Debates, Differences and Divisions: The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

Paperback | August 7, 2010

byMichael KryzanekEditorMichael Kryzanek

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Debuting it its first edition, this book is organized around the approach that American politics can best be understood by examining the issues that reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals and hopes of the American people. Debates, Differences and Divisions looks at twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. The author argues that these issues are the heart and soul of the American political system, serving as the basis for the disagreements that drive our political system into action.

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Debuting it its first edition, this book is organized around the approach that American politics can best be understood by examining the issues that reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals and hopes of the American people. Debates, Differences and Divisions looks at twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politi...

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Taking the approach that American politics can best be understood by examining the issues that reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals and hopes of the American people, Debates, Differences and Divisions looks at twenty-five “hot button” issues affecting American politics and policy today.  Michael Kryzanek argues that t...

Dr. Michael J. Kryzanek is professor of Political Science at Bridgewater State College

other books by Michael Kryzanek

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.04 × 6.03 × 0.78 inPublished:August 7, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205617646

ISBN - 13:9780205617647

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Table of Contents

Introduction  Chapter 1: Homeland Security  Chapter 2: The War On Terror  Chapter 3: The Threat Of Global Warming  Chapter 4: Health Care And Health Care Reform  Chapter 5: Illegal Immigration  Chapter 6: Taxing And Spending  Chapter 7: Social Security And Medicare  Chapter 8: Race Relations And Civil Rights  Chapter 9: Education  Chapter 10: Abortion Rights  Chapter 11: Gun Rights  Chapter 12: Gay Rights  Chapter 13: Capital Punishment  Chapter 14: Money And Politics  Chapter 15: Religion And Politics  Chapter 16: Science And Politics  Chapter 17: The Drug War  Chapter 18: Energy Use And Energy Conservation  Chapter 19: Poverty And Social Welfare  Chapter 20: National Defense  Chapter 21: Iraq  Chapter 22: Iran  Chapater 23: China  Chapter 24: Israel And Palestine  Chapter 25: Globalization