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Government and Politics of the United States By Nigel Bowles

Government and Politics of the United States
by Nigel Bowles

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Revised and updated with a new chapter on urban politics and full coverage of the Clinton administration, Government and Politics of the United States provides a broad-ranging, systematic and sophisticated introduction to the contemporary institutions and processes of government in the USA set in a clear historical context.
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Government and Politics of the United States by Nigel Bowles

Revised and updated with a new chapter on urban politics and full coverage of the Clinton administration, Government and Politics of the United States provides a broad-ranging, systematic and sophisticated introduction to the contemporary institutions and processes of government in the USA set in a clear historical context.

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Government and Politics of the United States Reviews


'Readable, reliable, detailed and sensitive to historical background - Nigel Bowles' text deserves to be widely read and to survive through many editions. Highly recommended.' - John Dumbrell, Political Studies Comment on first edition: 'A most impressive book. Comprehensive in scope and clearly written, it is the most suitable text on United States government yet produced for non-American undergraduate students.' - Alan Ware

About Nigel Bowles


NIGEL BOWLES is Fellow and Tutor in Politics, St Anne's College, and University Lecturer in Politics, University of Oxford

Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition.- Introduction.- Political Parties.- Elections and the Politics of Participation.- The Presidency and the Politics of Leadership.- Congress and the Politics of Legislative Competition.- The Supreme Court and the Politics of Adjudication.- Interest Groups.- Bureaucracy: The Fourth Branch of Government.- Federalism and Intergovernmental Policy-Making.- The Politics of Cities and Suburbs.- Domestic Economic Policy.- Foreign and Defence Policy.- Conclusion.- Appendix 1: The Constitution of the United States.- Appendix 2: Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.- Appendix 3:.- Constitutional Allocation of Powers over Foreign and Defence Policy.- Further Reading.

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GOR001161241
Government and Politics of the United States by Nigel Bowles
Nigel Bowles
Comparative Government and Politics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1998-05-06
432
0333694864
9780333694862
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