THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM SECOND CORE EDITION

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Edition
Call Number 327.9 KEN t
ISBN/ISSN 9780393923308
Author(s) Ken Kollman
Subject(s) Foreign Relations of Specipic Contries
Classification 327.9
Series Title
GMD Text
Language English
Publisher Univercity of Michingan
Publishing Year 1966
Publishing Place London
Collation vii,581 hlm; 23,2 cm
Abstract/Notes CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
- Understanding American Politics
- Collective Dilemmas and the Need for Government
- Types of Collective Dilemmas
- Principal-Agent Problems
- Designing Institutions
- Types of Government Institutions
- Analyzing Politics and Government
CHAPTER 2 THE CONSTITUTION
- What Do Constitution Accomplish?
- Origins of The American Political System
- Institutional Features of the Constitution
- The Ratification Debate
- In Comparison:National Constitutions
- The "Living Constitution"
- Consequences of the Constitution
CHAPTER 3 FEDERALISM
- Federation and Confederation
- The Dynamics of American Federalism
- The Courts and the Constitution
- Toward a Stronger National Government
- Federal Financing
- Federalism and Race
- State Governments
- Local Governments
- In Comparis:American Federalism
- Evaluating American Federalism
CHAPTER 4 CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
- Devining Civil Rights and Liberaties
- The Origins of Rights and Liberaties
- The Special Role of the Courts
- Civil Rights and Liberaties Failures
- Popular Demands for more Rights
- Incorporating the Bill of Rights into the Fourteenth Amendment
- Government Responses to Discrimination
- In Comparison:Rights and Liberties around the World
- Why Protect Rights and Liberaties?
CHAPTER 5 CONGRESS
- Constitutional Prerogatives
- Congressional Elections
- Understanding Congressional Politics
- Internal Institutions of Congress
- The Process of Lawmaking
- Making Law in a Separation-of-Powers system
- In Comparison:Legislative Institutions
- Taking Account of Congress
CHAPTER 6 THE PRESIDENCY
- Sources of Presidential Power
- Shaping the Modern Presidency
- Enhancing Presidential Power Through Military and Economic Means
- Today's Powerful Presidency
- In Comparison:Executive Forms
- Is the Presidency Too Powerful?
CHAPTER 7 BUREAUCRACY
- What is the federal Bureaucracy?
- Why Do We Need a Federal Bureaucracy?
- Development of the Executive Bureaucracy
- Principals and Agents in the Executive Bureaucracy
- Shaping and Influencing the Bureaucracy
- In Comparison:Bureaucratic Traditions
- Two Views of Bureaucracy
CHAPTER 8 THE JUDICIARY
- Courts and Collective Dilemmas
- Constitutional Basis
- Establishing Judicial Power
- Organnization of the American Judiciary
- Path of Supreme Court Case
- In Compsrison: The Judiciary
-How Political Are the Corts?
CHAPTER 9 PUBLIC OPINION
- Public Opinion in a Democratic Sysytem
- What is Public Opinion?
- Measuring Public opinion
- Where Do Political Attitudes Come From?
- Predispositions
- Opinions on policies and Politicians
- Apathy and Lack of Knowledge
- In Comparison: Public Opinion
- Public Opinion and Policy Making
CHAPTER 10 POLITICIAL PARTICIPATION
- Partipation and Democratic Politics
- Collective Dilemmas in Participation
- Tallying the Costs and Benefits of Participating
- The Struggles for Voting Rights
- Patterns of Participation in the United States
- In Comparison: Political Participation
- The Crucial Role of Mobilization
CHAPTER 11 INTEREST GROUPS AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
-What Are interest Groups And Do They Do
-Collective Dilemmas And Interest Groups Politics
-Determining Interest Groups Influence
-Social Movements
-In Comparisn: Group plitics
-Organized Forms Of Public Pressure
CHAPTER 12 POLITICAL PARTIES
-What Are Parties?
-The History Of The American Party System
-Why Two Parties?
-In Comparison:Parties
-Key Intermediate Institutions Of Democracy
CHAPTER 13 ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGNS
-What Do Elections Accomplish?
-American Electoral Institutions
-American Electoral Campaigns
-In Comparison:Elections
-Is There A Need For Reform?
CHAPTER 14 MASS MEDIA AND THE PRESS
-Mass Media And The Press In A Demcracy
-Trends In Media And The Press
-Mass media companies and the profit motive
-Goverment Regulation
-In Comparison: Mass media
-are the american press and mass media biased?
-media effect
-the media as principals and agents
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