American Government 2014

Author: Karen O'Connor,Larry Sabato,Alixandra B. Yanus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780133913309

Category: United States

Page: 672

View: 781

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPoliSciLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyPoliSciLab, search for ISBN-10: 0134114027 / ISBN-13: 9780134114026. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133913309 / ISBN-13: 9780133913309 and ISBN-10: 0133930645 / ISBN-13: 9780133930641. MyPoliSciLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in American Government Understand American politics from past to present American Government: Roots and Reform helps students view the issues facing the Unites States today through an historical lens. By presenting coverage of the origins of American government in tandem with material on contemporary political structures and behaviors, the authors help students see how what happened in the past can be used to understand what measures should be taken in the future. In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2014 Elections and Updates Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data. Also available with MyPoliSciLab® MyPoliSciLab for the American Government course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. And the Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyPoliSciLab does not include an eText. American Government: Roots and Reform, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.
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American Government, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition

Author: Karen O'Connor,Larry J. Sabato,Alixandra B. Yanus

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133915514

Category: Political Science

Page: 608

View: 5797

For courses in American Government Understand American politics from past to present American Government: Roots and Reform helps students view the issues facing the Unites States today through an historical lens. By presenting coverage of the origins of American government in tandem with material on contemporary political structures and behaviors, the authors help students see how what happened in the past can be used to understand what measures should be taken in the future. In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2014 Elections and Updates Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data.
Posted in Political Science

The Struggle for Democracy

Author: Edward S. Greenberg,Benjamin I. Page

Publisher: Pearson Education in Hobokoen

ISBN: 9780134571706

Category: Democracy

Page: 800

View: 1970

"Question how American democracy is developing." "" This version of "The Struggle for Democracy, "2012 Election Editionincludes all fourteen chapters from Bullock/Gaddie s "Georgia Politics in a State of Change, "2/e at a lower price than the two books packaged together. It is available only through the Pearson Custom Library (PCL). To order, click here http: //www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com/?lib=40&act=listbooks#book:330. PCL allows customers to create customized textbooks, giving students a more engaging and affordable education. Customers also have the option of purchasing the full text "without" customization in the Pearson Custom Library. For more information about customization opportunities, refer to http: //www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com. Because this program is print-on-demand, printing will not start until we receive a purchase order from your bookstore. Please place your book order with the bookstore as soon as possible to ensure timely delivery. Please allow 2-4 weeks for your book to print. Additional time is required for outside content and/or packaging with other components. "
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Government in America

People, Politics, and Policy

Author: George C. Edwards,Martin P. Wattenberg,Robert L. Lineberry

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780205806379

Category: Political Science

Page: 718

View: 9688

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Updated in a new 15th edition, Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, particularly its effect on students. Designed around the theme that "politics matters," this descriptive text emphasizes public policy -- what government actually does. It contains recent political developments and policy on the global economic recession and addresses President Barack Obama's impact on our current government.
Posted in Political Science

Second Thoughts

Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom

Author: Janet M. Ruane,Karen A. Cerulo

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483300013

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 4175

Co-authored by Karen A. Cerulo, the Eastern Sociological Society’s Robin L. Williams Lecturer for 2013-2014 Do birds of a feather flock together or do opposites attract? Is honesty the best policy? Are children our most precious commodity? Is education the great equalizer? Adages like these shape our social life. This Sixth Edition of Second Thoughts reviews several popular beliefs and notes how these conventional wisdoms cannot be taken at face value, but instead require careful second thoughts. This unique text encourages students to step back and sharpen their analytic focus with 25 essays that use social research to expose the gray areas of commonly held beliefs, revealing the complexity of social reality and sharpening students’ sociological vision.
Posted in Social Science

By the People

Debating American Government

Author: James A. Morone,Rogan Kersh

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190216146

Category: Political Science

Page: 768

View: 8096

"Approximately 20% shorter and less expensive than its parent text--fourteen chapters instead of eighteen--this full-color Brief Second Edition of By the People features a more streamlined narrative and is enhanced by its own unique full supplements package"--Page 4 of cover.
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American Government

Roots and Reform, 2011 Texas Edition

Author: Karen O'Connor,Larry Sabato,Alixandra B. Yanus,L. Tucker Gibson, Jr.,Clay Robison

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780205825844

Category: Political Science

Page: 991

View: 804

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Updated in a new 2011 Texas edition, American Government: Roots and Reform provides the historical context students need to understand our government and the most crucial and controversial issues affecting the nation in the 21st century. This bestselling book has been extensively revised to provide in-depth coverage of President Barack Obama's first two years in office and the 111th Congress, the 2010 congressional elections, continued concerns related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and domestic concerns related to health care reform and the economy.
Posted in Political Science

Essentials of American Government

Roots and Reform, 2012 Election Edition

Author: Karen O'Connor,Larry J. Sabato,Alixandra B. Yanus

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780205883998

Category: Political Science

Page: 451

View: 7415

Understand American politics from past to present Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform, 2012 Election Edition explores how the origins of American government affect the issues facing the United States today. This streamlined and flexible text offers the strongest coverage of history and current events. This approach encourages students to study present political structures and behaviors in full constitutional and historical context. The text helps students learn how our government evolved and how they can become more informed citizens. Most importantly, it encourages them to discover that politics can be-and most often is-a good thing. This text features full integration with the New MyPoliSciLab. MyPoliSciLab includes a wide array of resources to encourage students to look at American politics like a political scientist and analyze current political issues. Political Explorer lets students play the role of a political scientist by investigating issues through interactive data. Core Concept videos discuss the big ideas in each chapter and apply them to key political issues. Simulations allow students to experience how political leaders make decisions. A better teaching and learning experience This program provides a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning-The New MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. MyPoliSciLab is now compatible with BlackBoard! Engage Students-The stunning visual design engages students in the text. Improve Critical Thinking- Learning objectives in every chapter help students focus on important topics. Analyze Current Events-Coverage of the 2012 elections keeps the study of politics relevant and shows how political scientists look at the development of the American political system. Support Instructors- A full supplements package including the Class Preparation Tool in the New MyPoliSciLab is available. Note: This is a standalone book if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below: 0205950019 / 9780205950010 Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform Plus MyPolisciLab with Pearson eText, 2012 Election Edition Package consists of: 0205883990 / 9780205883998 Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform, 2012 Election Edition 0205949975 / 9780205949977 NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card
Posted in Political Science

The World Factbook

Author: Central Intelligence Agency

Publisher: Masterlab

ISBN: 8379912136

Category: Reference

Page: 3100

View: 2294

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach
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The challenge of democracy

government in America

Author: Kenneth Janda,Jeffrey M. Berry,Jerry Goldman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

ISBN: 9780395833933

Category: Political Science

Page: 711

View: 5817

Posted in Political Science

American Government: Institutions and Policies

Author: James Wilson,John DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111830010

Category: Political Science

Page: 688

View: 9833

Acclaimed for the scholarship of its prominent authors and the clarity of its narrative, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES sets the standard for public policy coverage while maintaining focus on three fundamental topics: the importance of institutions of American government; the historical development of governmental procedures, actors, and policies; and who governs in the United States and to what ends. Student involvement in the material is bolstered by proven pedagogical features such as learning objectives, Who Governs? and To What Ends? questions framing each chapter, and How Things Work boxes that illustrate important concepts. A state-of-the-art media package with new online tools makes the learning experience engaging and accessible. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Political Science

American Government Access Card

Roots and Reform - 2016 Presidential Election

Author: Karen J. O'Connor,Larry J. Sabato

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134649375

Category: Political Science

Page: 608

View: 9636

Understand American politics from past to present Revel(TM) American Government: Roots and Reform helps students view the issues facing the United States today through an historical lens. By presenting coverage of the origins of American government in tandem with material on contemporary political structures and behaviors, authors Karen O'Connor and Larry Sabato help students see how what happened in the past can be used to understand what measures should be taken in the future. In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, 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.
Posted in Political Science

We the People

Author: Benjamin Ginsberg,Theodore J. Lowi,Margaret Weir,Caroline J. Tolbert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780393283631

Category: Political Science

Page: 760

View: 7493

Politics is relevant and participation matters.
Posted in Political Science

A People's History of the United States

1492-Present

Author: Howard Zinn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317325303

Category: History

Page: 744

View: 9386

This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of - and in the words of - America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of America's greatest battles - the fights for fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women's rights, racial equality - were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus's arrival through the Clinton years A People's History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, is an insightful analysis of the most important events in US history.
Posted in History

Government in America 2014

Elections and Updates Edition

Author: George C. Edwards, III,Martin P. Wattenberg,Robert L. Lineberry

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780133905045

Category: Political Science

Page: 744

View: 6496

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPoliSciLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyPoliSciLab, search for ISBN-10: 0134113888 / ISBN-13: 9780134113883. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133905047 / ISBN-13: 9780133905045 and ISBN-10: 0133930645 / ISBN-13: 9780133930641. MyPoliSciLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in American Government Learn how American politics affect public policy Government in America explores our government's impact on the daily lives of Americans by focusing on public policy. Authors George Edwards and Martin Wattenberg provide a framework for students to understand the difficult questions that decision makers of both political parties are facing: How should we govern? And, what should government do? In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2014 Elections and Updates Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today's headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data. Also available with MyPoliSciLab® MyPoliSciLab for the American Government course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And the Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyPoliSciLab does not include an eText. Government in America, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.
Posted in Political Science

American Government

Power and Purpose

Author: Theodore J. Lowi,Benjamin Ginsberg,Kenneth A. Shepsle,Stephen Ansolabehere

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393264197

Category: Political Science

Page: 608

View: 9867

A brief text that gets students thinking analytically.
Posted in Political Science

The Logic of American Politics

Author: Samuel Kernell,Gary C. Jacobson,Thad Kousser,Lynn Vavreck

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1506358640

Category: Political Science

Page: 744

View: 5673

This new edition of the bestselling The Logic of American Politics is thoroughly updated and covers the dramatic 2016 election results with a thorough analysis of those results. It arms students with a revised introduction to institutional design that makes concepts such as command, veto, agenda control, voting rules, and delegation easier for students to master and apply, so they clearly see how the American political system was devised and why it works the way it does. Authors Samuel Kernell, Gary C. Jacobson, Thad Kousser, and Lynn Vavreck build students' critical thinking through a simple yet powerful idea: politics is about solving collective action problems. This new edition continues to delve into partisan differences among voters and in government and highlight the increasingly partisan nature of campaigns. By exploring issues such as the Affordable Care Act’s troubled implementation, the increasing legalization of marijuana and same-sex marriage in the states, and the debate over immigration, the book illustrates how the institutional structures of government, federalism, and even campaigns can help voters make sense of their choices. The concluding chapter on policymaking examines the noticeable logic that guides American policy, as shown through issues like health care reform, global climate change, and the federal budget. Students glean insights into the sources of policy problems, identify possible solutions, and realize why agreement on those solutions is often so hard to achieve.
Posted in Political Science

The Kennedy Half-Century

The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Author: Larry J. Sabato

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1620402823

Category: History

Page: 623

View: 5442

An original and illuminating narrative revealing John F. Kennedy's lasting influence on America, by the acclaimed political analyst Larry J. Sabato.
Posted in History

The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition)

Author: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393342158

Category: History

Page: 592

View: 8739

Nearly three thousand people died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In Lower Manhattan, on a field in Pennsylvania, and along the banks of the Potomoc, the United States suffered the single largest loss of life from an enemy attack on its soil. In November 2002 the United States Congress and President George W. Bush established by law the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission. This independent, bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks, identify lessons learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism. This volume is the authorized edition of the Commission's final report.
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Congressional Record

Author: N.A

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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