American Government: Continuity and Change

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Pearson Longman, Mar 1, 2003 - Political Science - 852 pages
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Written in the belief that we must know where we've come from in order to understand the issues confronting us today, this best-seller offers a historical perspective and looks at the evolution of our government. Brings everything right up to the present with an abundance of current and student-relevant examples. New "Join the Debate" and "On Campus" boxes engage students in the material. New "Analyzing Visuals" boxes help develop visual literacy skills.

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Contents

FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
8
INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
221
POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
397
Copyright

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Karen O'Connor is the Jonathan N. Helfat Distinguished Professor of Political Science and the founder and Director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University. Professor O'Connor has written, co-authored, and edited several books, including "Gendering American Politics" and "Women, Politics, and American Society," She currently serves as president-elect of the Women and Politics Research Section of the American Political Science Association. Larry J. Sabato is a University Professor and the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, and serves as the Director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics. His over 20 books include "Divided States of America: The Slash and Burn Politics of the 2004 Presidential Election," "Get in the Booth: A Citizen's Guide to the 2006 Midterm Elections," and the upcoming "SIxth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency.

Dr. Sabato is an election analyst, a former Rhodes Scholar & Danforth fellow. He has appeared on dozens of nationally broadcast television shows, including "Nightline", "Face the Nation", "The Today Show", "Good Morning America", "48 Hours", "Larry King Live", & the "Jim Lehrer News Hour". He has served on many national & state commissions & is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants & academic awards.

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