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Published: 18 December 2018

720 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190928711

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By The People

Debating American Government

Fourth Edition

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

  • "By the Numbers" boxes containing fun facts help frame the quizzical reality of American politics and government
  • "See For Yourself" features enable students to connect with the click of a smart phone to videos and other interactive online content
  • Chapter One introduces students to seven key American ideas, which are revisited throughout the text
  • "The Bottom Line" summaries conclude each chapter section, underscoring the most important aspects of the discussion
  • "What Do You Think?" boxes encourage students to use their critical-thinking skills and debate and/or take a stand on important issues
  • Four major themes, in the form of questions to spark debate, are presented to students in Chapter One and appear throughout the text

New to this Edition:

  • An analysis of the recent seismic events that have shaken up our institutions, ideas, and interests alongside new and updated statistics and figures in each chapter to track slower moving, but influential trends
  • Analysis of the 2018 midterm elections
  • Assessment of major party changes and the policies of the Trump administration

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