American Government and Politics Today - Alternate Edition / Edition 14

American Government and Politics Today - Alternate Edition / Edition 14

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by Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley, Barbara A. Bardes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495568716

ISBN-13: 9780495568711

Pub. Date: 12/04/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Making an impact is easier than you think--all it takes is the power of one. AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 2009-2010, ALTERNATE EDITION, 14e is an exciting text that uses intriguing, real-life examples and hands-on exercises to engage you in the fascinating intricacies of American government and inspire you to find your place in the political process. As

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Making an impact is easier than you think--all it takes is the power of one. AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 2009-2010, ALTERNATE EDITION, 14e is an exciting text that uses intriguing, real-life examples and hands-on exercises to engage you in the fascinating intricacies of American government and inspire you to find your place in the political process. As it presents concepts, the text offers specific ways you can participate in the process and make an impact, illustrating how seemingly small steps such as sharing an opinion with a local politician, registering to vote, or viewing a town council meeting on local access cable can truly make a difference. Issue discussion, comparison, and debate offer ample opportunities to sharpen your critical thinking skills, and the new edition also includes expanded coverage of the 2008 presidential election. The powerful online Resource Center helps you maximize your time and course results through quizzes, puzzles, flashcards, active learning models, simulations, and internet activities that enable you to put yourself in the place of political scientists when facing a political issue or decision. Engaging and inspiring, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 2009-2010, ALTERNATE EDITION, 14e helps you discover the importance of active, informed citizenship. Again and again, you will see that all it takes is the power of one to make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495568711
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Edition description:
Alternate edition
Pages:
599
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. 1: The Democratic Republic. 2: The Constitution. 3: Federalism. PART II: CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES. 4: Civil Liberties. 5: Civil Rights. PART III: PEOPLE AND POLITICS. 6: Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 7: Interest Groups. 8: Political Parties. 9: Voting and Elections. 10: Campaigning for Office. 11: The Media and Cyberpolitics. PART IV: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS. 12: The Congress. 13: The President. 14: The Bureaucracy. 15: The Courts.

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