American Government 2e
Author : Glen Krutz
Publisher :
Release :2019-02-21
Total pages :782
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 168092317X

The images in this textbook are in grayscale. American Government 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American Government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them.

American Government in Black and White
Author : Paula D. McClain,Steven C. Tauber
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release :2014-12
Total pages :624
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0190216034

Concise, affordable, and engaging, American Government in Black and White, Second Edition, 2014 Election Update, is a unique introduction to American government that uses racial and ethnic equality as its underlying theme. Authors Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber address issues of inequality in major facets of government, including the U.S. Constitution, key American political institutions and instruments of political behavior, and the making of public policy. Engaging the original voices of racial and ethnic actors in our nation's history, they show students how to measure and evaluate the importance of equality in America, from its founding up to today. FEATURES * Three kinds of text boxes that help students develop empirical and qualitative analytical abilities: "Measuring Equality," "Evaluating Equality," and "Our Voices" * Vignettes, illustrations, and case material that connect America's past and present * Running glossary definitions, thematic chapter conclusions, probing review questions, and annotated additional readings highlighting writings by and about racial and ethnic minorities

Holt American Government
Author : Steven Kelman
Publisher : Holt Rinehart & Winston
Release :1997-01-01
Total pages :618
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0030505836

Checks and Balances
Author : Daniel E. Brannen (Jr.),Lawrence W. Baker
Publisher : UXL
Release :2005
Total pages :513
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0787654116

This volume focuses on the historic roots, Constitutional role, key positions, and daily operations of the legislative branch of government.

Cyclopedia of American Government: Abattoirs-Finality. v. 2. Finance-Presentment. v. 3. President-Yukon
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1949
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UCR:31210011872890

American Government
Author : Cal Jillson
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release :2007-07-17
Total pages :521
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780415960779

In this introductory American politics text, Cal Jillson provides not only a sense of how politics works today but also how institutions, systems, political participation, and policies have developed over time to produce today's political environment in the United States. This historical context provides the necessary backdrop for students to understand why things work the way they do now. Going one step further, the book identifies critical reforms and how American democracy might work better. In a streamlined presentation, Jillson delivers a concise and engaging narrative to help students understand the complexities and importance of American politics. Key features: The 4th edition is thoroughly updated, including full analysis of the 2006 mid-term elections and shift in partisan control of Congress. Chapter-opening Focus Questions; illustrative figures and charts; "Let's Compare" and "Pro & Con" boxes; key terms; time lines; and end-of-chapter suggested readings and web resources. Companion website for students ( features chapter summaries, focus questions, practice quizzes, glossary flashcards, participation activities, and links. Instructor's resources on the web and on CD-ROM, including Testbank, Instructor's Manual, figures and tables from the text, and lecture outlines.

A History of the U.S. Political System: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions [3 volumes]
Author : Richard A. Harris,Daniel J. Tichenor
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release :2009-12-23
Total pages :1430
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781851097180

This reference resource combines unique historical analysis, scholarly essays, and primary source documents to explore the evolution of ideas and institutions that have shaped American government and Americans' political behavior. • Over 50 contributors, including a mix of distinguished and cutting-edge political scientists and historians • Nearly 200 primary sources, including Federalist and Anti-Federalist writings, presidential speeches, and landmark Supreme Court cases • Classic engravings and political cartoons aligned with key periods in American political development • Tables of presidents and congressional leadership and maps showing electoral votes over time • Name and subject indexes for each volume

American Government: Institutions and Policies, Essentials Edition
Author : James Q. Wilson,John J. DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release :2016
Total pages :528
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781305887992

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES: THE ESSENTIALS is a clear and approachable text for students trying to successfully understand American government. It sets the standard for examining current issues in American politics focusing on the importance of American governmental institutions, the historical development of governmental procedures and policies, and who governs in the United States and to what ends. It includes concise learning objectives, highlighted key concepts, and opportunities for practical application of contemporary debates on policy dynamics. These features allow students to identify important issues in American politics, maximize comprehension, and engage with the material in a meaningful way. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government and Politics: 1835-1864
Author : Charles Grove Haines,Foster H. Sherwood
Publisher :
Release :1973
Total pages :533
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UOM:39015011537316

Ogg and Ray's Introduction to American Government
Author : William H. Young
Publisher :
Release :2013-10
Total pages :554
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1494118564

This is a new release of the original 1956 edition.