American Government

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Longman, Dec 1, 2001 - Political Science - 442 pages
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Perfect for instructors who want to use the Internet in their American government course, this is a web/text hybrid that uses the power of the Internet to instruct and engage today's students. The FlexChoice Edition consists of two components: a streamlined, spiral-bound text that lies flat so students can use with ease at a computer, and a robust website that contains a multitude of highly interactive, in-depth exercises, interactive maps and graphics, quizzes and surveys, videos, web links, and more. Icons in the text refer students to specific exercises and assets on the book's password-protected website that they can engage in to learn more about the topic being discussed in the text. The icons tie the text and website together so that they form one, powerful, cohesive system. Offering the best of O'Connor & Sabato's highly esteemed textbook and the best exercises and resources for American government on the Web, this FlexChoice Edition will get today's students engaged in the study of our political system.

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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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