American government : balancing democracy and rights
by
 
Landy, Marc Karnis.

Title
American government : balancing democracy and rights

Author
Landy, Marc Karnis.

ISBN
9780521862752
 
9780521681285

Personal Author
Landy, Marc Karnis.

Edition
2nd ed.

Publication Information
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Physical Description
xxviii, 825 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Contents
Introduction : American government : rights and democracy, concensus and conflict -- Political culture -- Contesting the Constitution : a lover's quarrel -- Political development : crucial episodes -- Federalism -- Political economy -- Congress : the first branch of government -- The presidency : first citizen of American democracy -- The judiciary : the guardians of America's liberal tradition -- Bureaucracy -- Parties and elections -- Public opinion and political participation -- Conclusion : liberalism and democracy in the twenty-first century.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government.

Added Author
Milkis, Sidney M.

Electronic Access
Contributor biographical information http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0803/2007024846-b.html
 
Table of contents only http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0803/2007024846-t.html
 
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0803/2007024846-d.html


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University LibraryBookBILKUTUP0303232JK276 .L36 2008Central Campus LibraryCentral Campus Library