Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Nigel Bowles
    Pages 1-13
  3. Nigel Bowles
    Pages 206-232
  4. Nigel Bowles
    Pages 297-326
  5. Nigel Bowles
    Pages 327-359
  6. Nigel Bowles
    Pages 360-363
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 364-414

About this book


This major new textbook provides a broad-ranging and systematic account of introduction to the contemporary institutions and processes of government in the USA set in a clear historical context. Clearly and accessibly written, The Government and Politics of the United States provides the most comprehensive and sophisticated introduction to the subject available.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.CharlburyUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Government and Politics of the United States
  • Authors Nigel Bowles
  • Series Title Comparative Government and Politics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection Political Science and International Studies (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-44940-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-44941-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-22951-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 414
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics US Politics
  • Buy this book on publisher's site