Principles and Practice of American Politics Classic and Contemporary Readings 5th Edition

Author: Samuel Kernell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781452226286
Release Date: 2012-07-17
Genre: Political Science

Combining timeless readings with cutting-edge, current selections, Kernell and Smith bring judicious editing and important context for students learning the ropes of American government. This collection effectively examines the strategic behavior of key players in American politics, showing that political actors, though motivated by their own interests, are governed by the Constitution, the law, and institutional rules, as well as influenced by the strategies of others. The 5th edition features 17 new readings, including 5 pieces written specifically for this volume. True to form, each and every selection is artfully framed by Kernell and SmithÆs headnotes, providing an invaluable grounding for todayÆs students.

The Challenge of Democracy Government in America 2008 Update Edition

Author: Kenneth Janda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780618990948
Release Date: 2007-11-30
Genre: Political Science

The 2008 Update Edition of The Challenge of Democracy brings students the very latest in research and events central to the field of American Government. A sixteen-page pictorial insert, featuring arresting images and articles from The Associated Press, brings these current events to life. Updated examples, visuals, and references throughout the book provide the most recent scholarship and include the Scooter Libby sentence, the Alberto Gonzales controversy, and the 2008 presidential race. This edition of the bestselling textbook continues the highly acclaimed, non-ideological framework that explores three themes: freedom, order, and equality; majoritarianism vs. pluralism; and globalization. This edition continues to provide its readers with leading-edge learning and teaching technology. Offerings include downloadable chapter overviews narrated by the authors and course management with an interactive e-book available in Eduspace as well as Blackboard/WebCT. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Challenge of Democracy Essentials American Government in Global Politics

Author: Kenneth Janda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111341916
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Political Science

This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization’s effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The authors include balanced coverage of the first two years of the Obama administration, coverage and analysis of the 2010 mid-term election, and a retrospective of the Bush presidency. THE ESSENTIALS version of the text replaces both the Seventh Edition of the Brief version and the Second Edition of the Student Choice version. The Eighth Edition can be packaged with Aplia, which offers students automatically graded homework assignments. Organized by chapter, Aplia helps provide students immediate, detailed explanations, and helps them come to class better prepared for discussion. For more on Aplia and other media available with this text, click on Supplements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Challenge of Democracy American Government in a Global World Texas Edition

Author: Kenneth Janda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780547204727
Release Date: 2008-12-19
Genre: Political Science

THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY, TEXAS EDITION, is highly acclaimed for the non-ideological framework it uses to explore the three themes of freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism vs. pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Bringing students the very latest research and events central to the field of American Government and Texas Politics, the Tenth Edition has been extensively updated and includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The authors also include a balanced retrospective of the Bush presidency as well as new comparative features that place the United States in a global context. Throughout, the text challenges students to sharpen their critical thinking skills, compare and contrast U.S. policy with other countries, contemplate future trends, and put their new knowledge into political action. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Challenge of Democracy American Government in a Global World

Author: Kenneth Janda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780547204543
Release Date: 2008-12-19
Genre: Political Science

This best-selling American government text is highly acclaimed for the nonideological framework it uses to explore three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and current discussions. The authors have also added a balanced retrospective of the Bush presidency, as well as new comparative features that place the United States in a global context. The tenth edition also includes access to AmericansGoverning.org, an online learning environment designed specifically to engage students in the political process through a variety of media, including original videos, campaign commercials, writing excerpts, simulations, and additional sources. Additional media tools include the new In Our Own Words feature--downloadable chapter overviews in MP3 format narrated by the authors--and marginal references to the award-winning site, IDEAlog.org. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9602350199
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Political science


Polarized Politics

Author: Jon R. Bond
Publisher: C Q Press College
ISBN: UVA:X004395712
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Political Science

This timely new collection of original essays, written by some of the most prominent scholars in the field, addresses how the recent rise in partisan politics has affected congressional-presidential relations. In each of the chapters, contributors present original research that enhances students' understanding of how partisanship affects politics at the national level. Offering insight into the interaction of the presidential and congressional branches from their respective vantage points, the essays in this volume cover a range of subjects including presidential agenda-setting in Congress, lawmaking in a partisan era, and competition between presidents and their parties over defining party identities in the public arena.

The death penalty

Author: Franklin Pierce Law Center
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063770775
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Social Science


Politeia

Author: Plato
Publisher:
ISBN: 353424060X
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: