Table of contents for American government : balancing democracy and rights / Marc Landy, Sidney M. Milkis.


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1. American government: rights and democracy, consensus and conflict; Part I. Formative Experiences: 2. Political culture: foundation of the American republic; 3. Contesting the Constitution: a lover’s quarrel; 4. Political development: crucial episodes; Part II. Pivotal Relationships: 5. Federalism; 6. Political economy; Part III. Governing Institutions: 7. Congress: the first branch of government; 8. The Presidency: first citizen of American democracy; 9. The Judiciary: the guardians of America’s liberal tradition; 10. Bureaucracy; Part IV. Political Forces: 11. Parties and elections; 12. Public opinion and political participations; 13. Back to the future: liberalism and democracy at the twenty-first century; Appendices; Glossary.


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United States -- Politics and government.