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by Kenneth M. Goldstein,William G. Howell,John J. Coleman

Author: Kenneth M. Goldstein,William G. Howell,John J. Coleman
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Language: English
Publisher: Longman; 1 edition (December 26, 2008)
Pages: 672 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.6
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Solve real-world puzzles like a political scientist Understanding American Politics and Government, 2012 Election . The book draws heavily on real-world politics to help students think more critically about their political beliefs and actions

It guides students through the fundamentals of government and helps them see why events really happen in politics. The book draws heavily on real-world politics to help students think more critically about their political beliefs and actions. 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.

Containing chapters on political culture, media and politics, and interest groups, readers will come away from this book able to think and view their world critically. Readers will come away from the book not only excited by political questions, but with the means to explore possible answers as more thoughtful and empowered citizens. Coleman, Kenneth M. Goldstein, William G. Howell

John J. In an election year that has defied expectations, scuttled predictions, and demonstrated that "politics as usual" is often anything but, a distinctive new textbook publishes that helps students make sense of our politics and government. Howell (author). It guides students through the fundamentals of government and helps them see why events really happen in politics. Consistently showing the difference between "causation" and "correlation," this text presents American government as a field full of interesting questions and puzzles that all citizens must explore.

This title is out of print. William G. Howell, University of Chicago. John J. Coleman, University of Wisconsin - Madison. Kenneth M. Goldstein, University of Wisconsin - Madison. The alternate version of Understanding American Politics and Government contains the same information as the National version, minus the Policy chapters (17 & 18). Series. This product is part of the following series.

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By: William G. Howell; Kenneth M. Goldstein; John J. Coleman. Please allow 2-4 weeks for your book to print. Additional time is required for outside content and/or packaging with other components. Print ISBN: 9780205875207, 0205875203. eText ISBN: 9780133556841, 0133556840. 9780205862900, 0205895107, 020586290X, 9780205895106, 9780205862962.

In an election year that has defied expectations, scuttled predictions, and demonstrated that “politics as usual” is often anything but, a distinctive new textbook publishes that helps students make sense of our politics and government.


This engaging new book’s unique approach emphasizes and explores causal questions in American politics. It gives students critical thinking tools—tools pulled directly from a social scientist’s playbook—to start answering those questions, see past today’s headlines, and understand why things really happen in our political world.

In a clear, straightforward style brimming with rich, real world examples, this exciting new text not only covers the fundamentals of American government and politics in a highly accessible, engaging fashion, it arms students with the tools to separate political fact from fiction. Using this book, students will develop the skills to see through the simplistic sound bites and partisan assertions they’re subjected to by the pundits and politicians.

Students reading this text will be fitted with armor against the partisan bickering and hyperbolic media coverage that causes so many of them to become cynical about politics. They will come away from the text not only excited by political questions, but with the means to explore possible answers as more thoughtful, critical, and empowered citizens.