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eBook The Contours of American Politics: An Introduction ePub

by Jon Roper

  • ISBN: 0745620604
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Jon Roper
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (August 2, 2002)
  • Pages: 232
  • ePub book: 1713 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1264 kb
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  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 126

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Start by marking The Contours of American Politics: An Introduction as Want to Read . Drawing on a diverse range of interdisciplinary material, the book maps the landscape of contemporary American political culture and identity.

Start by marking The Contours of American Politics: An Introduction as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. It surveys the nation's past as a critical and formative influence upon its present. It argues that religious beliefs, together with patterns of immigration and migration westwards across the continent, create the landscape of America's contemporary political culture. Roper examines the "politics of nostalgia" the roots of American democracy, and the framework of the federal government.

A superb communicator, Jon Roper has written as good an introduction to. .

A superb communicator, Jon Roper has written as good an introduction to American politics as one could wish to find. - Nigel Bowles, Honor Balfour Fellow in Politics and Director of the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, UK. "John Roper has long been one of the most astute foreign observers of the American political scene. This fine book promises a general introduction to its topic, but it delivers much more. Drawing upon his deep knowledge of American politics and history, and written with typical fluency, Roper has produced an eloquent supplement to general texts on American politics.

This book examines not simply the mechanics of America?s political system but also the ideas and principles that shape its .

This book examines not simply the mechanics of America?s political system but also the ideas and principles that shape its values. It surveys the nation?s past as a critical and formative influence upon its present. It argues that religious beliefs, together with patterns of immigration and migration westwards across the continent, create the landscape of America?s contemporary political culture

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The Contours of American Politics by Jon Roper.

This book examines not simply the mechanics of America's political system but also the ideas and principles that shape its values. ISBN13:9780745620619.

Jon Roper's treatment of American politics stands as refreshingly different from the standard textbook on this subject.

In its complexity and diversity, America fascinates

In its complexity and diversity, America fascinates. Its politics are brash and exciting, and its political impact upon the wider world is profound. This book examines not simply the mechanics of America?s political system but also the ideas and principles that shape its values. Roper examines the "politics of nostalgia" the roots of American democracy, and the framework of the federal government

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The Contours of American Politics takes a fresh look at the political culture of the United States. In its complexity and diversity, America fascinates. Its politics are brash and exciting, and its political impact upon the wider world is profound. This book examines not simply the mechanics of America's political system but also the ideas and principles that shape its values.

Drawing on a diverse range of interdisciplinary material, the book maps the landscape of contemporary American political culture and identity. It surveys the nation's past as a critical and formative influence upon its present. It argues that religious beliefs, together with patterns of immigration and migration westwards across the continent, create the landscape of America's contemporary political culture. Roper examines the "politics of nostalgia" the roots of American democracy, and the framework of the federal government. Other topics covered include the nature of political power, the influence of the media, the stratification of American society in terms of race, class and gender, and the cultural sensibilities that underpin foreign policy.

The Contours of American Politics is an excellent guide to the nation's political thinking, its attitudes and its political processes at the end of the "American Century" and at the beginning of the new millennium. It will be essential reading for undergraduates studying American Politics, American Culture, and International Relations.