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Contemporary American Politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the most salient topics of debate in contemporary American politics and society today.
The text introduces and explains the history, nature and underlying issues to the key areas of political division and conflict in America's on-going ‘culture war’, including, abortion, gun control, capital punishment, pornography, gay rights and drugs.
All students will gain a deeper and critical understanding of how this powerful set of concerns continue to underpin and shape the fundamental divisions informing American domestic politics at local, state and federal levels.
Completely up-to-date and featuring chapter summaries, exhibit boxes, discussion questions, weblinks and further reading guides, Contemporary American Politics offers a lively and accessible text that will be essential reading for all students of American politics and society.