American Governance

Editor: Schechter, Stephen
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan US

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-02-866249-7
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 349
Book Status: Available
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Find answers in American Governance on all questions related to the variety of ways by which the American people govern themselves - from their constitutions and governments to the political norms and ideals that guide their actions as citizens and leaders; to local communities, civic associations, and political associations people form for collective deliberation and action; and to the relationships they form with their elected representatives.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Thematic Outline
  • List of Contributors
  • VOLUME 1
  • A
  • Abolition Movement
  • Abortion Rights
  • Abrams v. United States
  • Adams, John
  • Addams, Jane
  • Adequate and Independent State Grounds
  • Administrative Procedure Act
  • Admission of New States
  • Advocacy
  • Advocacy Coalition Framework
  • Affinity Groups
  • Affirmative Action
  • Agenda Setting and Policy Reform
  • Agrarian Democracy
  • Alien and Sedition Acts
  • Alienation
  • Ambition
  • Amending the US Constitution, History of
  • Amending the US Constitution, Process of
  • American Constitutional Development from 1789 to 1868
  • American Constitutional Development from 1868 to 1937
  • American Constitutional Development from 1937 to 1980
  • American Constitutional Development Since 1980
  • American Dream
  • American Exceptionalism
  • American Political Development
  • American Revolution
  • Anthony, Susan B.
  • Anti-Federalists
  • Apathy
  • Appointment and Removal Powers
  • Arizona v. United States
  • Arrow's Theorem
  • Article I Courts
  • Article I, United States Constitution
  • Article II, United States Constitution
  • Article III, United States Constitution
  • Article IV, United States Constitution
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Astroturf Groups
  • Authorization and Appropriations
  • Autonomy
  • B
  • Baker v. Carr
  • Barron V. Baltimore
  • Behavioralism
  • Bicameralism
  • Bills and Resolutions
  • Black, Hugo
  • Black Politics
  • Blackstone, William
  • Block Grants
  • Boards of Education
  • Boumediene v. Bush
  • Bounded Rationality
  • Bowling Alone
  • Brandeis, Louis
  • Brandenburg v. Ohio
  • Brennan, William
  • Breyer, Stephen
  • British Constitution
  • Broken Branch
  • Broken Windows Theory
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Bryan, William Jennings
  • Buckley, William F., Jr.
  • Buckley v. Valeo
  • Bureaucracy
  • Burger, Warren
  • Burwell v. Hobbylobby
  • Business and Governance
  • C
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Calvinism
  • Campaign Finance Laws
  • Campaign Finance Practices
  • Capital Laws of Connecticut, 1642
  • Capital Punishment
  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism and Democracy
  • Cardozo, Benjamin
  • Cato's Letters
  • Charters
  • Chase, Salmon P.
  • Checks and Balances
  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
  • Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
  • Citizenship
  • Citizenship, History of
  • Citizenship, Pathways to
  • City of Boerne v. Flores
  • Civic Agency
  • Civic Associations
  • Civic Discourse
  • Civic Dispositions
  • Civic Duty
  • Civic Education
  • Civic Empowerment Gap
  • Civic Engagement
  • Civic Health Index
  • Civic Identity
  • Civic Participation
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Civic Skills
  • Civic Space
  • Civil Community
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Civil Society
  • Civil War Amendments
  • Civilian Control of the Military
  • Civility
  • Clinton v. Jones
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Code of the Street
  • Coke, Edward
  • Collective Action
  • Commerce Clause
  • Common Good
  • Common Law
  • Common Law: Legal Systems
  • Commons Problems
  • Communitarianism
  • Community
  • Community Development
  • Compact and Covenant
  • Compact Clause
  • Compact Theory
  • Comparative Method
  • Concurrent and Exclusive Powers
  • Congress as a Governing Institution
  • Congress in the Policy Process
  • Congressional Budget Office
  • Congressional Elections: Law
  • Congressional Oversight
  • Connecticut Plan (Connecticut Compromise)
  • Consent
  • Conservatism
  • Constituency/Constituent
  • Constitution
  • Constitutional Authority
  • Constitutional Convention of 1787
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure
  • Constitutional Dialogues
  • Constitutional Government
  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Constitutional Interpretation by Citizens
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Constitutional Protections for Media
  • Constitutionalism
  • Contract
  • Contract Clause
  • Cooley, Thomas
  • Cooper v. Aaron
  • Crawford v. Marion County Election Board
  • Crime and Justice Policy
  • Criminal Law
  • Culture Wars
  • Cynicism
  • VOLUME 2
  • D
  • De Facto and De Jure
  • Decision Making
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls (1848)
  • Delegation of Legislative Power
  • Deliberative Democracy
  • Democracy
  • Democrats
  • Departmentalism
  • Devolution
  • Direct Taxes
  • Dissent
  • Divided Government
  • Divided Powers
  • Doctrine of Concurrent Majority
  • Dormant Commerce Clause
  • Dorr Rebellion
  • Douglas, Stephen A.
  • Douglas, William O.
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Dred Scott V. Sandford
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • Duverger's Law
  • E
  • Earmarks
  • Economic Policy
  • Education Policy
  • Election Campaigns
  • Election Outcomes
  • Election Process
  • Election Process: Primaries
  • Elections and Democracy
  • Elections: Presidential
  • Elections: Presidential Debates
  • Electoral College
  • Electoral Realignments and Turnovers
  • Electoral Systems
  • Eleventh Amendment
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • English Bill of Rights
  • Enlightenment
  • Entitlements
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Enumerated Powers
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmentalism
  • Equal Rights Amendment: Federal
  • Equal Rights Amendment: States
  • Equality
  • Ethics in Government
  • Ex Parte Mccardle
  • Ex Parte Milligan
  • Exclusionary Rule
  • Executive Agreements
  • Executive Branch in the Policy Process
  • Executive Order
  • Executive Powers
  • Executive Privilege
  • Extended Republic, Theory Of
  • Externalities
  • Extraterritoriality
  • F
  • Fact-Checking
  • Faction
  • Fair Trade
  • Fairness
  • Fairness Doctrine
  • Federal Budget Deficit
  • Federal Budget Process
  • Federal Circuit Courts
  • Federal Court Jurisdiction
  • Federal District Courts
  • Federal Powers: Bankruptcy
  • Federal Powers: Civil Rights
  • Federal Powers: Commerce
  • Federal Powers: General
  • Federal Powers: Immigration and Naturalization
  • Federal Powers: Intellectual Property
  • Federal Powers: Necessary and Proper
  • Federal Powers: Tax and Spend
  • Federal Powers: Territories
  • Federal Powers: War
  • Federal Register
  • Federal Reserve
  • Federal Sovereign Immunity
  • Federalism, Theory of
  • Federalism in American History
  • Federalism in the Public Policy Process
  • Federalist, The
  • Federalists
  • Feminism
  • Field, Stephen
  • Fifteenth Amendment
  • Filibuster
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Focusing Events
  • Foreign Policy
  • Founding
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Fourteenth Amendment: Citizenship Clause
  • Fourteenth Amendment: Due Process Clause
  • Fourteenth Amendment: Enforcement Clause
  • Fourteenth Amendment: Equal Protection Clause
  • Fourteenth Amendment: Privileges or Immunities Clause
  • Fourth Amendment
  • Framing
  • Frankfurter, Felix
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Free-Market Economics, Theory of
  • Free Rider Problems
  • Free Trade and Tariffs
  • Freedom of Association
  • Freedom of Contract
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Freedom of Religion: Establishment
  • Freedom of Religion: Free Exercise
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Freedom of Speech: Advocacy in Times of Crisis
  • Freedom of Speech: Commercial Advertising
  • Freedom of Speech: Obscenity and Pornography
  • Freedom of Speech: Public Property, Employees, and Subsidies
  • Freedom of Speech: Schools
  • Freedom of Speech: Symbolic
  • Freedom of the Press
  • Fries's Rebellion
  • Fuller, Melville W.
  • Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
  • G
  • Gag Rule
  • Garcia V. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Gender Discrimination
  • General Welfare Clause
  • Geographic Mobility and Sorting
  • Gerrymander
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Gibbons V. Ogden
  • Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
  • Globalization
  • Governance
  • Government
  • Government, Size of
  • Great Society
  • Gridlock
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Gun Control
  • VOLUME 3
  • H
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hamdi V. Rumsfeld
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hand, Learned
  • Happiness
  • Harper V. Virginia Board of Elections
  • Hate Speech
  • High Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • Hollow Hope
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr.
  • Home Rule Charters
  • Hughes, Charles Evans
  • Human Fallibility
  • Hume, David
  • I
  • Immigration
  • Immigration and Nationality Act and Amendments
  • Immigration Policy, History of
  • Impeachment
  • Imperial Presidency
  • Incorporation of the Bill of Rights
  • Incumbency
  • Indian Bill of Rights
  • Individualism
  • Inequality in American History
  • Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
  • Ins V. Chadha
  • Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD)
  • Institutionalism and Neo-Institutionalism
  • Instructions
  • Interest Groups
  • Interests, Permanent and Aggregate
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • International Law
  • International Organizations
  • International Tribunals
  • Interposition
  • Issue Networks
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jacksonian Democracy
  • Jay, John
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jim Crow
  • Judicial Decision Making
  • Judicial Federalism
  • Judicial Impact
  • Judicial Implementation
  • Judicial Independence
  • Judicial Opinions
  • Judicial Review
  • Judicial Review: Administrative Agencies
  • Judicial Review by State Courts
  • Judicial Selection
  • Judicial Supremacy
  • Judiciary in the Policy Process
  • Jurisdiction
  • Jury
  • Justice
  • Justiciability
  • K
  • Katzenbach V. Morgan
  • Kennedy, Anthony M.
  • Kent, James
  • Keynesianism
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • L
  • Latino Immigration Politics
  • Leadership
  • Leadership and Women
  • Legislative Committees and Caucuses
  • Legislative Intent
  • Legislative Supremacy
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Movements
  • Letter Concerning Toleration, John Locke's
  • “Letter From Birmingham Jail”
  • Liberalism
  • Libertarianism
  • Liberty
  • Limited Government
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Litigation Campaigns
  • Lobbying and Lobbyists
  • Local Government
  • Lochner V. New York
  • Locke, John
  • Logic of Appropriateness
  • Logrolling
  • Loyalists
  • M
  • Madison, James
  • Magic Mirror
  • Magma Carta
  • Majority Minority Election Districts
  • Majority Rule
  • Majority Tyranny
  • Malcolm X
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Marbury V. Madison
  • Marshall, John
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • Martial Law
  • Martin V. Hunter's Lessee
  • Massachusetts Body of Liberties, 1641
  • Massachusetts Constitution, 1780
  • Mayflower Compact
  • Mcculloch V. Maryland
  • Media and Politics
  • Michels's Iron Law of Oligarchy
  • Military Draft
  • Military Justice
  • Millennial Generation
  • Mixed Regime
  • Montesquieu, Charles-Louis De Secondat, Baron De La Brède Et De
  • Mootness
  • Moral Hazard
  • Morality and Politics
  • Morrison V. Olson
  • Moynihan, Daniel Patrick
  • Mutual Aid Agreements
  • N
  • National Bank Controversy
  • National Debt
  • National Federation of Independent Business V. Sebelius
  • National Guard and Reserves
  • National Security Policy
  • Native Americans: Citizenship
  • Native Americans: Governance
  • Natural Law
  • Natural Rights
  • Naturalization
  • Near V. Minnesota
  • Negotiation
  • Net Neutrality
  • Networking
  • New Deal
  • New Deal Constitutional Revolution
  • New Haven Fundamentals, 1643
  • New Jersey Plan
  • New Media
  • New York Times V. Sullivan
  • New York Times V. United States
  • News Cycle
  • News Media in the Policy Process
  • Nineteenth Amendment
  • Ninth Amendment
  • Nonpartisanship
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonviolent Resistance
  • Northern Securities Company V. United States
  • Northwest Ordinance
  • Nullification
  • VOLUME 4
  • O
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obergefell V. Hodges
  • O'Connor, Sandra Day
  • Office of Management and Budget
  • Open Society
  • Organizational Theory and Public Policy
  • ORIGINALISM
  • Ostrom, Elinor
  • P
  • Paine, Thomas
  • Paradox of Voting
  • Pardon
  • Parliament
  • Partisanship
  • Party Platform
  • Patriotism
  • Patronage
  • Pennsylvania Colonial Charters
  • Pennsylvania Constitution, 1776
  • Persuasion
  • Planned Parenthood V. Casey
  • Plessy V. Ferguson
  • Pluralism and Elitism
  • Polarization
  • Police Powers
  • Policy Adoption
  • Policy Advocacy
  • The Policy Agendas Project
  • Policy Analysis
  • Policy Change
  • Policy Design
  • Policy Entrepreneurs
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Failure
  • Policy Implementation
  • Policy Learning
  • Policy Process
  • Policy Subsystems
  • Policy Tools
  • Policy Typologies
  • Political Correctness
  • Political Corruption
  • Political Culture
  • Political Efficacy
  • Political Generations
  • Political Ideology
  • Political Interest
  • Political Judgment
  • Political Legitimacy
  • Political Participation
  • Political Party
  • Political Party Systems
  • Political Question
  • Political Rhetoric
  • Political Rhetoric Genres
  • Political Socialization
  • Politics
  • Politics in Film and Fiction
  • Polity
  • Popular Sovereignty
  • Populism
  • Pork Barrel Legislation
  • Powell V. Mccormack
  • Power
  • Preamble, United States Constitution
  • Precedent
  • Preclearance
  • Preemption
  • Preferred Freedoms
  • Presidency, The
  • Presidency in the Policy Process
  • Presidential Signing Statements
  • Presidential Succession
  • Prigg V. Pennsylvania
  • Printz V. United States
  • Prior Restraints
  • Privacy
  • Privatization
  • Problem Identification in the Policy Process
  • Progressive Movements, 1890 to 1920
  • Progressive Movements in American History
  • Progressive Reform in American History
  • Prohibition
  • Property
  • Property, Common Law
  • Public Administration
  • Public and Private Goods
  • Public Authorities
  • Public Choice
  • Public Interest
  • Public Opinion
  • Public Participation in the Policy Process
  • Public Policy
  • Public Policy from 1789 to 1868
  • Public Policy from 1868 to 1937
  • Public Policy from 1937 to 1980
  • Public Policy Since 1980
  • Public Service
  • Public Trust
  • Publius
  • Punctuated Equilibrium
  • Puritanism
  • Q
  • Quid Pro Quo
  • R
  • Race Discrimination
  • Racism
  • Ratification of the US Constitution
  • Rational Choice Theory
  • Rational Comprehensive Decision Making
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Reapportionment
  • Recession and Depression
  • Red Tape
  • Redistricting
  • Regionalization
  • Regular Order
  • Regulation
  • Regulation of Federal Elections
  • Regulation of State Elections
  • Rehnquist, William
  • Religion and Politics
  • Representation: Accountability
  • Representation: Idea of
  • Representation: Redistricting
  • Representation: Representatives
  • Representation: The Represented
  • Representation: Transparency
  • Republic
  • Republican Virtue
  • Republicanism
  • Republicans
  • Resident Alien
  • Respect for the Law
  • Reynolds V. Sims
  • Rhode Island Parliamentary Patent of 1643/44 and Acts and Orders of 1647
  • Rhode Island Royal Charter of 1663
  • Right to Assemble
  • Right to Petition
  • Right to Revolution
  • Rights, Negative
  • Rights, Positive
  • Ripeness
  • Roberts, John
  • Roe V. Wade
  • Roosevelt, Franklin
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Rule of Law
  • Rules and Regulations
  • VOLUME 5
  • S
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Scalia, Antonin
  • Schenck v. United States
  • School Choice
  • School Desegregation
  • School Financing
  • School Governance
  • School Prayer
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Scottish Enlightenment
  • Secession
  • Second Amendment
  • Sectionalism
  • Sedition
  • Self-Governance
  • Self-Improvement
  • Separation of Powers
  • Seventeenth Amendment
  • Shaw v. Reno
  • Shays's Rebellion
  • Shelby County v. Holder
  • Shiele Law
  • Slaughter-House Cases, The
  • Slavery
  • Smith, Adam
  • Social Capital
  • Social Contract
  • Social Darwinism
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Movements
  • Solidary Incentives
  • South Carolina v. Katzenbach
  • Sovereignty
  • Special-Purpose Governments
  • Spin
  • Standing
  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
  • Stare Decisis
  • State Action
  • State Constitutions
  • State Constitutions: Amending Process
  • State Constitutions: Amendments
  • State Constitutions: Bills of Rights
  • State Constitutions: History
  • State Court Judges, Nineteenth Century
  • State Court Judges, Twentieth Century
  • State Court Jurisdiction
  • State Courts, Lower
  • State Courts, Supreme
  • State Governors and the Executive Branch
  • State Legislatures
  • State Sovereign Immunity
  • States
  • Status Quo
  • Statutes and Case Law
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Stone, Harlan Fiske
  • Story, Joseph
  • Streams Metaphor of the Policy Process
  • Street-Level Bureaucracies
  • Substantive Due Process
  • Suburbanization
  • Suffrage
  • Sunset Provision
  • Supremacy Clause
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • T
  • Taft, William Howard
  • Takings Clause
  • Taney, Roger
  • Tax Expenditures
  • Taxes, General
  • Tea Party Movement
  • Technocracy
  • Tenth Amendment
  • Term Limits, Legislative
  • Term Limits, Presidential
  • Territorial Government
  • Test Oaths
  • Third Parties
  • Third Rail
  • Thirteenth Amendment
  • Thomas, Clarence
  • Ticket Splitting
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de
  • Torts
  • Torture Memos
  • Traynor, Roger
  • Treason
  • Treaty Power
  • Trial Balloon
  • Twelfth Amendment
  • Twenty-Sixth Amendment
  • U
  • Undocumented Alien
  • Unenumerated Rights
  • Unfunded Mandates
  • Unitary Executive
  • United States v. Butler
  • United States v. Carolene Products Co.
  • United States v. Lopez
  • United States v. Morrison
  • United States v. Nixon
  • United States v. Wong Kim Ark
  • Universities and Colleges, Roles of
  • Urban Planning and Zoning
  • US Bill of Rights
  • US Nationals
  • U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
  • Utopian Communities
  • V
  • Venue Shopping in Public Policy
  • Vesting Clause
  • Veto
  • Virginia Declaration of Rights and Constitution, 1776
  • Virginia Plan
  • Voluntarism
  • Voter Registration
  • Voting Behavior
  • Voting Rights, Constitutional
  • Voting Rights Act
  • Voting Rights Act: Amendments
  • W
  • Waite, Morrison R.
  • War On Terrorism: A Constitutional Perspective
  • War Powers Resolution of 1973
  • Warren, Earl
  • Washington, Booker T.
  • Washington, Dc
  • Washington, George
  • Watergate
  • Webster, Noah
  • Whigs
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • Whistleblower Protection Policy
  • White, Edward
  • Whitney v. California
  • Williams, Roger
  • Wilson, Woodrow
  • Winthrop, John
  • Wire Service
  • Women's Rights Movements
  • Writ of Certiorari
  • Writ of Error
  • Writ of Mandamus
  • Y
  • Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company v. Sawyer
  • Youth in Politics
  • Z
  • Zenger Trial
  • List of Websites
  • Primary Sources
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Adopted and ratified by the Continental Congress, 1776
  • United States Constitution
  • Drafted by the Philadelphia Convention, 1787; ratified by the States, 1788
  • Bill of Rights
  • Proposed by the US Congress, 1789; ratified by the States, 1791
  • Amendments to the United States Constitution
  • Proposed by the US Congress and ratified by the States
  • The Federalist No. 10
  • James Madison, 1787
  • The Federalist No. 39
  • James Madison, 1788
  • The Federalist No. 51
  • James Madison, 1788
  • Case Index