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Budgeting: Politics and Power

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

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:

$54.95

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:

$36.95

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:

$49.95

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:

$81.95

Paul S. Rowe

9780195438123
Paperback
May 2012

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Religion, Politics, Society, and the State

Retail Price to Students:

$119.95

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:

$36.95

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:

$81.95

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:

$81.95

Michael Mintrom

9780199730964
Paperback
July 2011

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A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 2, From 1898 to the Present

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Melvin Urofsky and Paul Finkelman

9780195382747
Paperback
March 2011

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A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 1: From the Founding to 1900

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Melvin Urofsky and Paul Finkelman

9780195382730
Paperback
March 2011

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Mexico: Political, Social and Economic Evolution

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$54.95

Nora Hamilton

9780199744039
Paperback
November 2010

A compelling overview of the profound changes that have taken place within Mexico over the past twenty-five years

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State and Local Government: Sustainability in the 21st Century

Retail Price to Students:

$100.95

Christopher A. Simon, Brent S. Steel, and Nicholas P. Lovrich

9780199752003
Paperback
July 2010

An accessible and engaging introduction that examines the social, economic, institutional, and environmental factors that promote or threaten the sustainability of today's state and local governments

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Real Law Stories: Inside the American Judicial Process

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

Richard Brisbin and John Kilwein

9780199733590
Paperback
December 2009

The only undergraduate text dedicated to the presentation of "real-world" interviews with lawyers, judges, and police officers

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City Lights: Urban-Suburban Life in the Global Society

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$105.95

E. Barbara Phillips

9780195325034
Paperback
November 2009

The most interdisciplinary urban studies book on the market

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Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Religion: Identity Politics in America

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Valerie Martinez-Ebers and Manochehr Dorraj

9780195381702
Paperback
March 2009

A uniquely personal yet scientifically informed look at the history, current issues, and dynamics of minority groups in the United States.

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From Cronkite to Colbert: The Evolution of Broadcast News

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$34.95

Geoffrey Baym

9780199945849
Paperback
January 2009

From Cronkite to Colbert argues that "fake news" should be understood as a new kind of journalism, one that has the potential to save the news and reinvigorate the conversation on democracy in today's society.

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Federalism: An Introduction

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$29.95

George Anderson

9780195429046
Paperback
July 2008

A concise, jargon-free overview of the various forms of federal government found around the world as well as the basic principles, practices, benefits, and challenges characteristic of the federal form of government

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Exploring Judicial Politics

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$65.95

Mark C. Miller

9780195343076
Paperback
April 2008

This volume presents twenty original essays by political scientists and judicial scholars on a variety of topics relative to judicial politics.

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Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$30.95

Mark A. Noll and Luke E. Harlow

9780195317152
Paperback
September 2007

An updated edition of a classic text

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