AUTHORS: Schmidt/Shelley/Bardes - ©2009
Making an impact is easier than you think. American Government and Politics Today 2009-2010 Edition, 14e proves it. This exciting text uses intriguing, real-life examples and hands-on exercises to engage you in the fascinating intricacies of American government -- inspiring you to find your place in the political process. As it presents concepts, the text offers specific ways you can participate in the process and make an impact, illustrating how seemingly small steps -- such as sharing an opinion with a local politician, registering to vote, viewing a town council meeting on local access cable -- can truly make a difference. Issue discussion, comparison, and debate offer ample opportunities to sharpen your critical thinking skills, and the new edition also includes expanded coverage of the presidential election. The powerful online Resource Center helps you maximize your time and course results through quizzes, puzzles, flashcards, active learning models, simulations, and Internet activities that enable you to put yourself in the place of political scientists when facing an issue or decision. Engaging and inspiring, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, 14e helps you discover the importance of active, informed citizenship. It illustrates the power of one to make a difference.
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