PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICAN POLITICS is a thematically rich reader of current selections containing a wide range of perspectives that illustrate how the American system works. It is organized into four categories: Foundations, American Politics Today, Issue and Controversy, and View from the Inside. Se... more
Streamlined chapters present essential perspectives.
The majority of the chapters in the book contain selections from all four perspectives: Foundations, American Politics Today, Issue and Controversy, and View from the Inside.
Perspectives make it easy to include or exclude specific material.
NEW! Selections reflecting dramatic recent developments in American politics including--the economic crisis; --questions about gridlock and the separation of powers; --the debate over presidential vs. congressional control of the war powers; --the ongoing controversy over corporate influence in poli... more