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The Enduring Democracy- Vantage Digital Option

Seventh Edition


January 2023 | CQ Press
About The Enduring Democracy, Seventh Edition

The Enduring Democracy offers the essentials of American government with a focus on placing current issues and controversies into a historical perspective. The Seventh Edition includes coverage of the Biden administration, the 2022 midterm elections, and the ways in which the rapidly changing demographics of America have affected its political landscape.

About The Enduring Democracy - Vantage Digital Option, Seventh Edition

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PART I FOUNDATIONS
 
Chapter 1 Introduction to The Enduring Democracy
 
Chapter 2 The Founding and the Constitution
 
Chapter 3 Federalism
 
Chapter 4 Civil Liberties
 
Chapter 5 Civil Rights, Equality, and Social Movements
 
PART II INSTITUTIONS
 
Chapter 6 Congress
 
Chapter 7 The Presidency
 
Chapter 8 The Federal Bureaucracy
 
Chapter 9 The Judiciary
 
PART III POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
 
Chapter 10 Public Opinion
 
Chapter 11 Interest Groups
 
Chapter 12 The Media and American Politics
 
Chapter 13 Political Parties and Voting
 
Chapter 14 Campaigns and Elections
 
PART IV PUBLIC POLICY
 
Chapter 15 American Public Policy

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New to this Edition:
  • Coverage of the final year of the Trump Administration, the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 presidential campaign, the wins and losses of the Biden administration, the landmark case of Dobbs v. Jackson Medical Center, rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and the 2022 midterm elections provides students with a current snapshot of the political landscape and an overview of the battle for Congress.
  • Debates Over Diversity features have been integrated into the narrative of the text so that students can intentionally reflect on how America's changing demographics and increasing diversity change the American political landscape.
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  • Then & Now boxes help students to understand that debates and events being played out in American politics today have occurred before in different forms. Examples for this edition include:
    • Nonpartisan organizations like Rock the Vote, CIRCLE, and YouthVote.org that court voters aged 18 to 29.
    • The benefits of attending college or university close to home, rather than out-of-state in high-cost areas.
    • Whether licensed gun owners should carry concealed handguns in classrooms, libraries, and other campus buildings.
    • The value of Congressional internships as a way to jump-start a career in public service.
  • From Your Perspective discussions focus on how political decisions impact college students and on how student engagement in politics can make a difference. Examples for this edition include:
    • Nonpartisan organizations like Rock the Vote, CIRCLE, and YouthVote.org that court voters aged 18 to 29.
    • The benefits of attending college or university close to home, rather than out-of-state in high-cost areas.
    • Whether licensed gun owners should carry concealed handguns in classrooms, libraries, and other campus buildings.
    • The value of Congressional internships as a way to jump-start a career in public service.
  • Critical Thinking questions at the end of every thematic box help students think about the material in new and interesting ways and spark classroom discussion.

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