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Updated in a new 4th edition, America's Democratic Republic is a brief, affordable book in an accessible trade-like format that explores the clash between the democratic aspirations of the American people and the republican foundations of our Constitution. Written with a lively, narrative style, this text traces the storyline of American government and focuses on the long standing and inescapable tension between the country’s 18th Century republican Constitutional foundations and the democratic aspirations of the American people.  

Table of Contents

I. DEMOCRATIC ASPIRATIONS, REPUBLICAN CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS

1. The American Democratic Republic

2. The Constitution

3. Federalism: States and Nation

4. Civil Liberties

5. Civil Rights

 

II. POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS

6. Public Opinion

7. The News Media

8. Interest Groups

9. Political Parties

10. Elections and Citizen Participation

 

IIII. GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS

11. Congress

12. The Presidency

13. The Federal Bureaucracy

14. The Courts

 

IV. WHAT GOVERNMENT DOES

15. The Budget and Economic Policies

16. Social Safety Nets

17. Foreign Policy and National Defense 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205806744
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
General Political Science
Author:
Greenberg, Edward S.
Author:
Page, Benjamin I.
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20101213
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 748 gr

Related Subjects

Education » Writing
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Political Science
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics

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