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American Government Courses

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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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2016 Presidential Election Guide Update

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$9.99

Lori Cox Han and Diane Heith

9780190609375
Paperback
August 2016

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Political Campaigns: Concepts, Context, and Consequences

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Costas Panagopoulos

9780199341399
Paperback
August 2016

Through a balance of theory and practice, this text emphasizes the concepts, context, and consequences of contemporary political campaigns

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American Constitutionalism: Volume II: Rights and Liberties

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$104.95

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

9780190299484
Paperback
August 2016

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

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American Constitutionalism: Volume I: Structures of Government

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

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

9780190299477
Paperback
August 2016

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

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American Political Thought

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

Keith E. Whittington

9780199338863
Paperback
January 2016

Traces the history of American political thought through a collection of essential writings, speeches, judicial opinions, and other political documents

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2016 Presidential Election Guide

Retail Price to Students:

$9.99

Lori Cox Han and Diane Heith

9780190610524
Paperback
January 2016

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Labour Relations in South Africa

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$65.00

Hanneli Bendeman and Bronwyn Dworzanowski-Venter

9780199049318
Paperback
December 2015

Provides a thorough and engaging introduction to the science and practice of labor relations in South Africa

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South African Politics: An Introduction

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$65.00

Nicola De Jager

9780199050963
Paperback
October 2015

Provides students with an overview of how political policies have changed over time in South Africa

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

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Catherine F. Smith

9780199388578
Paperback
October 2015

An accessible, hands-on approach to planning, creating, and assessing public policy documents.

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Current Debates in American Government

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Ryan Emenaker and James A. Morone

9780190272760
Paperback
October 2015

Accessible, contemporary readings on key controversies and debates in American Government

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Thinking About Political Reform: How to Fix, or Not Fix, American Government and Politics

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

John R. Johannes

9780199937998
Paperback
August 2015

This book has one goal: to stimulate thinking about how to make American government and politics function better

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American Government: Myths and Realities

2014 Election Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$83.95

Alan R. Gitelson, Robert L. Dudley, and Melvin J. Dubnick

9780199374229
Paperback
December 2014

Uses the theme of myths and realities to help students understand what the American government does and how it does it

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By the People: Debating American Government

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780190216146
Paperback
December 2014

ENGAGE. THINK. DEBATE.

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By the People: Debating American Government

Brief Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.95

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780190216733
Paperback
December 2014

ENGAGE. THINK. DEBATE.

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American Government in Black and White

Second Edition, 2014 Election Update

Retail Price to Students:

$91.95

Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber

9780190216030
Paperback
December 2014

The first comprehensive introduction to American government through the lens of racial and ethnic inequality, now in an updated 2014 election edition

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American Constitutionalism: Powers, Rights, and Liberties

Retail Price to Students:

$138.95

Howard Gillman, 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:

$88.95

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:

$44.95

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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The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

David S. Meyer

9780199937134
Paperback
March 2014

An accessible introduction to social movements grounded in political theory and policy implications

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American Government in Black and White

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$85.95

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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