ISBN-10:
013462436X
ISBN-13:
9780134624365
Pub. Date:
05/01/2017
Publisher:
Pearson
REVEL for Politics in America, 2016 Presidential Election -- Access Card / Edition 11

REVEL for Politics in America, 2016 Presidential Election -- Access Card / Edition 11

by Ronald K. Gaddie, Thomas R. Dye

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REVEL for Politics in America, 2016 Presidential Election -- Access Card / Edition 11

See who gets what, when and how, in American politics
Revel™ Politics in America introduces students to the political struggles that drive democracy, examining the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arenas that comprise the power game of American politics. Using Harold Lasswell’s classic definition of politics — “who gets what, when and how” — as their unifying framework, authors Ronald Keith Gaddie and Thomas Dye present balanced arguments on highly sensitive issues including abortion, gun control, same-sex marriage, marijuana decriminalization, and immigration reform. In order to boost student engagement, the 2016 Presidential Election Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134624365
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Edition description: Student
Pages: 800
Sales rank: 476,704
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Ronald Keith Gaddie is Chairman of the Department of Political Science, Senior Fellow of Headington College, and Associate Director of the Center for Intelligence and National Security at the University of Oklahoma, where he regularly teaches the American Federal Government course. Since 2010, he has served as general editor of Social Science Quarterly. Author or coauthor of 20 books, he has been retained by corporations, trade associations, and state governments, and his work has been funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. Keith is also an award-winning radio broadcaster at NPR radio station KGOU (Norman, Oklahoma).

Thomas R. Dye, Emeritus McKenzie Professor of Government at Florida State University, regularly taught large introductory classes in American politics and has served as president of the Southern Political Science Association, president of the Policy Studies Organization, and secretary of the American Political Science Association. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Georgia, and he served as a visiting scholar at Bar-Ilan University, Israel; the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.; and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

PART I: POLITICS
1. Politics: Who Gets What, When, and How
2. Political Culture

PART II: CONSTITUTION
3. The Constitution: Limiting Governmental Power
4. Federalism: Dividing Governmental Power

PART III: PARTICIPANTS
5. Opinion and Participation: Thinking and Acting in Politics
6. Media, Politics, and Communication: Setting the Political Agenda?
7. Political Parties: Organizing Politics
8. Campaigns and Elections
9. Interest Groups: Getting Their Share and More

PART IV: INSTITUTIONS
10. Congress: Politics on Capitol Hill
11. The President: White House Politics
12. The Bureaucracy: Bureaucratic Politics 390
13. Courts: Judicial Politics

PART V: OUTCOMES
14. Politics and Personal Liberty
15. Politics and Civil Rights
16. Politics and the Economy
17. Politics and Social Welfare
18. Politics and National Security

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