"American Politics and Government Today teaches students exactly what they need to know to succeed in the course and become informed citizens. The part structure and chapter organization clearly maps to the five AP® U.S. Government and Politics units, for close alignment with the course framework. In each chapter, integrated policy coverage allows students to see how social, economic, or foreign policy relates to real-life situations, while AP®-style multiple-choice questions and the full range of free response questions offer students practice opportunities at the end of each chapter"--
Genre: Advanced placement programs (Education), Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0393887405


The best-selling book published for American Government, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS helps students experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship in a concisely organized package. Bardes, Shelley, and Schmidt's text is renowned nationwide for its balanced, unbiased, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes. The overriding theme is the importance of informed active citizenship. The pedagogy underscores this theme by soliciting critical thinking about political issues and encouraging students to become involved the political process. With keen awareness of its audience, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS incorporates current examples, the Internet, and other media to stimulate learning and excitement about American government. This truly interactive text gives students more than reading material—it gives them tools to become good citizens.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Pages: 624 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0534647332


Written for all students of politics coming to the subject for the first time, this textbook provides a lively and accessible introduction and guide to all the main features and characteristics of one of the most distinctive and complex political systems in the world.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: SAGE, Pages: 342 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0761940944


The Fifth Edition of American Politics Today is designed to show students the reality of politics today and how it connects to their own lives. New features--from chapter opening cases that address the kinds of questions students ask, to full-page graphics that illustrate key political processes--show students how politics works and why it matters. All components of the learning package--textbook, InQuizitive adaptive learning tool, and coursepack--are organized around specific chapter learning goals to ensure that students learn the nuts and bolts of American government.
Genre: , Editor: W. W. Norton, Pages: 624 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0393639851


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2016-2017, shows you how easily and effectively you can participate in the political process. New features, up-to-date political news and analysis, and a great price make this text a top seller. Praised for its succinct format, balanced coverage, clarity, and readability, this book examines all the key concepts of American government, while providing interesting student-oriented features that further convey what active citizenship means. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Genre: Education, Editor: Cengage Learning, Pages: 432 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781337025911


In 356 engaging pages, with new engaging features and a great low price as part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series, this brief version of the best selling book for American Government, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION 2005-2006 helps students experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship. Praised for its balanced and up-to-the-minute coverage, this book focuses on the fundamentals?the constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes that are the core of American government. Coverage of policy and analysis as well as appendices is also included in this brief text.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Pages: 424 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0495130699


This thoroughly updated edition of Schmidt, Shelley, and Bardes' popular text offers balanced, unbiased, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes. The book's overriding theme is the importance of informed active citizenship, and the extensive pedagogy underscores this theme by soliciting critical thinking about political issues and encouraging students to become involved in the political process. With keen awareness of its audience, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY incorporates current examples, the Internet, and other media to stimulate learning and excitement about American government. This truly interactive text gives students more than reading material; it gives them tools to become good citizens.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company, Pages: 670 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0534571530


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Genre: History, Editor: Wentworth Press, Pages: 804 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1360216332


Following one of the most contentious and truth-challenged presidential administrations and elections in U.S. history, there has never been a greater need for an American government text like this--evidence-based, critically thoughtful, and contemporary in tone and touch. This text teaches students to think analytically by presenting current political science theories and research in answering the engaging, big questions facing American politics today. It serves as an introduction to the discipline—covering the Constitution, political behavior, formal and informal institutions, and public policy--by reflecting the theoretical developments and types of empirical inquiry conducted by researchers. For introductory courses in American government, this text covers theory and methods as well. New to the Fourth Edition Provides 2020 election data updates throughout and examines policy implications of the ensuing changes in election laws across the country. Recaps controversial Trump administration policies and looks into the Biden administration’s early days. Offers strategic updates on the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic crisis both in terms of questions of federalism as well as public policy. Considers the rise of new interest groups and social movements as well as the reckoning with racial injustice. Examines contemporary questions of social justice in light of civil rights and liberties as well as in terms of policy. Covers the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the battle to confirm her replacement, the addition of Justice Coney Barrett, and the policy implications of the shift in the ideological balance of the Court. For the fourth edition, a new co-author comes to the book with award-winning experience in diversity and teacher education as well as research interests in the presidency, women and politics, and foreign policy.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 762 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781000455663


For many, American politics and government have never been more interesting--or more important. A new four-color design, up-to-date political news and analysis and an affordable price make AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, Brief Edition, 2018-2019, an ideal resource to engage today's learners. Authors Schmidt, Shelley and Bardes help students understand America's complex and fascinating political system--and show them how they can participate in the political process. Praised for its balanced coverage, clarity and readability, the text examines all the key concepts of American Government while providing interesting features that focus on active citizenship. The tenth edition gives ample space to the rise of Donald Trump, his populist campaign and use of the media as well as to other current topics such as security leaks, government surveillance and voting restrictions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Genre: Education, Editor: Cengage Learning, Pages: 50 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1337559709