american government

Book Title : Understanding American Government
Author : Susan Welch
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-18
Pages : 736
ISBN : 9780495910503
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is highly respected and trusted for its attention to research and issues of diversity, as well as for its award-winning team of authors. While covering the foundations and features of American government, this text also moves beyond the nuts and bolts to explain why and how important features of government have evolved, their impact on government and individuals, and why these features are controversial (if they are) and worth learning. More than just narrating facts and current issues, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT leaves students with an understanding of the why, so their knowledge can be applied long after the course is completed. UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is a three-time winner of the American Government Textbook Award for the Best Treatment of Women in Politics, by the Women's Caucus for Political Science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : American Government and Politics Deliberation Democracy and Citizenship Election Update
Author : Joseph Bessette
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-01
Pages : 768
ISBN : 9780495905196
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This Election Update edition of Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP, is complete with 2010 election information. Like its previous edition, the text has three underlying principles: Citizenship, History and Democracy. Via two unique chapters -- Chapter 4: American Citizenship and Chapter 5: Civic Culture -- authors Joseph Bessette and John Pitney, Jr. examine the way that civic culture shapes the country and take a close look at civic responsibility. Deliberative democracy -- the concept that political systems work best when informed citizens and public officials deliberate to identify and promote the common good -- is considered throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Our American Government
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Release Date : 2000
Pages : 130
ISBN : MINN:31951D01962693P
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Book Title : Water and American Government
Author : Donald J. Pisani
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release Date : 2002-12-31
Pages : 408
ISBN : 0520927583
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Donald Pisani's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States--to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country—shows in fascinating detail how ambitious government programs fall prey to the power of local interest groups and the federal system of governance itself. What began as the underwriting of a variety of projects to create family farms and farming communities had become by the 1930s a massive public works and regional development program, with an emphasis on the urban as much as on the rural West.

Book Title : Understanding American Government
Author : Susan Welch
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2013-02-27
Pages : 624
ISBN : 9781285663487
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is highly respected and trusted for its attention to research and issues of diversity, as well as for its award-winning team of authors. While covering the foundations of American government, this text also moves beyond the nuts and bolts to explain why and how important aspects of government have evolved, their impact on government and individuals, and why they may be controversial, inspire debate, and worth learning. More than just narrating facts and current issues, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT leaves students with an understanding of the “why”, so their knowledge can be applied long after the course is completed. UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is a three-time winner of the American Government Textbook Award for the Best Treatment of Women in Politics, by the Women’s Caucus for Political Science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : American Government
Author : Cal Jillson
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2013
Pages : 626
ISBN : 9780415537353
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"An introductory American government textbook should do more than simply tell students that politics is relevant today, that it will affect their lives in meaningful ways. Students are best prepared to recognize this basic fact when they understand the bigger picture of how the system works, how it got that way, and what are the possibilities for change. Cal Jillson's American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change shows students how the nation's past is present in all aspects of contemporary politics, using the dynamics of change as a tool to understand how politics works and how institutions, systems, avenues of participation, and policies have evolved over time to produce today's political environment in the United States. Going one step further, Jillson identifies the critical question of how American democracy might evolve further, focusing in every chapter on reform and change into the future"--

Book Title : American Government Institutions and Policies
Author : James Q. Wilson
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2016-01-01
Pages : 624
ISBN : 9781305856165
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Book Title : Understanding American Government Alternate Edition
Author : Susan Welch
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2007-01-25
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9780495098720
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Written by authors who have won numerous awards for their research and writing on women and minority issues in American Government, this textbook offers an inclusive view of participants in the American political system. From this book, you will not only learn how government works but you will move on to the more controversial aspects of government, being exposed to actual people and experiences of government in action through the You Are There feature that opens each chapter, the suggested film lists at the ends the chapters, and the online exercises that support and enhance concepts found throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : American Government
Author : Robert A Heineman
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date : 1995-01-22
Pages : 401
ISBN : 0070282153
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Reviews the 1988 and 1992 elections, the federal budget process, judicial decisions in civil liberties and civil rights. This book also addresses the politicization of the judicial appointment process.

Book Title : American Government Brief Edition
Author : James Wilson
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2008-12-23
Pages : 432
ISBN : 9780547212760
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This popular brief edition text for the one-semester or one-quarter American Government course maintains the framework of Wilson's complete text, emphasizing the historical development of the American political system, who governs, and to what end. Completely up to date, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, BRIEF, 9e offers new coverage of such key and emerging issues as creationism and the establishment clause, tactics from the 2008 presidential campaign, Congressional ethics, repercussions from the Valerie Plume scandal, national debt, the Social Security debate, military involvement in Iraq, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.