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Governing America
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  • Authored by: Paul J. Quirk and William Cunion
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  • ISBN-10: 1438135475
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3547-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $250.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 320
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1200


Much of the controversy and debate in modern American life revolves around such public policy issues as abortion, gun control, health care, and immigration. Governing America is a three-volume collection of essays designed to give readers the complete story behind the major policy issues of the 21st century. This comprehensive resource takes a unique perspective on public policy issues and presents them in historical context. Controversial issues along with the history of the U.S. government's involvement in these debates are examined in great detail by experts in the field. 

Coverage includes:

  • Abortion
  • Affirmative action
  • Banking
  • Capital punishment
  • Consumer product safety
  • Domestic violence
  • Drugs
  • Gay rights
  • Global climate change
  • Gun control
  • Health care
  • Homeland security
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Religion
  • Renewable energy
  • Taxation
  • and more.



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