideological framework to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and, globalization's effect on American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Janda; Jeffrey M Berry; Jerry Goldman
ISBN: 9780547204543 054720454X
OCLC Number: 318866916
Description: xxv, 647 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I: DILEMMAS OF DEMOCRACY. 1. Freedom, Order, or Equality? 2. Majoritarian or Pluralist Democracy? Part II: FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. 3. The Constitution. 4. Federalism. Part III: LINKING PEOPLE WITH GOVERNMENT. 5. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 6. The Media. 7. Participation and Voting. 8. Political Parties. 9. Nominations, Elections, and Campaigns. 10. Interest Groups. Part IV: INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT. 11. Congress. 12. The Presidency. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Courts. Part V: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS. 15. Order and Civil Liberties. 16. Equality and Civil Rights. Part VI: MAKING PUBLIC POLICY. 17. Policymaking. 18. Economic Policy. 19. Domestic Policy. 20. Global Policy. Appendix. The Declaration of Independence. The Constitution of the United States.
Responsibility: Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman.
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