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American Constitutional Law provides a comprehensive account of the nations defining document. Based on the premise that the study of the Constitution and constitutional law is of fundamental importance to understanding the principles, prospects, and problems of America, this text puts current events in terms of what those who initially drafted and ratified the Constitution sought to accomplish.
This title evaluates each president on his effectiveness in each area and a final analysis is provided for the scores combined. The most overrated and underrated chief executives are identified., with each entry including a biographical and political information, as well as an analysis of their overall behavior and status.
Includes information detailing the inner workings of the federal government. In addition to historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, topics covered include Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, and the future of each branch.
Provides an alphabetized and cross-referenced chronology of the history and content of the American Constitution from its creation and ratification, through case-by-case coverage of 200 years of interpretations.
Covers leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, and important documents. Includes topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and more.
This set provides authoritative and up-to-date background information on nearly 200 countries' institutions and governments. It describes and analyzes how they affect citizens in the daily exercise of their rights and responsibilities.
An essential resource for anyone interested in U.S. history and politics, this two-volume encyclopedia covers the major forces that have shaped American politics from the founding to today. Broad in scope, the book addresses both the traditional topics of political history--such as eras, institutions, political parties, presidents, and founding documents---and the wider subjects of current scholarship, including military, electoral, and economic events, as well as social movements, popular culture, religion, education, race, gender, and more.
Information about the inner workings of the federal government. Includes historical overviews and examinations of the day-to-day operations of each branch, as well as Constitutional duties and obligations of each branch, specifics related to eligibility, elections and appointments of key positions, changes since 1776, the future of each branch, and other topics.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the American election process and its political parties. An A-to-Z reference, this guide covers the people, events, and terms involved in the electoral process. Its coverage also includes the history of elections in the United States, focusing primarily on the presidential elections.
Allows you to examine data by census year, going all the way back to the 1790 census. Searching can be done by categories like general population, education & literacy, the economy, ethnicity & race, etc.
This international consortium maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. Specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, and substance abuse.
Both individual statistics for many countries as well as country-to-country statistics. Compare population, births and deaths, social and industrial indicators, finances, agriculture, communication, and military affairs.
Videos on aspects of American government and politics: institutions, public policy, civil rights, political participants, etc., as well as global politics, comparative government, and political theory. Get more help here
A quarterly journal of the Southern Sociological Society, devoted to sociological research, as well as research in areas shared with social psychology, anthropology, political science, history, and economics.