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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Gamer, Robert E., 1938-
Governments and politics.
Madison, Wis. : Brown & Benchmark, ©1994
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert E Gamer
|Description:||xxi, 582 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Basics: Acquiring a vocabulary; Government institutions; Political parties & elections; Citizen participation; Influence; Political recruitment, socialization, & change --
Acquiring influence: Political recruitment, Understanding public issues, Political resources, Into institutions; Political socialization, Who can rule?, What do I seek from rulers?, How should I use influence? --
Using influence: Political culture, National identity, Equality & recruitment, Power & authority, Legal protection, Assimilation into modern institutions; Parties, interest groups, & elections, Political parties, Interest groups, Consensual parties & change; Government institutions, Legislatures & executives, Bureaucracy, military, pluralism, & corruption, Law & public policy --
Influence & people's lives: Equality, Material well-being, Opportunity; Freedom; Environment; Public order --
Systems, influence & change: Influencing change; Corporate and state consumer systems; Patron-client systems; Transforming systems.
|Responsibility:||Robert E. Gamer.|