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The complete idiot's guide to U.S. government and politics /

This book will take you inside the bureaucracy running America and help you understand it. Full description

Main Author: Scardino, Franco.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Alpha, 2009
Contents: pt.1: The American system. Principles of government -- The Constitution -- Federalism -- pt.2: The political process. American political culture -- American ideology and public opinion -- Political parties -- Campaigns and elections -- Political participation and voting -- pt.3: The Legislative branch. Congress -- The House of Representatives -- The Senate -- How laws are created -- pt.4: The Executive branch. The Presidency -- The bureaucracy: a government at work -- pt.5: The Judicial branch. The Federal court system -- Civil liberties -- Civil rights -- pt.6: The politics of public policy. Interest groups -- The media -- The policy-making process -- Economic policy, foreign policy, and National Defense -- Social and environmental policies.
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