Correlations

Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, 13th Edition AP® Edition ©2008

George C. Edwards III, Martin P. Wattenberg, Robert L. Lineberry

Correlated to AP® United States Government and Politics Topics

I. Constitutional Underpinnings of United States Government

Chapters 1, 2, 3

Considerations that influenced the formulation and adoption of the Constitution pp. 30–51
Separation of powers pp. 49–50
Federalism pp. 52, 68–96
Theories of democratic government pp. 15–18

II. Political Beliefs and Behaviors

Chapters 1, 6, 7, 8, 9

Beliefs that citizens hold about their government and its leaders pp. 2–8, 193–200, 206–207
Processes by which citizens learn about politics pp. 184–188
The nature, sources, and consequences of public opinion pp. 11–13, 189–195, 339–340
The ways in which citizens vote and otherwise participate in public life pp. 200–206, 296–315
Factors that influence citizens to differ from one another in terms of political beliefs and behaviors pp. 196–200, 310–319

III. Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media

Chapters 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20

Political parties and elections Chapters 8, 9, 10
Functions pp. 242–245
Organization pp. 247–251
Development pp. 254–262
Effects on the political process pp. 242–245, 251–252, 262–266, 379–382, 409–412
Electoral laws and systems pp. 270–293, 296–299, 315–316, 358–365, 659–665
Interest groups, including political action committees (PACs) Chapters 11, 12, 17, 19, 20
The range of interests represented pp. 329–334, 341–347, 558–559, 609–610
The activities of interest groups pp. 335–340
The effects of interest groups on the political process pp. 324–340, 382–383, 609–610, 619
The unique characteristics and roles of PACs in the political process pp. 284–291, 333–334, 337–339, 343–344, 347–349, 362
The Mass Media Chapters 7, 9, 13
The functions and structures of the media pp. 212–231
The impact of media on politics pp. 218–237, 279–283, 427–430

IV. Institutions of National Government: The Congress, the President, the Bureaucracy, and the Federal Courts

Chapters 3, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21

The major formal and informal institutional arrangements of power Chapters 3, 12, 13, 15, 16
Congress pp. 352–376
The Presidency pp. 397–421
The Bureaucracy pp. 466–490
Federal Courts pp. 74–78, 502–527
Relationships among these four institutions, and varying balances of power pp. 377–379, 408–421, 491–499, 511–520
Linkages between institutions and the following Chapters 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 21
Public opinion and voters Chapters 6, 12, 13, 15, 16
—Congress pp. 358–365, 381–382
—The Presidency pp. 412–414, 421–427
—The Bureaucracy pp. 206–207, 466–470
—Federal Courts pp. 532–537
Interest groups Chapters 11, 12, 15, 16
—Congress pp. 335–340, 382–383
—The Presidency pp. 335–340
—The Bureaucracy pp. 493–499
—Federal Courts pp. 338–339, 505–506
Political parties Chapters 9, 12, 13, 15, 16
—Congress pp. 379–382
—The Presidency pp. 270–279, 409–412
—The Bureaucracy pp. 470–473
—Federal Courts pp. 516–520
The media Chapters 7, 13, 16
—Congress pp. 218–220, 226–231, 233–237
—The Presidency pp. 226–231, 233–237, 427–430
—The Bureaucracy pp. 218–220, 233–237
—Federal Courts pp. 233–237, 524
Subnational governments pp. 507–511, 654–692

V. Public Policy

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Policy making in a federal system pp. 74–96, 376–379, 683–686
The formation of policy agendas pp. 233–235, 379–383, 452–459, 633–649
The role of institutions in the enactment of policy pp. 378–379, 408–421, 452–459, 520–537
The role of the bureaucracy and the courts in policy implementation and interpretation pp. 57–60, 453, 475–490, 520–537
Linkages between policy processes and the following: Chapter 12
—Political institutions and federalism pp. 378–379, 408–421, 452–459, 520–537, 619–623, 683–688
—Political parties pp. 243–245, 251–252, 263–266, 379–381
—Interest groups pp. 322–340, 493–499, 553–559, 596–600, 609–612
—Public opinion pp. 11–13, 412–414, 425–427, 609–612
—Elections pp. 313–319, 413–414
—Policy networks pp. 493–499

VI. Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Chapters 4, 5, 16

The development of civil liberties and civil rights by judicial interpretation pp. 98–137, 140–174, 520–532
Knowledge of substantive rights and liberties pp. 100–135, 145–172
The impact of the Fourteenth Amendment on the constitutional development of rights and liberties pp. 102–104, 143–154, 157–160

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