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By The People: Debating American Government

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Author: Morone, James A.

Brand: Oxford University Press

Edition: 4

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 720

Release Date: 18-12-2018

Details: Product Description By the People: Debating American Government, Comprehensive Fourth Edition, reflects the dynamism of American government and politics with superior teaching and learning tools that prepare students to ENGAGE, THINK, and DEBATE now more than ever before. Using a storytelling approach that weaves commentary together with historical context, By the People: Debating American Government 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 of government work?" "What does government do?" and "Who are we?" By challenging students with these questions, the text encourages them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics. By the People includes an individual user code to access a wealth of interactive digital learning tools and student exercises. Review "I have used Morone and Kersh for the past four years and I think the book is great. It is focused, well-written, and accessible." --Andra Gillespie, Emory University " By the People is fantastic. It is a well-balanced presentation of material with all sides represented. I especially like the questions posed within each chapter. It is far superior to any text I have used." --Linda Bos, Mount Mary University "I've used this book since the first edition and have been very pleased. It does a very good job covering the most important topics. I especially like that the book takes American political culture seriously." --Phillip Klinkner, Hamilton College "I thoroughly enjoy By the People. I appreciate the organizing principle of 'Ideas' and how the text identifies seven big ideas that animate American politics. It is an effective balance of informative introduction and accessibility." --John Altick, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina About the Author James A. Morone is the John Hazen White Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and director of the Brown's public policy program. Rogan Kersh serves as Provost and Professor of political science at Wake Forest University.

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.2 inches

Languages: English