With an engaging visual design, an inexpensive price, and filled with contemporary content, THINK American Government 2012 Edition, 4/e is the American Government text your students will actually read. Informed by the latest research and including numerous real-world examples, it allows instructors to bring current events directly into the classroom with little additional work—and at less than half the cost of a traditional text.
Updated in a new 11th edition, American and Texas Government: Policy and Politics introduces the essentials of American government in a way that any student can understand. Known for its extremely student-friendly, jargon-free style, public policy is emphasized throughout to show students the impact that government has on their lives.
An accessible look at Texas politics
Written to be both engaging and accessible, Government and Politics in the Lone Star State¿offers both a journalist's and a political scientist's¿perspective in¿its coverage of the economic, demographic, political, and social changes contributing to contemporary Texas¿politics.¿Using theory, scholarly research, first-hand observations, anecdotes - and always a bit of humor - the authors examine the nuances of change in political behavior and the decisions of political actors at the state and local levels.
Fully revised to meet the 2306 curriculum changes,Government and Politics in the Lone Star State, 8e, contains 13 chapters — a full semester’s worth of Texas Government content.¿ The eighth edition features the same pedagogical features students currently enjoy in traditional American Government textbooks, extending their learning experience from the 2305 course seamlessly into 2306.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:Understand the economic, demographic, political, and social changes contributing to contemporary Texas politics Use theory and scholarly research to understand politics Critically analyze Texas’s institutions
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This version of Government in America, 2012 Election Editionincludes all ten chapters from Magleby/Light’s State and Local Government by the People, 16/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:409.
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