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- Full title: The Challenge of Democracy, American Government in Global Politics, Enhanced, 14th Edition
- Edition: 14th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Kenneth Janda; Jeffrey M. Berry; Jerry Goldman
- ISBN: 9780357025499, 9780357025499
- Format: PDF
Description of The Challenge of Democracy, American Government in Global Politics, Enhanced, 14th Edition:
Emphasizing current and emerging political developments, THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY: AMERICAN GOVERNMENT IN GLOBAL POLITICS, ENHANCED, 14th edition, explores globalization’s impact on U.S. politics and the clash of values surrounding freedom, order and equality. Completely up-to-date–including insight on the 2018 midterm election–it offers expanded coverage of gay marriage, marijuana legalization, government surveillance, the impact of social media on political activity, gun control and immigration politics. It also offers insight into the Black Lives Matter movement, debates about the trade-off between freedom and national security and more. Engaging features throughout encourage you to think critically about key concepts and how they relate to current events. Additionally the enhanced 14th edition continues the theme focusing on the tensions between pluralist and majoritarian visions of democracy.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 The Challenge of Democracy, American Government in Global Politics, Enhanced, 14th Edition PDF ebook:
Title PageCopyright PageBrief ContentsContentsPolitical Values and Global PoliticsLetter to InstructorsLetter to StudentsResourcesAcknowledgmentsDedicationAbout the AuthorsCareer Opportunities:Political SciencePart I Dilemmas of DemocracyChapter 1: Freedom, Order, or Equality?1-1 The Globalization of AmericanGovernment1-2 The Purposes of GovernmentMaintaining OrderProviding Public GoodsPromoting Equality1-3 A Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Government1-4 The Concepts of Freedom, Order, and EqualityFreedomOrderEquality1-5 Two Dilemmas of GovernmentThe Original Dilemma: Freedom versus OrderThe Modern Dilemma: Freedom versus Equality1-6 Ideology and the Scope of GovernmentTotalitarianismSocialismCapitalismLibertarianismAnarchismLiberals and Conservatives: The Narrow Middle1-7 American Political Ideologies and the Purpose of GovernmentLiberals versus Conservatives: The New DifferencesA Two-Dimensional Classification of IdeologiesChapter 2: Majoritarian or Pluralist Democracy?2-1 The Theory of Democratic GovernmentThe Meaning and Symbolism of DemocracyThe Procedural Viewof Democracy2-2 A Complication: Direct versus Indirect DemocracyThe Substantive View of DemocracyProcedural Democracy versus Substantive Democracy2-3 Institutional Models of DemocracyThe Majoritarian Model of DemocracyAn Alternative Model: Pluralist DemocracyThe Majoritarian Model versus the Pluralist ModelAn Undemocratic Model: elite Theory2-4 Elite Theory versus Pluralist Theory2-5 The Global Challenge of DemocratizationEstablishing DemocraciesAmerican Democracy: Pluralist and MajoritarianAmerican Democracy: Pluralist and MajoritarianPart II Foundations of American GovernmentChapter 3: The Constitution3-1 The Revolutionary Roots of the ConstitutionFreedom in Colonial AmericaThe Road to RevolutionRevolutionary ActionThe Declaration of Independence3-2 From Revolution to ConfederationThe Articles of ConfederationDisorder Under the Confederation3-3 From Confederation to ConstitutionThe Virginia PlanThe New Jersey PlanThe Great CompromiseCompromise on the Presidency3-4 The Final ProductThe Basic PrinciplesThe Articles of the ConstitutionThe Framers’ MotivesThe Slavery Issue3-5 Selling the ConstitutionThe Federalist PapersA Concession: The Bill of RightsRatification3-6 Constitutional ChangeThe Formal Amendment ProcessInterpretation by the CourtsPolitical Practice3-7 An Evaluation of the ConstitutionFreedom, Order, and Equality in the ConstitutionThe Constitution and Models of DemocracyChapter 4: Federalism4-1 Theories and MetaphorsDual FederalismCooperative Federalism4-2 Federalism’s DynamicsNational Crises and DemandsJudicial InterpretationGrants-in-AidProfessionalization of State Governments4-3 Ideology, Policymaking, and American FederalismIdeology, Policymaking, and Federalism in TheoryIdeology, Policymaking, and Federalism in Practice4-4 Federalism and Electoral PoliticsNational Capital-State Capital LinksCongressional Redistricting4-5 Federalism and the American Intergovernmental SystemThousands of GovernmentsCrosscutting Responsibilities4-6 Federalism and the International SystemAmerican Federalism, Immigration, and Refugee PolicyFederalism Across the Globe4-7 Federalism, Pluralism, and MajoritarianismPart III Linking People with GovernmentChapter 5: Public Opinion and Political Socialization5-1 Public Opinion and the Modelsof Democracy5-2 The Distribution of Public OpinionMeasuring the Distribution of Public OpinionShape of the Distribution5-3 Political SocializationThe Agents of Early Socialization5-4 Social Groups and Political ValuesEducationIncomeRegionEthnicity and RaceReligionGender5-5 From Values to IdeologyThe Degree of Ideological Thinking in Public OpinionThe Quality of Ideological Thinking in Public OpinionIdeological Types in the United States5-6 Forming Political OpinionsPolitical KnowledgeCosts, Benefits, and CuesPolitical LeadershipThe 2016 Election and Public Opinion about GovernmentChapter 6: The Media6-1 The Development of the Mass Media in the United StatesNewspapersMagazinesRadioTelevisionThe Internet6-2 Private Ownership of the MediaThe Consequences of Private OwnershipThe Concentration of Private Ownership6-3 Government Regulation of the MediaTechnical and Ownership RegulationsRegulation of Content6-4 Functions of the Mass Media for the Political SystemReporting the NewsInterpreting and Presenting the NewsSetting the Political AgendaSocializing the Citizenry6-5 Evaluating the Media in GovernmentIs Reporting Biased?Contributions to DemocracyEffects on Freedom, Order, and EqualityChapter 7: Participation and Voting7-1 Democracy and Political Participation7-2 Unconventional ParticipationSupport for Unconventional ParticipationThe effectiveness of Unconventional ParticipationUnconventional Participation Around the World7-3 Conventional ParticipationSupportive BehaviorInfluencing BehaviorConventional Participation in America7-4 Participating Through VotingExpansion of SuffrageVoting on PoliciesVoting for Candidates7-5 Explaining Political ParticipationPatterns of Participation over TimeThe Standard Socioeconomic ExplanationLow Voter Turnout in America7-6 Participation and Freedom, Equality,and OrderParticipation and FreedomParticipation and EqualityParticipation and Order7-7 Participation and the Models of DemocracyParticipation and MajoritarianismParticipation and PluralismChapter 8: Political Parties8-1 Political Parties and Their FunctionsWhat Is a Political Party?Party Functions8-2 A History of U.S. Party PoliticsThe Preparty PeriodThe First Party System: Federalists and Democratic RepublicansThe Second Party System: Democrats and WhigsThe Current Party System: Democrats and RepublicansEras of Party Dominance Since the Civil War8-3 The American Two-Party SystemMinor Parties in AmericaWhy a Two-Party System?The Federal Basis of the Party SystemParty Identification in America8-4 Party Ideology and OrganizationDifferences in Party IdeologyNational Party OrganizationState and Local Party OrganizationsDecentralized but Growing Stronger8-5 The Model of Responsible Party GovernmentChapter 9: Nominations, Elections, and Campaigns9-1 The Evolution of Campaigning9-2 NominationsNomination for Congress and State OfficesNomination for President9-3 ElectionsPresidential Elections and the Electoral CollegeCongressional Elections9-4 CampaignsThe Political ContextFinancingStrategies and Tactics9-5 Explaining Voting ChoiceParty IdentificationIssues and PoliciesCandidates’ AttributesEvaluating the Voting ChoiceCampaign Effects9-6 Campaigns, Elections, and PartiesParties and the Majoritarian ModelParties and the Pluralist ModelChapter 10: Interest Groups10-1 Interest Groups and the American Political TraditionInterest Groups: Good or Evil?The Roles of Interest Groups10-2 How Interest Groups FormInterest Group EntrepreneursWho Is Being Organized?10-3 Interest Group ResourcesMembersLobbyistsPolitical Action Committees10-4 Lobbying TacticsDirect LobbyingGrassroots LobbyingInformation CampaignsCoalition Building10-5 Is the System Biased?Membership PatternsCitizen GroupsBusiness MobilizationReformPart IV Institutions of GovernmentChapter 11: Congress11-1 The Origin and Powers of CongressThe Great CompromiseDuties of the House and Senate11-2 Electing CongressThe Incumbency EffectWhom Do We Elect?11-3 How Issues Get on the Congressional Agenda11-4 The Lawmaking Process and the Importance of CommitteesCommittees: The Workhorses of CongressCongressional Expertise and SeniorityOversight: Following Through on LegislationMajoritarian and Pluralist Views of Committees11-5 Leaders and Followers in CongressThe Leadership TaskRules of ProcedureHow a Bill Becomes a Law in an Era of Partisan Polarization11-6 The Legislative EnvironmentPolitical PartiesThe PresidentConstituentsInterest Groups11-7 The Dilemma of RepresentationTrustees or Delegates?Pluralism, Majoritarianism, and DemocracyParliamentary GovernmentPluralism versus Majoritarianism in CongressChapter 12: The Presidency12-1 The Constitutional Basis of Presidential PowerInitial Conceptions of the PresidencyThe Powers of the President12-2 The Expansion of Presidential PowerFormal PowersThe Inherent PowersCongressional Delegation of Power12-3 The Executive Branch EstablishmentThe Executive Office of the PresidentThe Vice PresidentThe Cabinet12-4 Presidential LeadershipPresidential CharacterThe President’s Power to PersuadeThe President and the PublicThe Political Context12-5 The President as National LeaderFrom Political Values . . .. . . to Policy AgendaChief LobbyistParty Leader12-6 The President as World LeaderForeign RelationsConstitutional AmbiguitiesMaking Foreign Policy: Organization and CastCrisis ManagementChapter 13: The Bureaucracy13-1 Organization MattersThe Development of the Bureaucratic StateCan We Reduce the Sizeof Government?13-2 Bureaus and BureaucratsThe Organization of GovernmentThe Civil ServicePresidential Control over the Bureaucracy13-3 Administrative Policymaking: The Formal ProcessesAdministrative DiscretionRule Making13-4 Administrative Policymaking: Informal PoliticsThe Science of Muddling ThroughThe Culture of Bureaucracy13-5 Problems in Implementing Policy13-6 Reforming the Bureaucracy: More Control or Less?DeregulationCompetition and OutsourcingPerformance StandardsChapter 14: The Courts14-1 National Judicial SupremacyJudicial Review of theOther BranchesThe Exercise of Judicial Review14-2 The Organization of CourtsSome Court FundamentalsThe U.S. District CourtsThe U.S. Courts of Appeals14-3 The Supreme CourtAccess to the CourtThe Solicitor GeneralDecision MakingJudicial Restraint and Judicial ActivismThe Chief Justice14-4 Judicial RecruitmentThe Appointment of Federal JudgesRecent Presidents and the Federal JudiciaryAppointment to the Supreme Court14-5 The Consequences of Judicial DecisionsSupreme Court Rulings: Implementation and ImpactPublic Opinion and the Supreme Court14-6 The Courts and Models of DemocracyPart V Civil Liberties and Civil RightsChapter 15: Order and Civil Liberties15-1 The Bill of RightsApplying the Bill of Rights to the States: The Fourteenth Amendment and due Process15-2 Freedom of ReligionThe Establishment ClauseThe Free-Exercise Clause15-3 Freedom of ExpressionFreedom of SpeechFreedom of the PressThe Rights to Assemble Peaceably and to Petition the Government15-4 The Right to Bear Arms15-5 The Rights of the AccusedCourtroom ProceduresLaw Enforcement in the Field15-5 The Ninth Amendmentand Personal AutonomyFrom Privacy to AbortionPrivacy, Personal Autonomy, and Sexual OrientationChapter 16: Equality and Civil Rights16-1 Competing Traditions and the Struggle for Civil RightsConceptualizing EqualityOpportunities to Seize and Legacies to Overcome16-2 Equality for African AmericansApparent Freedom Becomes SegregationCourtroom Efforts to Dismantle Barriers to Full CitizenshipLegislative Efforts to Advance Civil Rights16-3 Women’s RightsProtectionismVictory and Defeat in the Amendment ProcessProhibiting Sex-Based Discrimination in the WorkplaceAdditional Stereotypes Under Scrutiny16-4 Equality for Gay PeopleFringe Movement to MainstreamMarriage EqualityOther Limits and Possibilities16-5 Pluralism and the Expanding Equality AgendaNative AmericansImmigrant GroupsAmericans with Disabilities16-6 Old Issues, New QuestionsRacial Equality in Contemporary AmericaVoting RightsGender IdentityEquality of Opportunity or Outcome, or Both?Part VI Making Public PolicyPart VI Making Public PolicyChapter 17: Economic Policy17-1 Theories of Economic PolicyLaissez-Faire EconomicsKeynesian TheoryMonetary PolicySupply-Side Economics17-2 Public Policy and the BudgetThe Nature of the BudgetPreparing the President’s BudgetPassing the Congressional Budget17-3 Tax PoliciesReformComparing Tax Burdens17-4 Spending PoliciesIncremental Budgeting . . .. . . and Uncontrollable Spending17-5 Taxing, Spending, and Economic EqualityGovernment Effects on Economic EqualityEffects of Taxing and Spending Policies over TimeDemocracy and EqualityChapter 18: Policymaking and Domestic Policy18-1 Government Purposes and Public PoliciesThe Policymaking ProcessTypes of PoliciesPublic Policy ToolsA Policymaking ModelFragmentation, Coordination, and Issue Networks18-2 The Development of the American Welfare StateThe Great Depression and the New DealThe Great SocietyRetrenchment and Reform18-3 Social SecurityOrigins of Social SecurityHow Social Security Works18-4 Public AssistancePoverty in the United StatesWelfare Reform18-5 Health CareCost and AccessMedicareMedicaidHealth-Care Reform: The Affordable Care Act18-6 Elementary and Secondary EducationConcerns Motivating ChangeValues and Reform18-7 Immigration18-8 Benefits and FairnessThe 2018 ElectionAppendixThe Declaration of IndependenceThe Constitution of the United States of AmericaGlossaryNotesIndex