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Government and Politics of the United States (3rd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 504
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Comparative Government and Politics

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This extensively revised new edition offers a broad-ranging, systematic and sophisticated introduction contemplating the institutions and processes of government in the US set in a clear historical context.

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This extensively revised new edition offers a broad-ranging, systematic and sophisticated introduction contemplating the institutions and processes of government in the US set in a clear historical context.

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  • A comprehensively revised and updated new edition of an authoritative text?
  • A sophisticated and comprehensive introduction to American Politics?
  • Clearly and accessibly written with a wealth of detail

1. Introduction
2. Beliefs and Values in American Society
3. The Constitution Creating the Rules of the Game
4. Political Parties The Politics of Aggregation and Disaggregation
5. Elections and the Politics of Participation
6. The Presidency and the Politics of Leadership
7. Congress and the Politics of Legislative Competition
8. The Supreme Court and the Politics of Adjudication
9. Interest Groups
10. Bureaucracy -The Fourth Branch of Government
11. Federalism and Intergovernmental Policy-Making
12. Economic and Domestic Policy
13. Foreign and Defence Policy
14. Conclusion
Appendix 1: The Constitution of the United States
Further Reading
Bibliography.

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Nigel Bowles is Director of the Rothermere American Institute, and Professorial Fellow, at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, UK.

Robert McMahon is the Head of the Politics Department at Radley College, Abingdon, UK.

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Nigel Bowles is Director of the Rothermere American Institute, and Professorial Fellow, at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, UK.

Robert McMahon is the Head of the Politics Department at Radley College, Abingdon, UK.

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