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Civil Rights and Liberties

Civil Rights and Liberties Author Harold J Sullivan
ISBN-10 9781317349488
Release 2015-08-07
Pages 224
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For undergraduate courses in Constitutional Law, Civil Rights & Liberties, Introduction to American Government,Introduction to Law and Legal Process, and Judicial Process & Politics. Examining contemporary and perennial constitutional issues in civil liberties and rights, this text engages students in an exploration of how and why U.S. Supreme Court Justices have interpreted the provisions of the U.S. Constitution relating to freedom of expression and religion, and equal protection and privacy.



The Logic of American Politics

The Logic of American Politics Author Samuel Kernell
ISBN-10 9781483319858
Release 2015-04-24
Pages 760
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Now featuring the logic of policymaking! Praised for its engaging narrative, The Logic of American Politics hooks students with great storytelling while giving them a taste of real political science. Students come to understand why institutional design concepts like voting rules and delegation help explain why the American political system works the way it does. The authors build students' critical thinking skills through a simple yet powerful idea: politics is about solving collective action problems. The Seventh Edition continues to delve into partisan differences among voters and in government, exploring issues such as the Affordable Care Act’s troubled implementation, the increasing legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage in the states, and the debate over President Obama’s executive action on immigration. A new concluding chapter on policymaking examines the noticeable logic that guides American policy, as shown through policies like health care reform, global climate change, and the federal budget.



The Challenges of Mandating School Uniforms in the Public Schools

The Challenges of Mandating School Uniforms in the Public Schools Author Todd A. DeMitchell
ISBN-10 9781475809350
Release 2015-05-29
Pages 175
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The Challenges of Mandating School Uniforms in the Public Schools: Free Speech, Research, and Policy explores the policy rationale, the constitutional rights of students, and the research on the impact of school uniforms.



Race Law and American Society

Race  Law  and American Society Author Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
ISBN-10 9780415952941
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 377
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Despite the obstacles to equality under law, black Americans have set a determined path to make the words of the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence a reality for themselves and others. This book is an introduction to race and law in America. It is designed as a tool to the understanding of the role of race in American society through the prism of legal cases brought by and against blacks. The analysis will include American colonial laws, landmark Supreme Court cases of the 19th and 20th centuries as well as relevant recent decisions. In examining these cases the reader will discern the great impact civil rights cases have had on American society as well as the effect our society has had on the legal system. It will provide the reader with a foundation for present day discourse involving pressing issues of race in American society.



Politics in America Basic Version

Politics in America  Basic Version Author Thomas R. Dye
ISBN-10 0131534475
Release 2004-12
Pages 575
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For courses in American Government. This balanced and exceedingly readable text uses Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics--Who gets what, when, and how--as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulating introduction to the American political system. Updated with discussions of recent events in our country, well-known political scientist Tom Dye has written a lively and absorbing narrative examining the struggle for power: the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arenas. An abundance of feature boxes explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and introduce important people.



Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025888517
Release 2003
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Affirmative Action J Z

Affirmative Action  J Z Author James A. Beckman
ISBN-10 0313330247
Release 2004
Pages 1074
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In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued Executive Order 10925, requiring federal contractors to take "affirmative action" to employ workers on a nondiscriminatory basis. Since then, perhaps no issue in the modern American dialogue engenders such vociferous debate and controversy. This two-volume set contains more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries that offer current, accurate, and detailed information significantly related to affirmative action. Entries also explore implementation of the concept in other countries, including Japan, Australia, India, South Africa, and Great Britain. Two appendices provide the full texts of Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger, the landmark affirmative action decisions handed down by the Supreme Court in June 2003. A timeline of major events traces the development of affirmative action in the United States from 1865 to the present, a bibliography lists important general works, and a "Guide to Related Topics" allows readers to trace such broad themes as affirmative action and civil rights, or such important information categories as major statutes and court cases, across a range of entries. Illustrated and cross-referenced, the entries conclude with specialized further reading lists and can be accessed through a detailed subject index. Book jacket.



The U S Constitution A to Z

The U S  Constitution A to Z Author Robert L. Maddex
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105060714396
Release 2002-01
Pages 646
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Two hundred and fifty entries, from abortion to zoning, explain modern constitutional issues, legal concepts, influential cases, and important individuals. Also included are documents, including the Constitution; important precedents such as the Mayflower Compact, the First Charter of Virginia, and the Articles of Confederation; early drafts of the Constitution; and various resolution and ratification documents from the Constitutional Congress and the various ratifying states.



Government by the People

Government by the People Author
ISBN-10 0130315745
Release 2001-12
Pages 449
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Gain a richer understanding of American politics, government, and the job of politicians and how this democracy works.



Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields

Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000087971143
Release 2001
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Government by the People

Government by the People Author James MacGregor Burns
ISBN-10 013074316X
Release 2001-12-01
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Government by the People

Government by the People Author David O'Brien
ISBN-10 0130315664
Release 2001-06
Pages 511
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KEY BENFIT: This comprehensive, classic book takes readers from on-lookers to participants. Government by the People lets them see democracy as the participatory government that it is. Covers 2000 Presidential Election, constitutional democracy, political culture and ideology, campaigns and elections, the Presidency, the judiciary, and much more. Explains how Congress and the President work together. For anyone interested in American Government.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058396683
Release 1985-01-01
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Public Administration Review

Public Administration Review Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002252687
Release 1940
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Includes section "Reviews of books and documents."



Speaking of Race Speaking of Sex

Speaking of Race  Speaking of Sex Author Henry Louis Gates Jr.
ISBN-10 9780814730904
Release 1996-10-01
Pages 310
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At the University of Pennsylvania, a student is reprimanded for calling a group of African-American students water buffalo. Several prominent American law schools now request that professors abstain from discussing the legal aspects of rape for fear of offending students. As debates over multiculturalism and political correctness crisscross the land, no single issue has been more of a flash point in the ongoing culture wars than hate speech codes, which seek to restrict bigoted or offensive speech and punish those who engage in it. In this provocative anthology, a range of prominent voices argue that hate speech restrictions are not only dangerous, but counterproductive. The lessons of history indicate that speech regulation designed to protect minorities is destined to be used against them. Acknowledging the legitimacy of the concerns that prompt speech codes and combining support for civil liberties with an acute concern for civil tights issues, Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex demonstrates that it is difficult, if not impossible, to draw the line between unprotected insults and protected ideas. Decrying such speech regulation as overly concerned with the symbols of racism rather than its realities, Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex offers a balanced and well-reasoned perspective on one of the most controversial issues of our time.



A History of African American Leadership

A History of African American Leadership Author John White
ISBN-10 9781317866237
Release 2014-06-11
Pages 408
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The story of black emancipation is one of the most dramatic themes of American history, covering racism, murder, poverty and extreme heroism. Figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King are the demigods of the freedom movements, both film and household figures. This major text explores the African-American experience of the twentieth century with particular reference to six outstanding race leaders. Their philosophies and strategies for racial advancement are compared and set against the historical framework and constraints within which they functioned. The book also examines the 'grass roots' of black protest movements in America, paying particular attention to the major civil rights organizations as well as black separatist groups such as the Nation of Islam.



The Right Questions

The Right Questions Author Phillip E. Johnson
ISBN-10 0830877304
Release 2009-09-20
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An ECPA 2003 Gold Medallion Finalist! Phillip E. Johnson pries the lid off public debate about questions of ultimate concern--questions often suppressed by our society's intellectual elite. Moving far beyond matters of creation and evolution, Johnson outlines the questions we all ought to be asking about the meaning of human history, the limits of scientific inquiry, religion and education in a pluralistic society, truth, liberty and moral choices, and God and His Word, Jesus Christ. Johnson deftly demonstrates how the reigning naturalistic philosophy not only squelches public debate but also constrains us to ask the wrong questions. Unless we start with the right questions, Johnson argues, our discussions will be framed by the assumptions of that very philosophy which must be challenged. Johnson asserts that even the Christian church has much too often passively accepted this limiting frame of mind to the detriment of all. But Christian faith and conviction instead ought to lead in opening up the search for truth and meaning through the kind of public education that "teaches in controversy." Then all of us will be prepared to engage in lively, informed and civil debate about the questions that really matter. Why is it always wrong to mix science and religion? What is the ultimate premise, the beginning point, from which logic should proceed? How can a college education prepare students to understand the ultimate purpose or meaning for which life should be lived and to choose rightly from among the available possibilities? What is the appropriate understanding of religion in a pluralistic nation where substantial numbers of Christians, agnostics, Jews and Muslims all need to live together in peace? How can democratic liberalism remain viable when severed from its Christian roots? What is the most important event in human history? Provocative, personal, persuasive and prophetic, Johnson is certain to help us break free from our intellectual and spiritual captivity.