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A2 US Government and Politics combines informed discussion with the latest facts and figures to provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of core topics in US Government and Politics.
- Extend your knowledge and improve key skills with comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in US politics including federalism under Obama, the Tea Party Movement, increased partisanship, recent Supreme Court cases as well as a number of examples drawn from Obama's first term.
- Definitions of key terms and concepts help to clarify knowledge and understanding of political language
- Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter tests and develop your understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions
- New 'Activity' and Debate' boxes throughout the text provide a good basis for discussion, extending knowledge and debate on controversial questions.
Anthony J. Bennett has taught, examined and written on American politics for many years. He is the author of the A2 US Government and Politics Exam Revision Notes and My Revision Notes and the US Government & Politics Annual Update, and is an editor for Politics Review.
Introduction Chapter 1 The Constitution Chapter 2 Elections and Voting Chapter 3 Political Parties Chapter 4 Pressure Groups Chapter 5 Congress Chapter 6 The presidency Chapter 7 The Supreme Court, and the protection of rights and liberties Chapter 8 Racial and Ethnic Politics Appendix I Presidents of the USA Appendix II The Constitution of the USA Appendix III References Index