The Basics of American Politics

15th Edition

Gary Wasserman
eISBN-13: 9780133968941

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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. A lively, straight-forward approach to the basics of American Politics   Written to engage students, and kept short to provide a flexible foundation for instructors, The Basics of American Politics covers all the terms and topics a student will need to understand the nuts-and-bolts of American government and politics. This title uses a dynamic game metaphor to engage students in the basics of the American political system and the contact sport of politics. Beginning with a clear definition of politics, it introduces four governmental and four nongovernmental “players” who must abide by the “rules of the game” established by the Constitution and civil liberties. It ends by examining rival theories of who wins and who loses in American politics.

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ISBNs 0133815439, 9780133815436, 0133968944, 9780133968941
Number of Pages 336
Edition 15th