American Civilization: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 364 Seiten
This third edition has been extensively revised and contains:
* integration of the multicultural aspects of America
* material on the South, and the African-American and Latino populations
* integration of material on women throughout the text
* an updated mass media chapter with more on I.T., the internet and globalization
* a chronology illustrating the major events in all topics covered
* a combined chapter on the state, local government and the political system
* full coverage of the 'frontier' concept
* more material on attitudes to the death penalty, gun control etc
* completely updated illustrations.
 

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Inhalt

Introduction
1
Exercises
10
Climate
22
Cultural regions in the contemporary US
29
Where do we go from here?
38
immigration
43
women and minorities
67
Political institutions
99
The legal system
173
The economy
197
Social services
221
Education
245
The media
269
Religion
291
The arts sports and leisure
313
Appended
335

State and local government
133
Foreign policy
151

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Über den Autor (2002)

David Mauk is Senior Lecturer in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and is also the author of The Colony that Rose from the Sea: Norwegian Maritime Migration and Community in Brooklyn. John Oakland is Senior Lecturer in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the author of British Civilization and A Dictionary of British Institutions.

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