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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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Writing Public Policy

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$34.99

Catherine F. Smith

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Paperback
August 2022

A practical guide to preparing students for careers in public service.

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The Paradoxes of the American Presidency

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$94.99

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

9780197641316
Paperback
June 2022

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

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How to Do Public Policy

Retail Price to Students:

$35.00

Anke Hassel and Kai Wegrich

9780198747192
Paperback
June 2022

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With Liberty and Justice for All?: The Constitution in the Classroom

Retail Price to Students:

$35.00

Steven A. Steinbach, Maeva Marcus, and Robert Cohen

9780197516300
Paperback
June 2022

A valuable resource for students, teachers, and citizens looking to better understand US Constitutional history

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Presidents and the American Presidency

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$94.99

Lori Cox Han and Diane J. Heith

9780197643457
Paperback
May 2022

Shows the real-life inner workings of the presidency by balancing historical, empirical, and archival approaches

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Current Debates in American Government

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$47.95

James Morone and Ryan Emenaker

9780197534298
Paperback
March 2022

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

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A Strategic Nature: Public Relations and the Politics of American Environmentalism

Retail Price to Students:

$27.95

Melissa Aronczyk and Maria I. Espinoza

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Paperback
January 2022

In A Strategic Nature, Melissa Aronczyk and Maria I. Espinoza show how public relations has dominated public understanding of the natural environment for over one hundred years.

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Competition and Antitrust Law: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Ariel Ezrachi

9780198860303
Paperback
October 2021

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American Constitutionalism: Volume I: Structures of Government

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

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

9780197527634
Paperback
September 2021

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

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Habeas Corpus: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Amanda L. Tyler

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Paperback
July 2021

Legal scholar Amanda L. Tyler discusses the history and future of habeas corpus in America and around the world.

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Arbitration: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Thomas Schultz and Thomas D. Grant

9780198738749
Paperback
July 2021

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American Government in Black and White: Diversity and Democracy

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$104.99

Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber

9780197534182
Paperback
February 2021

The only introduction to American government text to examine politics through the lens of racial inequality

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American Government in Black and White: Diversity and Democracy

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$78.99

Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber

9780197534205
Looseleaf
February 2021

The only introduction to American government text to examine politics through the lens of racial inequality

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By the People: Debating American Government

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$129.99

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780197540107
Paperback
December 2020

The most successful introduction to American government text published in a generation

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By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$104.99

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780197545829
Paperback
December 2020

The most successful introduction to American government text published in a generation

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Real Stats: Using Econometrics for Political Science and Public Policy

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$119.99

Michael A. Bailey

9780190859497
Paperback
December 2020

An engaging and practical introduction to applied statistics for students in political science, public policy, and law

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By the People: Debating American Government

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$97.99

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780197540114
Looseleaf
December 2020

The most successful introduction to American government text published in a generation

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By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$78.99

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780197545836
Looseleaf
December 2020

The most successful introduction to American government text published in a generation

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Real Stats: Using Econometrics for Political Science and Public Policy

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.99

Michael A. Bailey

9780190859541
Looseleaf
December 2020

An engaging and practical introduction to applied statistics for students in political science, public policy, and law

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Inside Texas Politics: Power, Policy, and Personality of the Lone Star State

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.99

Brandon Rottinghaus

9780197545423
Looseleaf
December 2020

Accessible and memorable for today's students, Inside Texas Politics bring Texas government to life by describing and analyzing its politics from an insider's perspective

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