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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Aboveall, we provide aclear analysis of the powers and limitations of these central elements of national government. One of the inevitable features of ashort introductory text is a relative paucity of examplesandcase studies.
It was logical, then, to replace it with government close to the people and that meant government at the state level.Asa result, the Articles provided only for the very weakest of national governments. There was no national executive or ...
The FoundingFathers therefore tookthe core philosophy of the Declaration but applieditto the practical taskof gaining agreement on a newand more effective national government system. Politicalprinciple was combined with pragmatism to ...
This ability to intervene in the powers exercised by other branches of government hadboth negativeand positiveaspects to the exercise of federal power. Asalready noted, it madeit difficult forany branch tobecome dominant to the pointof ...
Brutus did notsimply disagree with theFederalists over such issuesasthe merits ofalarge republic, hewas quite prophetic in seeing how the federal government wouldacquire increasing powers at the expense of the states.
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
Political partiesinterest groupsand money