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American Government Courses

Welcome to our American Government publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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American Constitutionalism: Powers, Rights, and Liberties

Retail Price to Students:

$124.95

Howard Gilman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington

9780199343386
Paperback
August 2014

In this groundbreaking text, three highly acclaimed scholars provide historical context that puts the politics back into constitutional studies

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Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies: An Anthology

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz

9780199348527
Paperback
July 2014

The most engaging, current, and expertly edited anthology in intelligence studies

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Presidential Campaigning and Social Media: An Analysis of the 2012 Campaign

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

John Allen Hendricks and Dan Schill

9780199355846
Paperback
June 2014

The first book to analyze the integral role of social media in the 2012 presidential campaign

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By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.95

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780195383324
Paperback
August 2013

ENGAGE. THINK. DEBATE.

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Women and Politics in a Global World

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

Sarah L. Henderson and Alana S. Jeydel

9780199899661
Paperback
July 2013

The only text that provides a global, comparative perspective on women in politics

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American Government in Black and White

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$82.95

Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber

9780199325467
Paperback
July 2013

The first comprehensive introduction to American government through the lens of racial and ethnic equality, now in a new edition

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Essential Public Affairs for Journalists

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$40.00

James Morrison

9780199663859
Paperback
April 2013

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The Paradoxes of the American Presidency

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Thomas E. Cronin and Michael A. Genovese

9780199861040
Paperback
December 2012

Elegantly written, timely, and accessible, this text considers the crucial questions--and paradoxes--surrounding the American presidency

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By the People: Debating American Government

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

James Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780195383331
Paperback
December 2012

ENGAGE. THINK. DEBATE.

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American Constitutionalism: Volume II: Rights & Liberties

Retail Price to Students:

$109.95

Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington

9780199751358
Paperback
December 2012

Congratulations to the authors on winning the APSA Law and Courts Section 2013 Teaching and Mentoring Award, for this "impressive, innovative, and outstanding" textbook. The Teaching and Mentoring Award recognizes innovative teaching and instructional methods and materials in law and courts.

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Budgeting: Politics and Power

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Carol W. Lewis and W. Bartley Hildreth

9780199859214
Paperback
December 2012

The only book that emphasizes the political nature of public budgeting

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Presidents and the American Presidency

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Lori Cox Han and Diane J. Heith

9780195385168
Paperback
December 2012

Uses archival documents to reveal the real-life inner workings of the U.S. presidency

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Political Psychology: Neuroscience, Genetics, and Politics

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

George E. Marcus

9780195370645
Paperback
July 2012

This innovative text helps students use political psychology to answer questions about politics in everyday life

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Writing Public Policy: A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy-Making Process

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Catherine F. Smith

9780199933921
Paperback
July 2012

A hands-on approach to planning, creating, assessing, and critically analyzing public policy documents

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Religion, Politics, Society, and the State

Retail Price to Students:

$36.95

Jonathan Fox

9780199949236
Paperback
July 2012

A uniquely broad perspective on religion's influence on politics, covering multiple countries in major regions

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Investigating American Democracy: Readings on Core Questions

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

Thomas K. Lindsay and Gary D. Glenn

9780195392111
Paperback
June 2012

Organized around core questions, this unique anthology draws students into the great sweep of historical debate on the meaning and purpose of American democracy

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Religion and Global Politics

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Paul S. Rowe

9780195438123
Paperback
May 2012

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American Constitutionalism: Volume I: Structures of Government

Retail Price to Students:

$112.95

Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington

9780199751266
Paperback
March 2012

Congratulations to the authors on winning the APSA Law and Courts Section 2013 Teaching and Mentoring Award, for this "impressive, innovative, and outstanding" textbook. The Teaching and Mentoring Award recognizes innovative teaching and instructional methods and materials in law and courts.

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Interest Groups in American Campaigns: The New Face of Electioneering

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$36.95

Mark J. Rozell, Clyde Wilcox, and Michael M. Franz

9780199829798
Paperback
December 2011

The only book of its kind, this concise and accessible volume shows how interest groups play a critical role in U.S. elections

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Parties, Interest Groups, and Political Campaigns

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Matthew J. Burbank, Ronald J. Hrebenar, and Robert C. Benedict

9780199945856
Paperback
November 2011

The only text offering integrated coverage of political parties, campaigns, and interest groups in a single book

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