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Contemporary American Politics and Society Issues and Controversies Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today The text introduces and explains the histo

  • Title: Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies
  • Author: Robert Singh
  • ISBN: 9780761940968
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Contemporary American Politics and Society: Issues and Controversies By Robert Singh, Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today.The text introduces and explains the history, nature and underlying issues to the key areas of political division and conflict in America s on going culture war , including, abortion, gun control, capital punishment,Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today.The text introduces and explains the history, nature and underlying issues to the key areas of political division and conflict in America s on going culture war , including, abortion, gun control, capital punishment, pornography, gay rights and drugs.All students will gain a deeper and critical understanding of how this powerful set of concerns continue to underpin and shape the fundamental divisions informing American domestic politics at local, state and federal levels.Completely up to date and featuring chapter summaries, exhibit boxes, discussion questions, weblinks and further reading guides, Contemporary American Politics offers a lively and accessible text that will be essential reading for all students of American politics and society.Robert Singh is a lecturer in politics at Birkbeck College, London Contemporary American Politics Issues and Controversies is a companion text to the foundation textbook American Government and Politics A Concise Introduction also published by SAGE.In this volume the political scientist Robert Singh has selected and analyzed closely a set of topical issues and controversies in American politics including gun control, capital punishment and cultural wars as a way better to understand the United States The result is an excellent text which conveys both the diversity of contemporary America and the complexity of issues often treated superficially in media accounts I recommend the book highly Desmond King, Mellon Professor of American Government, University of OxfordRob Singh is a master of style, and his book is the perfect companion for those who are interested in America s culture wars but hitherto have been put off by the execrable jargon they have spawned Rhodri Jeffreys Jones, Professor of American History, University of EdinburghFor those who still believe that politics is normally, naturally, about economics, Rob Singh has gathered the evidence and dialed the wake up call seven major instances of an ongoing culture war meet a common analytic framework here in a lively and informative fashion Byron E Shafer, University of WisconsinFor the student this is the perfect complement to a textbook American politics is not just about institutions and processes, but also about current political issues and debates Robert Singh s interesting book illuminates a range of social and cultural issues that divide Americans in the 21st century All undergraduate courses on American politics should include it on reading lists for seminars, tutorials and classes Alan Ware, Worcester College, Oxford
    SAGE Books Contemporary American Politics and Society Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today. The text introduces and explains the history, nature and underlying issues to the key areas of political division and conflict in America s on going culture war , including, abortion, gun control, capital punishment, pornography The Polarization of Contemporary American Politics Polity The Polarization of Contemporary American Politics We contend that contemporary political polarization must be understood in terms of both the ideological divergence of the parties and the expansion of the liberal conservative dimension of conflict to a wider set of social and cultural conflicts in American society We close with the Making Crime Pay Law and Order in Contemporary American Making Crime Pay Law and Order in Contemporary American Politics provides original, fascinating, and persuasive answers to these questions According to conventional wisdom, the worsening of the crime and drug problems has led the public to become punitive, and tough anti crime policies are politicians collective response to this Modern American Politics Modern American Politics is a term that is used quite differently by different groups in describing changes to American political life Public life For many, the term is used to separate the higher profile, and thus less private life, nature of politics The key elements of this change seem to have been the election of President John F Must Read Books about American Politics Book Riot Oct , An American Iliad in the guise of contemporary political reportage, What It Takes penetrates the mystery at the heart of all presidential campaigns How do presumably ordinary people acquire that mixture of ambition, stamina, and pure shamelessness that makes a true candidate As he recounts the frenzied course of the presidential race Contemporary Politics Books Books shelved as contemporary politics Capital in the Twenty First Century by Thomas Piketty, Manufacturing Consent The Political Economy of the Mass M For the first time in modern American history, fascism has Sep , For the first time in modern American history, fascism has found a home in a mainstream political party Informed Dissent Jeffrey C Billman Sep , How the Koch brothers fundamentally changed modern politics Aug , The death of David Koch on Friday and the broader retreat of he and his brother from politics since the election brings an end if not the end to one of the most influential and Political parties in the United States The United States Constitution is silent on the subject of political parties The Founding Fathers did not originally intend for American politics to be partisan In Federalist Papers No and No , Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, respectively, wrote specifically about the dangers of domestic political factions.In addition, the first President of the United States, George Washington The Origins of the Modern American Conservative Movement Nov , A Critical Year the year of The Conservative Mind was a critical year in American politics and conservatism Dwight Eisenhower was inaugurated as President, signaling an end to the New Contemporary American Politics and Society Issues and Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today The text introduces and explains the history, nature and underlying issues to the key areas of political division and conflict in America s on going culture war , including, abortion, gun control, capital punishment, pornography, gay Politics and Culture in Modern America Threlkeld, Pan American Women U.S Internationalists and Revolutionary Mexico hc , pb Sep , eb Turk, Equality on Trial Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace pb , eb Vanderlan, Intellectuals Incorporated Politics, Art, and Ideas Inside Henry Luce s Media Empire hc , eb

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