American Politics

American Politics

by Allan J. Cigler, Burdett A. Loomis
     
 

Created to supplement any main text, this comprehensive reader offers a broad selection of classic and current documents, as well as analytical essays on current political issues. Introductions at the opening of each chapter highlight critical reading and thinking skills and help students understand the material in the text.

Overview

Created to supplement any main text, this comprehensive reader offers a broad selection of classic and current documents, as well as analytical essays on current political issues. Introductions at the opening of each chapter highlight critical reading and thinking skills and help students understand the material in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395592243
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
21

Meet the Author

Allan Cigler is a well-known scholar whose areas of interest include political parties and electoral behavior. He teaches at the University of Kansas and is the series editor of the Houghton Mifflin New Directions in Political Behavior series.

Burdett A. Loomis is a professor of political science at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. form the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1974, served as an American Political Science Congressional Fellow in 1975-1976, and has taught at the University of Kansas since 1979. He has written on a variety of topics, including Congress, interest groups, state legislatures, and public policy. In 1984, Loomis directed the Congressional Management Project, which produced the first of many editions of SETTING COURSE: A CONGRESSIONAL MANAGEMENT GUIDE. Aside from teaching courses on congressional politics, interest groups, and policy making, since 1983 Loomis has directed public internship programs in Washington and Topeka. He currently serves as chair of the political science department and Interim Director of the Robert J. Dole Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at the University of Kansas.

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