Synopses & Reviews
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT ON THE INTERNET is an inexpensive supplemental text for American Government courses. As its name implies, this guidebook assists students and instructors in using the Internet to augment their study of American government. The text provides a structure by which this vast resource can be put to its most intellectually profitable use and allows students to make sense of the very expansiveness that makes the World Wide Web so attractive.
Table of Contents
1. Cyberpolitics USA: American Politics on the Internet. 2. Search Engines: Finding What You Want on the Internet. 3. Foundations: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States. 4. Federalism. 5. Civil Rights: America's Constitutional Guaranties of Liberty. 6. Civil Liberties: America's Constitutional Guaranties of Freedom. 7. The Judiciary. 8. The Congress. 9. The President and the Executive Branch. 10. Political Participation and Public Opinion. 11. Political Parties. 12. Interest Groups and Lobbying. 13. Campaigns and Elections. 14. The Media. 15. Public Policy. Appendix.