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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For anyone comingnew toAmericanpolitics, the first thing to understand is that the United States is a verydiversecountry. There are 50 States with many geographical, political and cultural differences between them.
It demonstrated once again that the country was sharply and evenly divided. The American political systemis under considerable pressure inthefirst decade ofthetwenty-first century. Its foreign policies require unity and strong ...
The historian Donald Lutz argues that the radicals hadtheupper hand atfirst, but had lost their grip by 1787. As a result, athe politicaltheory underlying the Declaration of Independenceof 1776isnot the same as that underlying the ...
Some,like James Madison, were convinced thatthe lower chamberof theCongress, the House of Representatives, must bedirectly elected bythe citizenry. He believed that the stability ofthe government would depend considerably on whether the ...
However, theother sideofthat coinwas thatthe system would prove difficult to coordinate and allowed entrenched minorities to block action that might benefit the majority ...
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
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