The Basics of American Politics

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This extremely brief introduction to American government has been a long-time student favorite because of its lively, no-nonsense approach to core topics. Using a dynamic game metaphor, the text covers four governmental “players,” as well as the constitut

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The Basics of American Politics

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Basics of American Politics

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American Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Author: Richard M. Valelly

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195373855

Category: Political Science

Page: 136

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This concise volume fills a long-standing need for a sophisticated, brief primer on American national politics. A major theme of the book is the interplay between constitutional and extra-constitutional institutions and political processes. It provides engaging and exceptionally instructive treatments of the nuts-and-bolts of how American politics works and of the strengths of American democracy, while candidly considering gaps in representation and the issue of increasing income inequality.

The Basics of American Government

Author: Carl D. Cavalli

Publisher: University of North Georgia

ISBN: 9780979232466

Category: Political Science

Page: 388

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The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among eight current and one former faculty members in the Departments of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of North Georgia. The purpose of this book is to offer a no-frills, low-cost, yet comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government. Furthermore, the work combines the best aspects of both a traditional textbook and a reader in that most chapters offer a piece of original scholarship as a case study to bolster or reinforce the material presented in the chapter. In addition, many chapters present a civic engagement-type exercise and discussion questions intended to challenge, engage, and foster student participation in the political system. The authors undertook this project for several reasons, most notably the high costs of textbooks for students and the lack of college-level scholarship found in most American Government texts. This 375-page, peer-reviewed, edited book that combines traditional material with original scholarship will cost students $27.99, well below market standards. All of the authors are experienced classroom instructors, subject matter experts, and published researchers in the field of American politics.

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Author: Gary Wasserman

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ISBN: 9780321101235

Category: Political Science

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The Basics of American Government

Author: Carl Cavalli

Publisher: University of North Georgia

ISBN: 9781940771410

Category: Political Science

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The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among eight current and one former faculty members in the Departments of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of North Georgia. The purpose of this book is to offer a no-frills, low-cost, yet comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government. Furthermore, the work combines the best aspects of both a traditional textbook and a reader in that most chapters offer a piece of original scholarship as a case study to bolster or reinforce the material presented in the chapter. In addition, many chapters present a civic engagement-type exercise and discussion questions intended to challenge, engage, and foster student participation in the political system. The authors undertook this project for several reasons, most notably the high costs of textbooks for students and the lack of college-level scholarship found in most American Government texts. This 470-page, peer-reviewed, edited book that combines traditional material with original scholarship will cost students $27.99, well below market standards. All of the authors are experienced classroom instructors, subject matter experts, and published researchers in the field of American politics.

Die 24 wichtigsten Regeln der Wirtschaft

Author: Henry Hazlitt

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3862485935

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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In kaum einem Bereich spuken so viele Irrtümer herum wie in der Ökonomie. Zudem sind sie so weit verbreitet, dass sie als gültige Lehrmeinung angesehen werden. Themen wie staatliche Zinsmanipulation, Sparen, Inflation, Mindestlöhne oder Branchenrettung, wie die der Banken, sind aktueller und missverstandener denn je. Deshalb ist es wichtig zu wissen, was wirklich hinter den Begriffen steckt, wie sie zusammenwirken und welche praktischen Folgen (staatliche) Eingriffe haben. Niemand könnte ein Verständnis wirtschaftlicher Grundlagen besser vermitteln als Henry Hazlitt. Als einer der ganz Großen der Österreichischen Schule wird er in einem Atemzug mit Mises, Hayek und Rothbard genannt. Seine Begabung für elegante, populäre Darstellungen wirtschaftlicher Zusammenhänge haben dieses Buch entstehen lassen. In 24 kurzweiligen Kapiteln vermittelt er sein umfassendes Wissen, von Steuern über die Idee der Vollbeschäftigung bis zu Preisen und Inflation. Die 24 wichtigsten Regeln der Wirtschaft, ein Klassiker der Ökonomie jetzt auf Deutsch und heute noch so aktuell wie zur Erstveröffentlichung 1946.

Die Geschichte der USA für Dummies

Author: Steve Wiegand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527815503

Category: History

Page: 429

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Kaum ein Land polarisiert so sehr wie die USA. Sie werden bewundert, belächelt und geschmäht zugleich. Was macht dieses Land aus, das der Welt seinen Stempel aufdrückt wie kein anderes? Steve Wiegand zeigt Ihnen die Geschichte dieses Landes, er beginnt mit den Ureinwohnern, beschreibt Motivation und Engagement der Pilgerväter, den Unabhängigkeitskampf und den Bürgerkrieg. Ausführlich stellt er Politik und Gesellschaft der USA im 20. Jahrhundert dar: vom Ersten Weltkrieg bis zum Fall der Berliner Mauer. Abschließend zeigt er noch ein Amerika, das als einzige Supermacht seinen Platz in der Welt sucht. Fundiert und mit einem kritischen Blick auf Anspruch und Wirklichkeit beschreibt der Autor den Weg der USA von der Sklaverei bis zur Wahl von Donald Trump als US-Präsident.

Die Federalist papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406547546

Category: Constitutional history

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American Politics For Dummies - UK

Author: Matthew Alan Hill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118921127

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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The simplest way to get to grips with the American politicalsystem American Politics For Dummies is an engaging andaccessible guide to the inner workings of the U.S. government,cutting through the political jargon, to give you the facts. Thebook begins with the basics, including government structure andprocesses, and later covers current events that make thenews. The world of American politics can be bewildering to anyone notborn and bred in the U.S.A. This plain-English guide is perfectwhether you are a student or simply fascinated by the world's mostpowerful democracy. From the electoral process to 'specialrelationships', you discover all you need to know with AmericanPolitics For Dummies. • The birth of America – findout about the emergence of the US,from the ideas uponwhich America was founded to the creation of the US Constitution • Go government – understand thepowers of the President, how Congress operates, thefunction of the Supreme Court and how US laws are created and passed • Party on – discover the insand outs of elections and political parties, from theelectoral process and the two-party system to the voting behaviouramongst Americans • One nation, many identities –get to understand the workings of a trulymulticultural society • All the world’s a stage– grasp the grand strategy of the US tounderstand why the nation acts as it does in internationalpolitics 2014 kicks off the latest round of U.S. Congressional electionand marks the beginning the 2016 Presidential election cycle. Therewill be headlines, there will be debate and there will be news. Ifyou're looking to keep up and understand it all, AmericanPolitics For Dummies is a great place to start.

Fremd in ihrem Land

Eine Reise ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten

Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593507668

Category: Political Science

Page: 429

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In vielen westlichen Ländern sind rechte, nationalistische Bewegungen auf dem Vormarsch. Wie ist es dazu gekommen? Arlie Russell Hochschild reiste ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten, nach Louisiana, und suchte fünf Jahre lang das Gespräch mit ihren Landsleuten. Sie traf auf frustrierte Menschen, deren "Amerikanischer Traum" geplatzt ist; Menschen, die sich abgehängt fühlen, den Staat hassen und sich der rechtspopulistischen Tea-Party-Bewegung angeschlossen haben. Hochschild zeigt eine beunruhigende Entwicklung auf, die auch in Europa längst begonnen hat. Hochschilds Reportage ist nicht nur eine erhellende Deutung einer gespaltenen Gesellschaft, sondern auch ein bewegendes Stück Literatur. "Jeder, der das moderne Amerika verstehen möchte, sollte dieses faszinierende Buch lesen." Robert Reich "Ein kluges, respektvolles und fesselndes Buch." New York Times Book Review "Eine anrührende, warmherzige und souverän geschriebene, ungemein gut lesbare teilnehmende Beobachtung. ... Wer ihr Buch liest, versteht die Wähler Trumps, weil sie auf Augenhöhe mit ihnen und nicht über sie spricht." FAZ

Analyzing American Democracy

Politics and Political Science

Author: Jon R. Bond,Kevin B. Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135093334

Category: Political Science

Page: 752

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Analyzing American Democracy teaches students to think analytically by presenting current political science theories and research in answering the engaging, big questions facing American politics today. It serves as both an introduction to American politics and to the discipline of political science by reflecting the theoretical developments and empirical inquiry conducted by researchers. Every chapter highlights the most current research and discusses related public policy. It demonstrates for students how to think critically and analytically, bringing theoretical insight to contemporary American politics. More than just a comprehensive overview and description of how American politics works, Jon Bond and Kevin Smith demonstrate how politics can be studied systematically. Throughout the text, they introduce students to the insights gleaned from rational choice, behavioral, and biological approaches to politics. Understanding these three social scientific models and their applications helps students get the most out of their American government course and out of this text--they learn a way of thinking that they can use to make sense of future challenges facing the American polity. A number of features help aid comprehension and critical thinking: Key Questions at the start of every chapter frame the learning objectives and concepts Politics in Practice boxes in every chapter encourage students to think critically about how practice compares with theory Tables, Figures, Charts, and Maps throughout present the empirical details of American politics, helping students gain quantitative literacy Top Ten Takeaway Points at the end of every chapter recap the most important points covered but also help students discern the general principles that make sense of the numerous factual details Key Terms are bolded in the text, defined in the margins, recapped at the end of the chapter, and compiled in a glossary, all to help insure that students can effortlessly master the vocabulary of American politics and political science in order to move on to the more important concepts.

Practicing American Politics

An Introduction to Government

Author: David V. Edwards,Alessandra Lippucci

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781572591431

Category: Education

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Throughout the book, [the authors] analyze politics in terms of three questions: What is? What's right? and What works? [This] book puts the basics of American politics into the normative as well as the descriptive context of political practice. [It] show[s] that all people, groups, and institutions - including government - affect the political process, either by engaging in politics actively and intentionally or by leaving it to others, and that all are therefore responsible for the quality of American democracy. The book encourages students to practice politics in ways that accord with their beliefs, values, talents, and expanding body of knowledge. It does so by equipping them with nonideological methods for understanding and evaluating political processes and issues and by giving them tools and information to help them practice politics in a variety of ways throughout their lives. -Pref.

UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN POLITICS

A BOOK FOR TEENAGERS

Author: VARUN JAIN

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493161636

Category: Political Science

Page: 54

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As cliché as it may sound, teenagers are the future of America and with the youth voting block gaining so much attention in recent elections, now more than ever, it is important that American teenagers have a solid understanding of the American political landscape. As such it is necessary to educate America’s teenagers upon the political issues of our time. This book is a compilation of essays that sum up the major issues of our day and advocate for solutions regarding them. The ultimate goal of this book is to help American teenagers understand the basics of many of the issues facing our country today.