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Title:
The American political dictionary
Author:
Plano, Jack C.
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Edition:
Tenth edition.
Publication Information:
Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xiii, 702 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Political ideas -- The United States constitution and the federal union -- Parties, politics, pressure groups, and elections -- The legislative process: congress and the state legislatures -- The executive: office and powers -- Public administration: organization and personnel -- The judicial process: courts and law enforcement -- Civil liberties, civil rights, immigration, and citizenship -- Finance and taxation -- Business and labor -- Agriculture, energy, and environment -- Health, education, and welfare -- Foreign policy and national defense -- State and local government.
ISBN:
9780030173172
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This classic textbook has been a vital supplement in American government classes for 35 years. Much more than a dictionary, the comprehensive information provided for each term qualifies The American Political Dictionary, Tenth Edition, as a reference book. Professor Plano's extensive experience in writing political dictionaries is evident in this scholarly, interpretive, current edition. Appropriate as a supplement in the introductory course in American government. This textbook could also supplement various texts in such courses as Legislative Process, The American Executive, Constitutional Law, and Foreign Policy.