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Contemporary american politics and society : issues and controversies

Author: R Singh
Publisher: London : Sage, 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary American Politics: Issues and Controversies provides a comprehensive introduction to the most controversial topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today. The text introduces and explains the history, nature, policies and politics of the key areas of conflict in America's on-going 'culture war': abortion, gun control, capital punishment, pornography, gay rights, religion in public  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Singh
ISBN: 0761940936 9780761940937
OCLC Number: 473767628
Description: xvii, 278 s
Contents: The Culture War and Contemporary American Politics; The Rise of the Culture War; Abortion; Gun Control; Capital Punishment; Pornography; Gay Rights; Drugs

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