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Living Democracy, Texas Edition, 3rd Edition

By Daniel M. Shea, Joanne Connor Green, Christopher E. Smith

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 22, 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 Civic and Political Engagement

13 Interest Groups  

14 Elections and Participation in America

15 Political Parties

 

Part Four: Public Policy

16 Public Policy in the United States

17 Making Economic Policy

18 Foreign and National Security Policy

 

Part Five: Texas

19 The Social and Economic Forces of Texas Politics

20 The Texas Constitution

21 Interest Groups, Political Parties, and Elections in Texas 

22 The Texas Legislature

23 The Texas Executive and Bureaucracy

24 The Texas Judiciary

25 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

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Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-82593-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-82593-6

Format: Alternate Binding

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