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Transition Guide for Sidlow & Henschen

America at Odds 6e to GOVT 1e


from the Preface to GOVT GOVT’s daring format has been designed to engage even the most apathetic American government student with its glossy, magazine-style look and dynamic visual appeal. Streamlined, portable, and complete with study resources, this text does more than ever before to accommodate the way students actually use their textbooks. At the same time, our “debate-the-issues” approach effectively involves them in discussing and debating concepts of American government.
Chapter Review tear-out cards at the end of the book provide learning objectives with summaries of key concepts, visuals, and key terms for each chapter—making it easier for students to prepare for class and for exams. And because today’s students are technologically savvy, we provide portable study resources in multiple formats via this text’s companion Web site at 4ltrpress.cengage.com/govt. Resources there include flashcards, podcasts, chapter reviews, quizzes, and more that students can download using whichever way they prefer (cell phone, computer download, MP3 files, and so on) in order to study more efficiently. Access to the site is available at no additional cost when packaged with each student text.
Coverage of the 2008 Elections We have interspersed information on the 2008 presidential campaigns and elections throughout the text, because we recognize that students most easily relate to up-to-the-minute coverage. Our late-breaking reportage covers the presidential debates, the accuracy of public opinion polls, levels of support for the presidential candidates among various demographic groups, and much more. We also analyze the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on the elections and their outcomes.
Chapter by Chapter Updates
Chapter 1: The Contours of American Democracy

• p. 5 Updated Politics of National Security feature: Fighting the War in Iraq

• p. 9 NEW The Rest of the World feature: The Decline of Freedom Around the World

• p. 14 Updated Figure 1–1: Distribution of the U.S. Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2000 to 2050.

• p. 15 NEW Join the Debate section: Is America Really in Decline?

• p. 18 New photo of U.S. Senate chambers


Chapter 2: The Constitution

• p. 23 NEW America at Odds feature: Should Individuals Have the Right to Bear Arms?

• p. 45 NEW Politics of National Security feature: Civil Liberties: the Legacy of the Bush Administration
Chapter 3: Federalism

• p. 50 NEW America at Odds feature: Should the States Lower the Drinking Age?

• p. 52 Updated Figure 3–1: Governmental Units in the United States Today

• p. 57 NEW Join the Debate section: Can the States Afford the Real ID Act? (modified from previous Chapter 3 Am At Odds feature)


Chapter 4: Civil Liberties

• p. 77 NEW Perception v. Reality feature: Supreme Court Rulings: The Final Word?

• p. 86 NEW The Rest of the World feature: Political Dissent in Egypt Using Facebook

• p. 94 NEW Join the Debate section: Should the Use of Personal Cameras and Camcorders in Public Places Be Regulated?

• p. 97 NEW Politics of National Security feature: Yes, Your Laptop Can Be Seized by Customs Officials
Chapter 5: Civil Rights

• p. 102 Updated America at Odds feature More Immigration—Good or Bad for America?

• p. 112 Updated Photos of Janet Napolitano and Hilary Clinton

• p. 115 Updated Figure 5–1: Hispanics Living in the United States by Place of Origin

• p. 124 NEW The Rest of the World feature: India Faces an Affirmative Action Nightmare
Chapter 6: Interest Groups

• p. 130 NEW America at Odds feature: Are Secret Ballots Essential in Union Elections?

• p. 143 Updated Join the Debate section Should Spending on Issue Ads Be Limited?

• p. 148 Updated text coverage on Lobbying Reform


Chapter 7: Political Parties

• p. 152 Updated America at Odds feature: Is the Republican Party Over?

• p. 164 Updated text coverage of Lobbying Reform

• p. 167 Updated Politics of National Security feature From 9/11 to Today—Partisanship and National Security

• p. 172 NEW Join the Debate section: Are National Party Conventions Worth the Cost?
Chapter 8: Public Opinion and Voting

• p. 177 NEW America at Odds feature: Are Electronic Voting Machines the Answer?

• p. 180 NEW The Rest of the World feature: How Americans Rate Other Nations

• p. 190 Updated Figure 8–1: Voter Turnout, 1968–2008

• p. 195 Updated Figure 8–2: Party Identification and the 2008 Elections

• p. 196 Updated Figure 8–3: Voting by Groups in the 2008 Elections

• p. 198 NEW text section on Ideology and the 2008 Elections
Chapter 9: Campaigns and Elections

• p. 203 Updated Chapter headings reordered to begin with “How We Elect Candidates”

• p. 205 NEW The Rest of the World feature: Compulsory Voting Elsewhere Improves Voter Turnout

• p. 214 Updated Politics of National Security feature The 2008 Presidential Campaign and National Security

• p. 219 Updated Table 9–1: Top Industries and Other Groups Contributing Funds in the 2008 Presidential Election Cycle
Chapter 10: Politics and the Media

• p. 228 NEW Join the Debate section: Is the Press Living Up To Its Role as Watchdog?

• p. 230 Updated Figure 10–1: Political Spending on Broadcast Television, 1992­–2008

• p. 232–233 NEW text section on 2008 Presidential Debates, with new photos

• p. 239 NEW Politics of National Security feature National Security versus a Free Press
Chapter 11: Congress

• p. 248 NEW photo of 111th Congress Freshman Class

• p. 255 NEW Join the Debate section: Are State and Local Term Limits Good for America?

• p. 257 NEW photo of House Republican Whip Eric Cantor

• p. 259 Updated Table 11–2 Standing Committees

• p. 265 NEW Perception v. Reality feature: Congressional Oversight


Chapter 12: The Presidency

• p. 283 NEW Join the Debate section: Do We Want a President Who Is “Just Like Us?”

• p. 285 Updated Figure 12–1: Presidential Success Records

• p. 292 Changed format of Table 12-2 Major Executive Departments

• p. 294 Updated new photo of Biden replaces Cheney
Chapter 13: The Bureaucracy

• p. 299 NEW America at Odds feature: Doe We Need More—or Less—Regulation?

• p. 301 Updated Figure 13–1: Government Employment at the Local, State, and National Levels

• p. 304 NEW The Rest of the World feature: Promoting Washington’s Views Abroad

• p. 308 Updated Table 13–2: Selected Independent Executive Agencies

• p. 310 Updated Table 13–4: Selected Government Corporations

• p. 320 NEW text section: Beyond the 2008 Elections: An Expanding Bureaucracy
Chapter 14: The Judiciary

• p. 326 NEW The Rest of the World feature: Jury Trials Finally Become a Reality in Asian Courts

• p. 333 Updated Figure 14–3: The Number of Supreme Court Decisions

• p. 334 NEW Politics of National Security feature The Courts and the War on Terrorism

• p. 345 NEW Join the Debate section: Should Nine Unelected Justices Make Important National Policies?

• p. 347 NEW text section: The Federal Judiciary and the 2008 Elections



Chapter 15: Domestic Policy

• p. 360 Updated Figure 15–1: The Poverty Rate

• p. 364 Updated Table 15–2: Tax Rates 2008

• p. 366 NEW Join the Debate section: Should Corporate Tax Rates Be Reduced?

• p. 367 NEW The Rest of the World feature The Relationship between Economic Freedom and Prosperity

• p. 368 Updated Table 15–3: The Public Debt

• p. 368 NEW text section on the economic meltdown of 2008 and the probable rise of public debt.

• p. 369 NEW America at Odds chapter ending section: Domestic Policy: Funding Health Care


Chapter 16: Foreign Policy

• p. 384 NEW Politics of National Security feature Cyber Warfare

• p. 396 NEW text section on recent events in Russia

• p. 396–399 NEW text section on freer world trade and the WTO

• p. 398 NEW Join the Debate section: Globalization—Good or Bad?

• p. 399 NEW text section on the 2008 Elections and International Trade


Note: GOVT has eliminated Chapter 17, State and Local Politics

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