The Dorsey Dictionary of American Government and Politics

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Dorsey Press, 1988 - 661 páginas
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This book should be of interest to undergraduate students taking courses in American politics.

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Shafritz, author of public administration dictionaries, offers an impressive dictionary of U.S. government and politics. The book covers 3380 entries gleaned from political science journals, books ... Leer comentario completo

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List of Boxes
20
Thomas Jefferson on the True Meaning of Aristocracy
32
The Steps by Which a Bill Becomes a Law in the U S Congress
52
The Brownlow Committee Report
65
Edmund Burke on the Role of a Representative
75
Means of Capital Punishment in States with the Death Penalty
83
The Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
91
The City Manager Form of City Government Organization
98
Informal Organizations in the U S Congress 1984
323
Mark Twain on Loyalty
334
The Case of Marbury v Madison
341
President Theodore Roosevelt First Puts the Muckrake into the Hands
358
List of Boxes
360
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
373
Party Identification
397
The Policy Analysis Process
410

The Commission Form of City Government Organization
112
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116
The Congressional Budget Process
124
List of Boxes
128
Landmark Consumer Legislation
135
Cozy Triangles
149
Declaration of Independence
156
James Madison Denounces Pure Democracy
163
Congressional Midterm Election Results
188
Landmark Federal Environmental Laws
195
The Executive Office of the President
204
Key Provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974
212
The Opinion of Chief Justice John Marshall in Fletcher v Peck
226
GerrymanderingOld and New
245
Major Great Society Legislation
255
The Warren G Harding Administration
261
The Herbert Hoover Administration
267
The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
275
Comparative Inflation
283
Characteristics of Issue Networks
295
The Lyndon B Johnson Administration
301
The Labor Movement in Action
314
Disgruntled Postal Worker Resigns
426
Line of Succession to the Presidency of the United States
439
Public Employees
453
Two Theories of Representative Government
473
A Famous Biased Sample
488
Speakers of the House of Representatives
509
Names of State Legislative Bodies
516
Feeding the Work of Subgovernments into Formal Institutions
522
Supreme Court Justices 1987
528
Major Third Parties in Presidential Elections
543
Basic Steps in a Trial
551
The Persistent TwoParty System in America
557
Presidential Vetoes and Congressional Overrides of Vetoes 19611985
569
Percentage or Popular Vote of Winners in Presidential Elections
576
The Warsaw Pact
583
The White House Office 1986
590
Appendix A The Constitution of the United States
601
Appendix B A Guide to Federal Government Documents
622
A Guide to OnLine Data Bases on American
636
List of Credits
659
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