eBook Government and Politics, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Battleground Series
  • Lori A. Johnson
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  • ISBN-10: 0313343144
  • ISBN-13: 9780313343148
  • DDC: 320.973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 700 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Focuses on one area of life - religion, politics, family life, education - and examines the approximately 100 issues that provoke, anger, challenge, and divide us. This work includes articles that cover many of the issues that impact how our government is run: Campaign Finance Reform; Domestic Surveillance; and, Warrantless Wiretaps.

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Battleground Series

Focuses on one area of life - religion, politics, family life, education - and examines the approximately 100 issues that provoke, anger, challenge, and divide us.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Guide to Related Topics.
Series Foreword.
Introduction.
1: Abortion.
2: Affirmative Action.
3: Afghanistan, War in.
4: Airline Safety.
5: Al Qaeda.
6: Amending Power.
7: Bailouts.
8: Bankruptcy.
9: Bioterrorism.
10: Campaign Finance Reform.
11: Census and Redistricting.
12: Childhood Obesity.
13: China: Economic Emergence.
14: China: Human Rights.
15: College Funding and Debt.
16: Congress, U.S..
17: Cyberterrorism.
18: Death Penalty.
19: Divided Government and Bipartisanship.
20: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy.
21: Drinking Age.
22: Earmarks.
23: Ecoterrorism.
24: Electoral College.
25: Emergency Preparedness/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
26: Enemy Combatants.
27: Energy Policy.
28: Executive Compensation.
29: Federalism.
30: Flat Tax and National Sales Tax.
31: Food Safety.
32: Foreclosure Crisis.
33: Genetic Testing and the use of Genetic Information.
34: Genocide.
35: Globalization.
36: Hispanic Vote.
37: Human Trafficking.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Immigration Reform.
2: Infrastructure.
3: Intelligence Operations.
4: Internet Campaigning.
5: Iran, Relations with.
6: Iraq War.
7: Israel and the Middle East Peace Process.
8: Judicial Activism.
9: Living Wage.
10: Lobbying.
11: Medicare and Medicaid.
12: Mexican Drug War.
13: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
14: National Debt and Budget Deficit.
15: National Guard.
16: No Child Left Behind (The Elementary and Secondary Education Act).
17: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
18: Nuclear Proliferation.
19: Obama Presidency.
20: Pandemics.
21: Patriot Act.
22: Presidential Power.
23: Primaries and Caucuses.
24: Recession.
25: Right to Die.
26: Russia, Relations with.
27: Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Unions.
28: Second Amendment to The U.S. Constitution.
29: Social Security.
30: Special Education.
31: Supreme Court Nominations.
32: Tea Party Movement.
33: Term Limits.
34: United Nations.
35: Universal Health Care.
36: Veterans' Rights and Needs.
37: Voting and Voter Fraud.
38: Women in Politics.
Case Citations.
Statute Citations.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Editors and Contributors.