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Published: 28 December 2020

656 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780197545829

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By the People

Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Fifth Edition

Author James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

  • Condenses the content of the comprehensive edition while also preserving its essential insights, organization, and approach
  • Enhanced by the same extensive support package as the longer edition
  • Approximately 20% shorter and less expensive than its parent text, the full-color Brief Edition features a more streamlined narrative
  • "ENGAGE," "THINK," and "DEBATE" features help frame the unique aspects of American government and encourages students to use their critical thinking skills

New to this Edition:

  • The Oxford Insight Study Guide is a data-driven and personalized digital learning tool that reinforces key concepts from the text and encourages effective reading and study habits
  • An enhanced eBook combines high quality text content with a rich assortment of integrated multimedia and self-assessment activities in order to deliver a more engaging and interactive learning experience.
  • Additional Digital Course Materials, available via the enhanced eBook and Oxford Learning Link, provide activities--including new "Weekly News Quizzes" and new Media Tutorials and Interactive Media Activities--to better engage your students in-class and online. The Issue Navigator features now include Threaded Message Board Activities that encourage civil debate on key topics.
  • Analyzes the 2020 Presidential and Congressional election
  • New and updated examples and analysis of important events, including coverage of the George Floyd murder as a catalyst for Black Lives Matters and police reform, discussion of President Trump's impeachment, COVID-19, racial unrest, immigration, climate change, and SCOTUS nominations.
  • Introduces and reinforces "Pluralism" throughout the text as a new "key idea" that shapes American Politics
  • New and updated statistics and figures in each chapter
  • New design and updated data points for all of the "By the Numbers" features

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