ISBN-10:
0393137821
ISBN-13:
2900393137827
Pub. Date:
07/28/2015
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
We the People, Texas Edition (Cloth)

We the People, Texas Edition (Cloth)

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Overview

The best book for engaging students in American politics is also the most effective for helping students study and learn. We the People emphasizes the ways that government and politics matter and the ways that people can get involved in politics and influence government.

Based on the market-leading full-length text, We the People, Essentials Edition, offers authoritative treatment of the core topics in American politics. Key features from the full edition—such as the “What Government Does and Why It Matters” chapter introductions and “Get Involved” boxes—offer a proven way to highlight relevance and participation within a more streamlined pedagogical program. In the Essentials Eighth Edition an innovative new design and expanded review materials help students engage and succeed in the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900393137827
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Ginsberg is David Bernstein Professor of Politics at The John Hopkins University and the author of numerous books, including The Captive Public and Politics by Other Means.

Theodore J. Lowi has been John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University since 1972. He was elected President of the American Political Science Association in 1990 and was cited as the political scientist who made the most significant contribution to the field during the decade of the 1970s. He is currently first vice president of the International Political Science Association and a member of its research committee on world pluralism and minority representation. Among his numerous books are The End of Liberalism and The Pursuit of Justice, on which he collaborated with Robert F. Kennedy.

Margaret Weir is Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She has written widely on social policy in Europe and the United States. Her most recent book is Politics and Jobs: The Boundaries of Employment Policy in The United States. She coauthored (with Ira Katznelson) Schooling For All: Class, Race, and the Decline of the Democratic Ideal. Weir has also edited (with Ann Shola Orloff and Theda Skocpol) The Politics of Social Policy in the United States. She is currently at work on a book on the growing political isolation of cities in the United States and an edited collection examining social policy in the 1990s.

Robert J. Spitzer is Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at The State University of New York at Cortland. Best known for his work on the presidency and gun control, Professor Spitzer is the author of thirteen books, including The Politics of Gun Control and Saving the Constitution from Lawyers.

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