American Government and Politics Today, Brief 10th Edition– PDF – EBook -


American Government and Politics Today, Brief 10th Edition– PDF – EBook

American Government and Politics Today, Brief 10th Edition– PDF – EBook

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  • Authors: Steffen W. Schmidt
  • File Size:  17 MB
  • Format: PDF / EPUB
  • Paperback: 434 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Language: English
  • Categories Social Sciences
  • Year         : 2018
  • ISBN-10:   ‎ 1337559709
  • ISBN-13:   9781337559706
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For many, American politics and government have never been more interesting. And it's never been more important to understand America's complex and fascinating political system. Need help making sense of what's going on in the White House, Congress and the courts? Who doesn't? Let AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: Brief Edition, 2018-2019, be your guide. Find out how easily and effectively you can participate in today's political process. Learn about all the key components and concepts of American Government. And get clear on how our political system is supposed to work, your roles and responsibilities--and what you can do to make a difference. You'll like the colorful design and the affordable price, too.

"The book summarizes the history and issues relevant to an introductory US government course. It also uses good scholarly works to add the depth and rigor needed for an introductory course."

"This text and writing style is appropriate for my students. The topics are explained in a way that is easy to understand. It covers a lot of material and introduces students to a variety of topics without getting bogged down in the minutia of a topic."

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About the Author
Steffen W. Schmidt is the Lucken Professor Emeritus of political science at Iowa State University. He has published 14 books and over 130 articles in scholarly journals and major newspapers. His numerous teaching honors include the Amoco Award for Lifetime Career Achievement in Teaching and Teacher of the Year. He is a pioneer in the use of web-based and real-time video courses, a founding member of the American Political Science Association's section on Computers and Multimedia, and a founding member of the USSTRATCOM academic alliance. Known as "Dr. Politics" for his extensive commentary on U.S. politics in both U.S. and international media, he comments on CNN en Espanol and Univision as well as CTV Canada Cable TV. Dr. Schmidt grew up in Colombia, South America, and studied in Colombia, Switzerland, the United States and France. He received a B.A. from Rollins College and a Ph.D. in public law and government from Columbia University, New York. Dr. Schmidt is on Facebook (SteffenWSchmidt) and Twitter (DrPolitics).

Mack C. Shelley II is a professor of political science and statistics at Iowa State University, where he arrived in 1979. Currently chair of the Department of Political Science, he conducts policy research in a number of areas funded by grants and contracts. From 1993 to 2002 he served as elected co-editor of the POLICY STUDIES JOURNAL. In addition, Dr. Shelley has published numerous articles, books and monographs on public policy, including THE PERMANENT MAJORITY: THE CONSERVATIVE COALITION IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE RESEARCH ENTERPRISE: A GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE (with William F. Woodman and Brian J. Reichel), AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: THE CONTEMPORARY AGENDA (with Steven G. Koven and Bert E. Swanson) and QUALITY RESEARCH IN LITERACY AND SCIENCE EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES AND GOLD STANDARDS (with Larry Yore and Brian Hand). He received his bachelor�s degree from American University in Washington, D.C., and both his master�s degree in economics and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Barbara A. Bardes is professor emerita of political science at the University of Cincinnati. She served as a faculty member in political science and dean of Mundelein College at Loyola University of Chicago. In 1993, she was appointed dean of the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash, serving until 2003. She returned to the Political Science Department, where she held the position of graduate director before retiring. In addition to writing articles on public and foreign policy and women and politics, Dr. Bardes co-authored DECLARATIONS OF INDEPENDENCE: WOMEN AND POLITICAL POWER IN 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN NOVELS, THINKING ABOUT PUBLIC POLICY, PUBLIC OPINION: MEASURING THE AMERICAN MIND and AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY. She received her B.A. and M.A. from Kent State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

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