xxiv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780195325270 alkaline paper 0195325273 alkaline paper
Institutions of American democracy series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The role of public education in educating for democracy / Daniel Romer, Patrick E. Jamieson, and Bruce W. Hardy The effectiveness of the press in serving the needs of American democracy / Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Bruce W. Hardy, and Daniel Romer Understanding the public's relationship to government / Mary McIntosh The three branches of government : powers, relationships, and checks / Mark A. Peterson The legislative branch : assessing the partisan Congress / Paul J. Quirk The executive branch in red and blue / Joel D. Aberbach The judicial branch : judging America's judges / Kevin T. McGuire The three branches of government : comparative trust and performance / Mark A. Peterson.