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Angry, Bored, Confused

A Citizen Handbook Of American Politics, 1st Edition

By Michael J Kryzanek


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Angry, bored, and confused?three words that aptly describe the typical American's view toward the world of politics. But it doesn't have to stay this way, argues Michael Kryzanek, in Angry, Bored, Confused. Kryzanek discusses issues central to American politics?citizenship, power, leadership, problem solving, initiating change?through a series of s

Table of Contents

Preface -- 1 The Foundations of American Government -- 2 The American People and American Government -- 3 The Ingredients of Political Power -- 4 The Road to Power in American Politics -- 5 Politicians and Public Servants -- 6 Making Public Policy Decisions -- 7 Current Policy Dilemmas in American Government -- 8 The Challenges Facing American Government -- Conclusion: Good Citizen, Bad Citizen, Indifferent Citizen -- Epilogue

About the Author

Michael Kryzanek is professor and chair of political science at Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts.

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