Dynamics of Democracy

Dynamics of Democracy

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[This book] is ... to help college students better understand the political structures and forces that shape their lives. [In this book, the authors] address the issue of government and politics by emphasizing two lessons ... First, qpolitics involves conflictq. The variety of interests that exist in society makes conflicts virtually inevitable. Government seeks to manage (though not necessarily resolve) some of those conflicts by creating procedures and institutions.... The second lesson [the authors] emphasize is that qthe rules that stipulate how the government makes its decisions help determine the winners and losers in particular conflictsq.... Throughout [the] book, [the authors] show how the rules of politics and government reflect and shape conflicts in society. -Pref.How did the Federalist Papers explain the Constitutiona#39;s solution to the threat of majority tyranny? Find the answer in Federalist #10 in appendix C. How frequently have we experienced periods of aquot;dividedaquot; government (when Congress is controlled by one party ... For every test chapter, the Instructora#39;s Manual provides learning objectives; chapter outline; chapter summary; list of key terms; lecture outlines;anbsp;...

Title:Dynamics of Democracy
Publisher:WCB/McGraw-Hill - 1995


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