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- Full title: American Government: Institutions and Policies, 17th Edition
- Edition: 17th
- Copyright year: 2022
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: James Q. Wilson; John J. DiIulio, Jr.; Meena Bose
- ISBN: 9780357459768, 9780357459751
- Format: PDF
Description of American Government: Institutions and Policies, 17th Edition:
Packed with current examples and practical insight, Wilson/Dilulio/Bose/Levendusky’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, 17th Edition, gives you a clear understanding of the U.S. government — and your role in it. Highlighting emerging issues in American politics, the authors focus on the importance of governmental institutions, the historical development of governmental procedures and policies, as well as who governs in the U.S. and to what ends. New coverage includes the Trump administration, results of the 2018 and 2020 elections, the nation’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, the media’s role in promoting political polarization, climate change, the U.S. wealth gap, 21st century wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and more. The text’s pedagogically proven course of study maximizes your involvement with the material and helps bolster your comprehension.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of American Government: Institutions and Policies, 17th Edition PDF ebook:
Brief ContentsContentsMindTapLetter to InstructorsLetter to StudentsResourcesAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsPart 1: The American SystemChapter 1: The Study of American Government1-1: Politics and Democracy1-2: Political Power in America: Five Views1-3: Who Governs? To What Ends?1-4: The Politics of Different Policy IssuesChapter 2: The Constitution2-1: The Problem of Liberty2-2: The Constitutional Convention2-3: Ratification Debates2-4: Democracy and the Constitution: Post-Ratification DebatesChapter 3: Federalism3-1: Why Federalism Matters3-2: Governmental Structure3-3: Federal Money, State Programs3-4: A Devolution Revolution?Chapter 4: American Political Culture4-1: Political Culture4-2: How the United States Compares With Other Nations4-3: Sources of Political Culture4-4: The Culture WarChapter 5: Civil Liberties5-1: The Courts and Conflicts over Civil Liberties5-2: The First Amendment and Freedom of Expression5-3: The First Amendment and Freedom of Religion5-4: Crime and Due Process5-5: Civil Liberties and American DemocracyChapter 6: Civil Rights6-1: Race and Civil Rights6-2: Women and Equal Rights6-3: Affirmative Action6-4: Sexual Orientation and Civil Rights6-5: Looking Back-and AheadPart 2: Opinions, Interests, and OrganizationsChapter 7: Public Opinion7-1: What Is Public Opinion?7-2: What Drives Opinion?7-3: Political Information and Public Opinion7-4: Public Opinion and Public PolicyChapter 8: Political Participation8-1: A Close Look at Nonvoting8-2: The Rise of the American Electorate8-3: Who Participates in Politics?Chapter 9: Political Parties9-1: What Is a Party?9-2: The Rise and Decline of the Political Party9-3: The Functions of Political Parties9-4: Parties as Organizations9-5: Parties in the Electorate: Partisanship9-6: The Two-Party SystemChapter 10: Elections and Campaigns10-1: Presidential Elections: Winning the Nomination10-2: How Does the Campaign Matter?10-3: How Do Voters Learn About the Candidates?10-4: Building a Winning Coalition10-5: Congressional Elections10-6: Campaign Finance: Regulating the Flow of Political Money10-7: Effects of Elections on PolicyChapter 11: Interest Groups11-1: The Rise of Interest Groups11-2: Kinds of Organizations11-3: Interest Groups and Social Movements11-4: The Activities of Interest Groups11-5: Regulating Interest GroupsChapter 12: The Media12-1: The Media and Politics12-2: Have the Internet and Social Media Changed Everything?12-3: Media Effects12-4: Are the Media Trustworthy and Unbiased?12-5: Government Regulation of the MediaPart 3: Institutions of GovernmentChapter 13: Congress13-1: Congress Versus Parliament13-2: The Evolution of Congress13-3: Who Is in Congress?13-4: The Organization of Congress: Parties and Interests13-5: How a Bill Becomes a Law13-6: Reforming CongressChapter 14: The Presidency14-1: Presidents and Prime Ministers14-2: The Powers of the President14-3: How Modern Presidents Influence Policymaking14-4: Presidential Character, Organization, and Policymaking14-5: Presidential Transition14-6: How Powerful Is the President Today?Chapter 15: The Bureaucracy15-1: Distinctiveness of the American Bureaucracy15-2: Evolution of the Federal Bureaucracy15-3: The Federal Bureaucracy Today15-4: Checks, Problems, and Possibilities for ReformChapter 16: The Judiciary16-1: Judicial Review16-2: Development of the Federal Courts16-3: The Structure, Jurisdiction, and Operation of the Federal Courts16-4: The Supreme Court in ActionPart 4: Public Policy and American DemocracyChapter 17: Domestic Policy17-1: Social Welfare Policy17-2: Business Regulation Policy17-3: Environmental Policy17-4: Beyond Domestic PolicyChapter 18: Economic Policy18-1: The Economy and Elections18-2: Economic Theories and Political Needs18-3: The Machinery of Economic Policymaking18-4: The Budget, Spending, and Taxes18-5: Contemporary Debates about Economic PolicyChapter 19: Foreign and Military Policy19-1: Kinds of Foreign Policy19-2: The Constitutional and Legal Contexts19-3: Making Foreign Policy19-4: The Politics of Foreign Affairs: Military Action, Defense Policy, and the FutureChapter 20: American Democracy, Then and Now20-1: The Old Versus the New System20-2: Government Growth: Influences and Consequences20-3: American Democracy-Then, Now, and NextAppendixGlossaryNotesIndex