This Election Update edition of Bessette/Pitneyas AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, is complete with 2010 election information. Like its previous edition, the text has three underlying principles: Citizenship, History and Democracy. Via two unique chapters -- Chapter 4: American Citizenship and Chapter 5: Civic Culture -- authors Joseph Bessette and John Pitney, Jr. examine the way that civic culture shapes the country and take a close look at civic responsibility. Deliberative democracy -- the concept that political systems work best when informed citizens and public officials deliberate to identify and promote the common good -- is considered throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.To receive federal aid, states would now have to meet major new requirements that aimed at improving outcomes. ... In the majority opinion, Chief justice William Rehnquist (see photo essay) wrote that upholding the law would require theanbsp;...
|Title||:||American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy and Citizenship, Election Update|
|Author||:||Joseph Bessette, John Pitney|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|