A Brief Introduction to US Politics
Routledge, 22. 7. 2014 - Počet stran: 214
A Brief Introduction to American Politicsprovides a coherent and succinct account of how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day.
Beginning with a brief overview of American society today, the book introduces the constitutional framework of American politics and the fluid concept and practice of federalism. It also covers the major features of the representative process, looking at both elections and main players such as parties, interest groups, and the media. Chapters on the major institutions of the federal government - the presidency, the Congress, and the Supreme Court – examines how they are simultaneously independent and constrained by each other. Chapters on domestic and foreign policy demonstrate how government and politics work in connection with the system’s main outputs.
A Brief Introduction to American Politicsis a shorter version of Politics USA and is intended for students who need an introduction to the essential features of the American political system.
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Nevertheless, the Red¥Blue dividedoes capture a basic truth about contemporary American politics, namelythat ideologicaland partisan divisions are strong, andgrowing stronger, making political leadership andconsensus more difficult to ...
... been fought over anditsdevelopment hasbeenfar fromsmooth. Nevertheless,it remains thekeystone of American government andanyunderstanding of American politics must begin with an appreciation ofthe Constitution and constitutionalism.
Nevertheless, certainofthe Federalist Papersare rightly viewed as authoritative statements ofthe philosophy andhopesofthe FoundingFathers, as they set about persuading their fellow citizens of the merits.
Nevertheless, itis fair to say that through the nineteenth century most domestic affairs were considered to be theconcern of stateand local governments. Dual federalismdid notnecessarily equatewith weakcentral government.
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