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Learn how American politics affect public policy
Government in America, 2012 Election Edition looks at government's impact on the daily lives of Americans with a public policy approach. This text introduces the main features of American politics and asks "how should we govern?" and "what should government do?" Government in America helps students see that politics drives what government can-or cannot do-for the people.
This text features full integration with the New MyPoliSciLab. MyPoliSciLab includes a wide array of resources to encourage students to look at American politics like a political scientist and analyze current political issues. Political Explorer lets students play the role of a political scientist by investigating issues through interactive data. Core Concept videos discuss the big ideas in each chapter and apply them to key political issues. Simulations allow students to experience how political leaders make decisions.
A better teaching and learning experienceThis program provides a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning-The New MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. MyPoliSciLab is now compatible with BlackBoard! Engage Students-The stunning visual design engages students in the text. Improve Critical Thinking- Learning objectives in every chapter help students focus on important topics. Analyze Current Events-Coverage of the 2012 elections keeps the study of politics relevant and shows how political scientists look at the development of the American political system. Support Instructors- A full supplements package including the Class Preparation Tool in the New MyPoliSciLab is available. 0205950051 / 9780205950058 Government in America Plus 2012 Election Edition, NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205865615 / 9780205865611 Government in America; People, Politics, and Policy, 2012 Election Edition
0205949975 / 9780205949977 NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 1429 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 23 mm
Edition: 16th edition
"Government in America is a tour de force. Attention to detail, good historical coverage, and up-to-date developments in American politics make the book attractive and relevant to students. Visually, the book is rich, and the pedagogical tools are useful. One excellent feature of each chapter is the conclusion, which relates the chapter to the themes of democracy and the scope of government."-Jeneen Hobby, Cleveland State University
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