Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy epub | fb2 | djvu
ISBN: 0137151594
Author: George C. Edwards III, Robert L. Lineberry, Martin P. Wattenberg
Book title: Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy
Format: ePub | fb2 | DJVU
Pages: 0
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Language: English
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Size ePub version: 1803 kb
Size fb2 version: 1530 kb

Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy (14th Edition).The Brief Edition of this popular text with a public policy approach and politics matters theme has been revised to increase its coverage of the ways in which students can affect and are affected by politics in the United States. Framing its content within a politics matters theme, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of our political culture, and helping overcome student apathy towards American Government..In the new edition of this popular and accessible text, the highly lauded politics matters focus has been expanded and refined so that now, more than ever, instructors can depend upon Government in America to engage students in the study of our political system. Politics matters is a natural outgrowth of the text's long-standing emphasis on public policy: by emphasizing policy throughout, the authors illustrate to students the ways in which government has a direct impact on their lives and encourage them to see why course material is so important to study and understand.This Update includes discussions about September 11th, the war on terrorism, and the midterm elections, and includes access to the new LongmanParticipate.com Version 2.0. This Update is the Tenth Edition of Government in America with new discussions inserted into the text-without changing the page numbering. It gives students the most current and accurate portrait of their government with the least amount of disruption to instructors, since instructors using the Tenth Edition do not have to change their syllabi to use this Update. The currency of the book will help engage students in the text material and the discussions of September 11th will help to answer their questions about the ways in which the tragedy has impacted our lives and our system. Government in America continues to be a popular and accessible text, featuring a highly lauded "politics matters" focus that instructors can depend upon to engage students in the study of American government. "Politics matters" is a natural outgrowth of the text's long-standing emphasis on public policy: by emphasizing policy throughout, the authors illustrate to students the ways in which government has a direct impact on their lives and encourage them to see why the course material is so important to study, understand, and participate in.Framing its content within a resonant 'politics matters' theme and emphasizing public policy throughout, this text illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American.Framing its content within a “politics matters” theme, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of political culture.With an emphasis on public policy, and through the use of its resonant "politics matters" theme, Government in America, Brief Ninth Edition, illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivates students to become active participants in all aspects of our political system, and overcomes apathy toward American government. The Brief Ninth Edition contains all the information included in the comprehensive version, in a more compact form for ease of use.Updated in a new 11th 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.Edwards, George C. III; Wattenberg, Martin P.; Lineberry, Robert L., Government in America Brief, Study Edition, with L.P. com access card, 6th Edition*\ This Study Edition of Edwards' popular brief text is certain to improve readers understanding in American government. Contains an abundance of free quizzes to test your knowledge on American politics. Technology advantage free subscription to LongmanParticipate.com in every new copy of the book! LongmanParticipate.com is a revolutionary website that is sure to engage readers in the topic of American government. For those interested in American government.Framing its content within a resonant “politics matters” theme and emphasizing public policy throughout, this accessible text illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, particularly its effect on students. Through engaging and interactive boxed features and a focus on the issues that matter to most, this practical text motivates readers to become active participants in our political system, and helps overcome apathy toward government. The brief edition of this bestselling text includes the streamlined content of the comprehensive version.The highly lauded politics matters focus of this accessible text has been expanded in the new edition to include new ways students can connect to their government-through the news media and the Internet. In the latest edition, an exciting new Issues of the Times feature presents students with articles from The New York Times about controversies facing our nation today. Students are asked to think critically about the issues, and encouraged to see how politics and the news media affect them. New Get Connected end-of-chapter exercises ask students to get connected to their political system through the Internet by investigating hot political issues and evaluating their own positions on these topics. These new features are extensions of the text's long-standing politics matters theme. Through a variety of text features and a strong emphasis on public policy, Government in America shows students the impact that government has on their daily lives, encouraging them to see how vitally important it is to study, understand, and participate in our political system.Framing its content within a "politics matters" theme,Government in Americaillustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of political culture.This convenient Portable Version of Edwards/Wattenberg/Lineberry, Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy features all the content of the original comprehensive text split into four lightweight, paperbacks-accompanied by new practice tests at the back of each volume. Framing its content within a resonant politics matters theme and emphasizing public policy throughout, Government in America illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, motivating students to become active participants in all aspects of our political system, and helping overcome the biggest challenge instructors face in this course - student apathy toward government

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