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Essentials of American Government

Essentials of American Government Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 0205883990
Release 2012-12-21
Pages 451
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Understand American politics from past to present Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform, 2012 Election Edition explores how the origins of American government affect the issues facing the United States today. This streamlined and flexible text offers the strongest coverage of history and current events. This approach encourages students to study present political structures and behaviors in full constitutional and historical context. The text helps students learn how our government evolved and how they can become more informed citizens. Most importantly, it encourages them to discover that politics can be-and most often is-a good thing. This text features full integration with the New MyPoliSciLab. MyPoliSciLab includes a wide array of resources to encourage students to look at American politics like a political scientist and analyze current political issues. Political Explorer lets students play the role of a political scientist by investigating issues through interactive data. Core Concept videos discuss the big ideas in each chapter and apply them to key political issues. Simulations allow students to experience how political leaders make decisions. A better teaching and learning experience This program provides a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning-The New MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. MyPoliSciLab is now compatible with BlackBoard! Engage Students-The stunning visual design engages students in the text. Improve Critical Thinking- Learning objectives in every chapter help students focus on important topics. Analyze Current Events-Coverage of the 2012 elections keeps the study of politics relevant and shows how political scientists look at the development of the American political system. Support Instructors- A full supplements package including the Class Preparation Tool in the New MyPoliSciLab is available. Note: This is a standalone book if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below: 0205950019 / 9780205950010 Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform Plus MyPolisciLab with Pearson eText, 2012 Election Edition Package consists of: 0205883990 / 9780205883998 Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform, 2012 Election Edition 0205949975 / 9780205949977 NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card



American Government

American Government Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 0321121805
Release 2003-06-13
Pages 828
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This Update includes discussions about September 11th, the war on terrorism, and the midterm elections, and includes access to the new LongmanParticipate.com Version 2.0. This Update is the 2002 Edition of O'Connor & Sabato's best-selling text with current, new discussions inserted into the text--without changing the page numbering It gives students the most current and accurate portrait of their government with the least amount of disruption to instructors, since instructors do not have to change their syllabi to use this Update. Since its first edition, O'Connor & Sabato's text has diligently reflected the rapid changes in American politics, and has always aimed to present information about politics that will actively interest students and provide them with the information they need to make informed decisions. Written in the belief that we must first understand how American government and politics have developed in order to fully understand the issues facing our nation today, the text features a distinctive Continuity and Change theme. how change is a necessary process that keeps our political system vibrant and effective. Students will see how every generation evaluates our government and makes it ever more responsive to the needs of the citizenry while maintaining the vision of the Founders.



American Government

American Government Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 0023890185
Release 1996
Pages 632
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In addition to covering the foundations of government, political institutions and political behaviour, this edition includes a policy portfolio. The work also features coverage of the 1994 mid-term elections. There are discussions of reform movements, women and minorities in politics.



Principles and Practice of American Politics Classic and Contemporary Readings 5th Edition

Principles and Practice of American Politics  Classic and Contemporary Readings  5th Edition Author Samuel Kernell
ISBN-10 9781452226286
Release 2012-07-17
Pages 731
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Combining timeless readings with cutting-edge, current selections, Kernell and Smith bring judicious editing and important context for students learning the ropes of American government. This collection effectively examines the strategic behavior of key players in American politics, showing that political actors, though motivated by their own interests, are governed by the Constitution, the law, and institutional rules, as well as influenced by the strategies of others. The 5th edition features 17 new readings, including 5 pieces written specifically for this volume. True to form, each and every selection is artfully framed by Kernell and SmithÆs headnotes, providing an invaluable grounding for todayÆs students.



Cengage Advantage Books Music Listening Today

Cengage Advantage Books  Music Listening Today Author Charles Hoffer
ISBN-10 9780495916147
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 416
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The Advantage version of Charles Hoffer’s best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY retains all the key features of the regular edition, but published in a more economical black and white format. Both versions offer the same complete course solution that develops student’s listening skills while teaching them to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. With dozens of engaging familiar and less familiar selections at their fingertips, students will learn how to listen to and appreciate all types of music, including a variety of popular music from cultures around the world. The chronological organization and modular format makes it easy to organize your course in whatever way you choose. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Christianity and the Constitution

Christianity and the Constitution Author John Eidsmoe
ISBN-10 0801052319
Release 1995-08-01
Pages 480
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Using the writings of the founders and records of their conversations and activities, John Eidsmoe demonstrates the influence of Christianity on the political convictions of the founding fathers.



Understanding Social Problems

Understanding Social Problems Author Linda A. Mooney
ISBN-10 9781305856578
Release 2016-01-19
Pages 608
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This thoroughly revised edition of Mooney, Knox, and Schacht's text uses a theoretically balanced, student-centered approach to provide a comprehensive exploration of social problems. UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS, Tenth Edition, progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on problems related to health care, drugs and alcohols, families, and crime, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as a U.S. context. In addition, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the problem under discussion, and its consequences -- as well as alternative solutions -- are explored. Pedagogical features such as The Human Side and Self and Society enable students to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply their understanding of social problems to their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Struggle for Democracy

The Struggle for Democracy Author Edward S. Greenberg
ISBN-10 9780134562629
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 720
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in American Government Examine how American democracy is developing The Struggle for Democracy offers students the tools they need to critically analyze our political system and make judgments about how well our government works. Taking a fresh approach to common American government topics, authors Edward Greenberg and Benjamin Page provide an analytical framework for understanding how politics and government work, and encourage students to consider the questions “How democratic are we?” and “Can government do anything well?” In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2016 Elections and Updates Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data.



Cultural Anthropology The Human Challenge

Cultural Anthropology  The Human Challenge Author William A. Haviland
ISBN-10 9781337027625
Release 2016-04-04
Pages 480
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Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: you and your neighbors in the global village. With compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE, 15th Edition, provide a holistic view of anthropology to help you make sense of today's world. With this text, you will discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human beliefs and behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Essentials of American Government

Essentials of American Government Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 032127623X
Release 2005-04-01
Pages 604
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The Essentials edition of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course and contains an entire unit devoted to Texas government and politics. Like the comprehensive edition, this nuts-and-bolts version was written with the belief that knowledge of the development of American government is integral to fully understand our current political system. "Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Change" is a student-friendly text offering a strong historical perspective that highlights the evolution of government and engages students with examples relevant to their lives.



American Amnesia

American Amnesia Author Jacob S. Hacker
ISBN-10 9781451667837
Release 2017-02-14
Pages 464
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"A spirited examination of why what's good for American business elites and what's good for Americans have become misaligned"--Front jacket flap.



The 9 11 Commission Report

The 9 11 Commission Report Author
ISBN-10 9780160891809
Release 2011-08-12
Pages 587
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This edition has been designated as the only official U.S. Government edition of the 9-11 Commission’s Final Report. It provides a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, including preparedness for and the immediate response to the attacks. It also includes recommendations designed to guard against future attacks.



American Government

American Government Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 9780134648743
Release 2017-01-19
Pages 608
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Understand American politics from past to present American Government: Roots and Reform - 2015 Presidential Election 13/e helps students view the issues facing the Unites States today through an historical lens. By presenting coverage of the origins of American government in tandem with material on contemporary political structures and behaviors, the authors help students see how what happened in the past can be used to understand what measures should be taken in the future. In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2016 Presidential Election Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today’s headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data.



California Government and Politics Today

California Government and Politics Today Author Mona Field
ISBN-10 0205251781
Release 2012-02
Pages 152
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Updated in its 14th edition, California Government and Politics Today focuses on ethnic and cultural diversity, the global economy's impact on California (and vice versa), and the emphasis on political involvement as an essential component of achieving the California Dream. This new edition continues a tradition of scholarly and practical coverage of California government.



Essentials of American Government

Essentials of American Government Author Karen J. O'Connor
ISBN-10 9780205937752
Release 2013-01-16
Pages 720
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Understand American politics from past to present. This version of Essentials of American Government, 2012 Election Edition includes all ten chapters from Magleby/Light’s State and Local Government by the People, 16/e at a lower price than the two books packaged together. It is available only through the Pearson Custom Library (PCL). To order, click here http://www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com/?lib=40&act=listbooks#book:367. PCL allows customers to create customized textbooks, giving students a more engaging and affordable education. Customers also have the option of purchasing the full text without customization in the Pearson Custom Library. For more information about customization opportunities, refer to www.pearsoncustomlibrary.com. Because this program is print-on-demand, printing will not start until we receive a purchase order from your bookstore. Please place your book order with the bookstore as soon as possible to ensure timely delivery. Please allow 2-4 weeks for your book to print. Additional time is required for outside content and/or packaging with other components.



American Government Access Card

American Government Access Card Author Karen J. O'Connor
ISBN-10 0134649370
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 608
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Understand American politics from past to present Revel(TM) American Government: Roots and Reform helps students view the issues facing the United States today through an historical lens. By presenting coverage of the origins of American government in tandem with material on contemporary political structures and behaviors, authors Karen O'Connor and Larry Sabato help students see how what happened in the past can be used to understand what measures should be taken in the future. In order to boost student engagement with key concepts, the 2016 Presidential Election Edition incorporates coverage of contemporary issues that dominate today's headlines, as well as the most up-to-date data. Revel is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.



Essentials of American and Texas Government Roots and Reform With Access Code

Essentials of American and Texas Government  Roots and Reform  With Access Code Author Karen O'Connor
ISBN-10 0205073166
Release 2010-12
Pages 550
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Updated in a new 2011 edition, Essentials of American & Texas Government provides the historical context students need to understand our government and the most crucial and controversial issues affecting the nation in the 21st century. This bestselling book has been extensively revised to provide in-depth coverage of President Barack Obama’s first two years in office and the 111th Congress, the 2010 congressional elections, continued concerns related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and domestic concerns related to health care reform and the economy.