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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Inusing such informationor methods theyshouldbe mindful of their own safety and the safety of others, including parties for whom they have a professional responsibility. To the fullest extent of the law ...
This short version of Politics USA is intended for the student or teacher who needs an introduction to the essential features of the American political system. The United States is a complex democracy. Its structural roots date from the ...
how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day. Our goal is to build an understanding of American politics in a logical series of steps. We begin with a brief overview of ...
American«, even though non-Americans are still tempted to use stereotypes. Most striking of all, perhaps, are the different lifestyles to be found in the United States. The country thatled the world in such mattersas feminism, ...
The Constitution and constitutionalism This chapter examines the origins,development and impact of the single most important document in Americanpolitics¥the Constitution of the United States. The Constitution provides not only a ...
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
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