Living Democracy, Brief Texas Edition, Books a la Carte Plus MyPoliSciLab -- Access Card Package, 3rd Edition

By Daniel M. Shea, Joanne Connor Green, Christopher E. Smith, L. Tucker Gibson, Clay Robison, Paul Benson

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 28, 2010

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Updated in a new 3rd edition, Living Democracy helps students draw connections between course topics and current events and find a role for themselves in politics and government. Everything about this dynamic book—from its engaging writing and examples, to its bold graphics and photos, to its innovative learning pedagogy and interactive assessment—is designed to get students to participate in their learning, in the classroom, and in all aspects of American politics. By implementing cutting-edge learning theory-based techniques to engage students and help them retain important information, Living Democracy has set a new standard for how textbooks can help students learn.

Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations of American Government

1 American Government: Democracy in Action

2 Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework  

3 Federalism

4 Civil Liberties

5 Civil Rights

 

Part Two: The Institutions of American Government

6 Congress

7 The Presidency

8 Bureaucracy

9 The Judiciary

 

Part Three: The American Public and the Democratic Process

10 Political Socialization and Public Opinion

11 The Politics of the Media  

12 Interest Groups, Social Movements, and Civic Engagement

13 Political Parties and Elections in America

 

Part Four: Public Policy

14 The Policy Process and Economic Policy

15 Foreign and National Security Policy

 

Part Five: Texas

16 The Social and Economic Forces of Texas Politics

17 The Texas Constitution

18 Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas 

19 The Texas Legislature

20 The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy

21 The Texas Judiciary

22 Local Government in Texas

 

Appendices

1 Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies (annotated)

2 The Constitution of the United States (annotated)

3 The Federalist, No. 10, James Madison

4 The Federalist, No. 51, James Madison

5 Anti-Federalist, To the Citizens of the State of New York, October 18, 1787

6 The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln

7 I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King

8 Presidents and Congresses

9 Supreme Court Justices

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-03002-5

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-03002-6

Format: Alternate Binding

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