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This course serves as an introduction to the structure of government in the United States. The constitution and the various institutions of American government are studied from a historical and political perspective. Other crucial components of the American system such as political parties, federalism, interest groups, voting, social divisions, and the economic system are discussed and analyzed in light of the historical process of change and structural evolution. The course also introduces students to the main principles of public policy, the American public policy-making process, and its relation to key issues such as poverty, equality, immigration, foreign policy, the environment, and criminal justice.
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