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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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Women, Power, and Politics: The Fight for Gender Equality in the United States

Retail Price to Students:

$59.99

Lori Cox Han and Caroline Heldman

9780190620240
Paperback
August 2017

Presents a comprehensive assessment of women in American politics

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Paradoxes of the American Presidency

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.99

Thomas E. Cronin, Michael A. Genovese, and Meena Bose

9780190648503
Paperback
June 2017

A major revision to a celebrated text by prizewinning authors that considers the crucial questions--and paradoxes--surrounding the American presidency

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American Government: Myths and Realities, 2016 Election Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$119.99

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

9780190299903
Paperback
January 2017

Uses the myths of American Government to introduce students to its realities

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Political Campaigns: Concepts, Context, and Consequences

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$84.99

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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Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

John Witte, Jr. and Joel A. Nichols

9780190459420
Paperback
April 2016

A comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of the history, theology, and law of American religious liberty, updated through the Supreme Court's 2015 term

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American Political Thought

Retail Price to Students:

$99.99

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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Labour Relations in South Africa

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.99

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

Retail Price to Students:

$109.99

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

Retail Price to Students:

$49.99

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

Retail Price to Students:

$84.99

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:

$79.99

David S. Meyer

9780199937134
Paperback
March 2014

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

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Budgeting: Politics and Power

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.99

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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Political Psychology: Neuroscience, Genetics, and Politics

Retail Price to Students:

$84.99

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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Religion, Politics, Society, and the State

Retail Price to Students:

$49.99

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:

$84.99

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:

$124.99

Paul S. Rowe

9780195438123
Paperback
May 2012

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Religion, Politics, Society, and the State

Retail Price to Students:

$189.99

Jonathan Fox

9780199945801
Hardcover
December 2011

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

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Interest Groups in American Campaigns: The New Face of Electioneering

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.99

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:

$109.99

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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Contemporary Policy Analysis

Retail Price to Students:

$124.99

Michael Mintrom

9780199730964
Paperback
July 2011

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