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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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Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Edward Telles and Christina A. Sue

9780190221508
Paperback
August 2019

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Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core

Retail Price to Students:

$99.00

Edward Telles and Christina A. Sue

9780190221492
Hardcover
August 2019

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Politics in Mexico: The Path of a New Democracy

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Roderic Ai Camp and Shannan L. Mattiace

9780190057152
Paperback
July 2019

This acclaimed text examines the roots of Mexico's contemporary political culture and its democratic transformation

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American Government in Black and White: Diversity and Democracy

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber

9780190928513
Paperback
January 2019

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

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Congress: The First Branch

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Sean M. Theriault and Mickey Edwards

9780199811304
Paperback
January 2019

An insider's look at the various factors that influence policies and decision-making in a highly partisan Congress

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

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Brandon Rottinghaus

9780190928391
Paperback
December 2018

Texas government and politics is best understood from the inside

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By The People: Debating American Government

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780190928711
Paperback
December 2018

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

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By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Edition

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$74.95

James A. Morone and Rogan Kersh

9780190928728
Paperback
December 2018

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

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A Connected America: Politics in the Era of Social Media

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Thad Hall and Betsy Sinclair

9780199341986
Paperback
October 2018

An immersive look at politics in the age of social media and viral content

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Current Debates in the Lone Star State

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$47.95

Brandon J. Rottinghaus

9780190855086
Paperback
September 2018

Accessible, contemporary readings on key controversies and debates in Texas politics

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Intelligence: The Secret World of Spies, An Anthology

Fifth edition

Retail Price to Students:

$84.95

Loch K. Johnson and James J. Wirtz

9780190854829
Paperback
August 2018

The most engaging, current, and expertly edited anthology in intelligence studies

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

Fifth Edition

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$29.95

Catherine F. Smith

9780190854232
Paperback
July 2018

In public policy work, if you can't write it or say it, you can't do it

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Current Debates in American Government

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$47.95

James Morone and Ryan Emenaker

9780190862053
Paperback
July 2018

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

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Public Policy: Investing for a Better World

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

Michael Mintrom

9780199975976
Paperback
January 2018

Presents a consistent analytical and pedagogical framework with an innovative investment perspective

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

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

Lori Cox Han and Caroline Heldman

9780190620240
Paperback
August 2017

Presents a comprehensive assessment of women in American politics

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Presidents and the American Presidency

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Lori Cox Han and Diane J. Heith

9780190611460
Paperback
July 2017

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

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Paradoxes of the American Presidency

Fifth Edition

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$44.95

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:

$90.95

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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American Constitutionalism: Volume II: Rights and Liberties

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$125.95

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:

$105.95

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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