Author : Glen Krutz
Genre : Political science
Publisher :
ISBN : 1938168178
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : page

"Published by OpenStax College, American Government 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. Our American Government textbook adheres to the scope and sequence of introductory American government courses nationwide. We have endeavored to make the workings of American Government interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the conceptual coverage and rigor inherent in the subject at the college level. With this objective in mind, the content of this textbook has been developed and arranged to provide a logical progression from the fundamental principles of institutional design at the founding, to avenues of political participation, to thorough coverage of the political structures that constitute American government. The book builds upon what students have already learned and emphasizes connections between topics as well as between theory and applications. The goal of each section is to enable students not just to recognize concepts, but to work with them in ways that will be useful in later courses, future careers, and as engaged citizens. The organization and pedagogical features were developed and vetted with feedback from American government instructors dedicated to the project."--BC Campus website.

Author : Carl D. Cavalli
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : University of North Georgia
ISBN : 0979232465
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 388 page

The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among eight current and one former faculty members in the Departments of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of North Georgia. The purpose of this book is to offer a no-frills, low-cost, yet comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government. Furthermore, the work combines the best aspects of both a traditional textbook and a reader in that most chapters offer a piece of original scholarship as a case study to bolster or reinforce the material presented in the chapter. In addition, many chapters present a civic engagement-type exercise and discussion questions intended to challenge, engage, and foster student participation in the political system. The authors undertook this project for several reasons, most notably the high costs of textbooks for students and the lack of college-level scholarship found in most American Government texts. This 375-page, peer-reviewed, edited book that combines traditional material with original scholarship will cost students $27.99, well below market standards. All of the authors are experienced classroom instructors, subject matter experts, and published researchers in the field of American politics.

Author : Glen Krutz
Genre : Political Science
Publisher :
ISBN : 1680922181
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 780 page

American Government 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. The images in this textbook are grayscale.

Author : James A. Morone
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN : 0190216735
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 624 page

In a storytelling approach that weaves contemporary examples together with historical context, By the People explores the themes and ideas that drive the great debates in American government and politics. It introduces students to big questions like: Who governs? How does our system ofgovernment work? What does government do? and Who are we? By challenging students with these questions, the text gets them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics. Ideal for professors who prefer a shorter text, By the People, Brief Second Edition, condenses the content of the comprehensive edition while also preserving its essential insights, organization, and approach.

Author : Eugene Alfred Forsey
Genre : Canada
Publisher :
ISBN : OCLC:1032867885
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : page

Explores Canada's parliamentary system from the decisions made by the Fathers of Confederation, to the daily work of Members of Parliament in the Commons and Senate chambers. Also contains useful information on Canada's constitution, the judicial system and provincial and municipal powers.

Author : Stephen Ansolabehere
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : W. W. Norton
ISBN : 0393674940
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : page

A fresh, accessible perspective on the fundamentals

Author : Jay M. Shafritz
Genre : Education
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0534602711
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 441 page

CLASSICS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT is a readable and relatively brief collection of many of the most important readings in American government. This set of documents were written by revolutionaries, presidents, U.S. Supreme Court judges, historians, political scientists, journalists, and politiciansbut all share the commonality of recognized importance. Each selection is generally acknowledged to be a major statement about some aspect of American government, hence their designation as "classics."

Author : Timothy O. Lenz
Genre : History
Publisher : Orange Grove Texts Plus
ISBN : 1616102187
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 528 page

This exciting new book explores the role of government, politics, and policy in American lives. Full of real life applications and scenarios, this text encourages and enables political thinking. The second edition has been updated to include recent developments in U.S. politics and government. This includes the description and analysis of the 2016 elections as well as the early Trump administration. Chapters have expanded coverage of immigration policy, environmental policy, economic policy, and global affairs (including counterterrorism policy). The text also includes analysis of racial issues in contemporary American politics and law. It also addresses questions about the state of the economy, jobs, and wages. Hyperlinks and URLs provide "deeper dives" into various topics and examples of comparative politics.

Author : Scott F. Abernathy
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : CQ Press
ISBN : 9781544307374
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 600 page

American government is not just one story—it’s many stories. Our stories. And they are still being told. In American Government: Stories of a Nation, author Scott Abernathy tunes in to the voices of America’s people, showing how diverse ideas throughout our nation’s history have shaped our political institutions, our identities, the way we participate and behave, the laws we live by, and the challenges we face. His storytelling approach brings the core concepts of government to life, making them meaningful and memorable, and allowing all students to see themselves reflected in the pages. For the new Brief Edition, Abernathy has carefully condensed and updated the content from the Full version, giving you the information you need--and the stories you can relate to--in a more concise, value-oriented package.

Author : Benjamin Ginsberg
Genre : United States
Publisher : W. W. Norton
ISBN : 0393973980
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 829 page

Emphasizing the relevance of politics and government in everyday life, We the People provides tools to help students think critically about American government and politics. The Sixth Edition has been carefully updated to reflect most recent developments, including the ongoing conflict in Iraq and the 2006 midterm elections. Complemented by a rich package of multimedia tools for instructors and students, including a new video-clip DVD, We the People is now more pedagogically effective than ever.