By the People

Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Author: James A. Morone,Rogan Kersh

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190928728

Category: United States

Page: 648

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By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Fourth Edition, reflects the dynamism of American government and politics with superior teaching and learning tools that prepare students to ENGAGE, THINK, and DEBATE now more than ever before. Using a storytelling approach that weaves commentary together with historical context, By the People: Debating American Government explores the themes and ideas that drive the great debates in American government and politics. It introduces students to big questions like "Who governs?" "How does our system of government work?" "What does government do?" and "Who are we?" By challenging students with these questions, the text encourages them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics. By the People includes an individual user code to access a wealth of interactive digital learning tools and student exercises.
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American Government: Institutions and Policies, Brief Version

Author: James Q. Wilson,John J Dilulio,Meena Bose,Matthew S. Levendusky

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305956346

Category: Education

Page: 400

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This popular brief text for the one-semester or one-quarter American Government course maintains the framework of the Wilson, DiIulio, Bose, and Levendusky comprehensive text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what ends. The 13th edition of AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, BRIEF VERSION, offers coverage of the 2014 and 2016 campaigns and elections; budget battles and the sequestration of funds; ongoing debates about immigration, gay marriage, and other key issues in American politics; and foreign-policy decisions on Afghanistan, the Middle East, and North Korea. We have also reworked each chapter to focus on a clear set of learning objectives to guide students through the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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American Government: Brief Version

Author: James Wilson,John DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133594379

Category: Political Science

Page: 464

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This popular brief edition text maintains the framework of the Wilson, DiIulio, and Bose complete text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what ends. Completely up to date, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: BRIEF VERSION, Eleventh Edition offers new coverage of such key and emerging issues as the 2012 campaigns and elections; leadership of President Obama and the 112th Congress; the economic downturn and ensuing policies; healthcare reform; foreign relations with North Korea and Iran; the war in Afghanistan; and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Cengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 2012-2013

Author: Steffen W. Schmidt,Mack C. Shelley,Barbara A. Bardes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111832935

Category: Political Science

Page: 448

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New features, up-to-date political news and analysis and a great low price make AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2012-2013 a top seller. The text shows students how easily and effectively students can participate in the political process. Praised for its balanced coverage, the book examines all the key concepts of American government, while providing exciting student-oriented features that focus on active citizenship. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Cengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 2014-2015 (Book Only)

Author: Steffen W. Schmidt,Mack C. Shelley, II,Barbara A. Bardes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305147154

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

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New features, up-to-date political news and analysis, and a great price make AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2014-2015 a top seller. The text shows students how easily and effectively they can participate in the political process. Praised for its balanced coverage, the book examines all the key concepts of American government, while providing exciting student-oriented features that focus on active citizenship. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Cengage Advantage Books: American Government and Politics Today, Brief Edition, 2008-2009

Author: Steffen Schmidt,Mack Shelley,Barbara Bardes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495503223

Category: Political Science

Page: 456

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With new engaging features and a great low price as part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2008-2009 helps students experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship. Praised for its balanced and up-to-the-minute coverage, this bestselling book focuses on the fundamentals -- the constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes that are the core of American government. The text also includes coverage of policy and analysis issues, as well as three appendices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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American Government: Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives, Brief Version

Author: Kenneth Dautrich,David A. Yalof

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049590791X

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Generating thoughtful discussion can be a challenge with today's sometimes politically indifferent students. The authors of AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: HISTORICAL, POPULAR, & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Second edition, BRIEF VERSION tackle this issue with a streamlined and visually appealing version of their more comprehensive text that helps you create a lively, engaging classroom. Well-organized and easy to understand, this brief edition is a handy, less expensive paperback your students will refer to long after completing your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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American Government: Institutions and Policies

Author: James Q. Wilson,John J. DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose,Matthew S. Levendusky

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856163

Category: Education

Page: 624

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, 15th Edition is a clear and approachable text for students trying to successfully understand American government. It sets the standard for examining current issues in American politics focusing on the importance of American governmental institutions, the historical development of governmental procedures and policies, and who governs in the United States and to what ends. It includes concise learning objectives, highlighted key concepts, and opportunities for practical application of contemporary debates on policy dynamics. These features allow students to identify important issues in American politics, maximize comprehension, and engage with the material in a meaningful way. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Government by the People

Author: J. W. Peltason,Thomas E. Cronin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130116352

Category: Political Science

Page: 478

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B>" This highly-acclaimed, brief survey of the workings and issues of the American political system--and the constitutional and political values that shape American politics and policies--focuses on the people that have made this country what it is today, and covers up-to-the-minute developments on the national, international, and local scenes. Features a dramatic 4-color design--with many state-of-the-art graphics, exciting photos, and witty cartoons, and intriguing and thought-provoking boxed material: "People Debates" boxes with challenging arguments on significant political topics; "A Closer Look" with background information on timely key issues; "You Decide" question-and-answer boxes with a problem in context; and "We the People" boxes" that reflect the concerns and experiences of minorities in relation to the American government. Constitutional Democracy "The Constitution of the United States." American Federalism. First Amendment Rights. Equal Justice Under the Law. Political Culture and Ideology. The American Political Landscape. Political Parties and Interest Groups. Public Opinion and Elections. The Media and American Politics. Congress: The People's Branch. The Presidency: The Leadership Branch? The Judiciary: The Balancing Branch. The Bureaucracy: The Real Power? Domestic Policy. Foreign and Defense Policy. For anyone who wants a solid, but brief introduction to the workings and issues of American government.
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American Political History

A Very Short Introduction

Author: Donald T. Critchlow

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199340056

Category: History

Page: 150

View: 8552

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"American Political History : A Very Short Introduction captures the richness of American political history, focusing primarily on national politics. It explores the nature of the two-party system, key turning points in American political history, representative presidential and congressional elections, struggles to expand the electorate, and critical social protest and third-party movements"--Provided by publisher
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