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The Resource U.S. government and politics, by Franco Scardino

U.S. government and politics, by Franco Scardino

Label
U.S. government and politics
Title
U.S. government and politics
Statement of responsibility
by Franco Scardino
Title variation
  • Idiot's guides U.S. government & politics
  • United States government and politics
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This helpful guide offers a fascinating look at the origins of the U.S. government, our complex political system, the president's role, our national policies, political parties, and other key forces that drive our nation"--Page [4] of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scardino, Franco
Dewey number
320.473
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK31
LC item number
.S27 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Idiot's guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political science
  • Political parties
  • United States
Label
U.S. government and politics, by Franco Scardino
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223118758516
  • 31223118758508
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The American system. Principles of government -- The Constitution -- Federalism -- Part 2: The political process. American political culture -- American ideology and public opinion -- Political parties -- Campaigns and elections -- Political participation and voting -- Part 3: The Legislative branch. Congress -- The House of Representatives -- The Senate -- How laws are created -- Part 4: The Executive branch. The Presidency -- The bureaucracy: a government at work -- Part 5: The Judicial branch. The Federal court system -- Civil liberties -- Civil rights -- Part 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second American edition.
Extent
xix, 332 pages
Isbn
9781465454355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 933567956
  • 933567956
  • (OCoLC)933567956
Label
U.S. government and politics, by Franco Scardino
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223118758516
  • 31223118758508
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The American system. Principles of government -- The Constitution -- Federalism -- Part 2: The political process. American political culture -- American ideology and public opinion -- Political parties -- Campaigns and elections -- Political participation and voting -- Part 3: The Legislative branch. Congress -- The House of Representatives -- The Senate -- How laws are created -- Part 4: The Executive branch. The Presidency -- The bureaucracy: a government at work -- Part 5: The Judicial branch. The Federal court system -- Civil liberties -- Civil rights -- Part 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second American edition.
Extent
xix, 332 pages
Isbn
9781465454355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 933567956
  • 933567956
  • (OCoLC)933567956

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