The twelfth issue of CIVICUS is about the United States of America, peculiarities of its political system and culture. Here you will be introduced to the specific details which together make the United States as the strong democracy. The uniqueness of the US presidential system, its characteristics and effectiveness as well as the cultural transformations, musical and literary trends, which has created the American tradition is discussed in this issue. The authors seek to answer the following questions: What is the American dream? What kind of migration policy does the United States of America have? How do linguistic standards change gradually?
Besides, here you can read the articles on migration, hippies, transformation of English language, the US education system and fight against racism.