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THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM SECOND CORE EDITION

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

Pernyataan Tanggungjawab
Pengarang Ken Kollman - Personal Name
Edisi
No. Panggil 327.9 KEN t
ISBN/ISSN 978-0-393-92330-8
Subyek Foreign Relations of Specipic Contries
Klasifikasi 327.9
Judul Seri
GMD Text
Bahasa English
Penerbit Univercity of Michingan
Tahun Terbit 1966
Tempat Terbit London
Deskripsi Fisik vii,581 hlm; 23,2 cm
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