Living Democracy, Brief National Edition

ISBN-10: 0205806724

ISBN-13: 9780205806720

Edition: 3rd 2011

List price: $139.20
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Updated in a new 3 rd edition,Living Democracyhelps students draw connections between course topics and current events and find a role for themselves in politics and government. Everything about this dynamic bookfrom its engaging writing and examples, to its bold graphics and photos, to its innovative learning pedagogy and interactive assessmentis designed to get students to participate in their learning, in the classroom, and in all aspects of American politics. By implementing cutting-edge learning theory-based techniques to engage students and help them retain important information,Living Democracyhas set a new standard for how textbooks can help students learn.
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List price: $139.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Christopher E. Smith is Professor of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Trained as a lawyer and social scientist, he is the author of twenty books and more than ninety scholarly articles on law, courts, and criminal justice policy. His most recent books with Wadsworth include two first editions: CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: MYTHS AND REALITIES, and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. He is also the co-author, with George Cole, of THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eleventh Edition.

Foundations of American Government
American Government: Democracy in Action
Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
The Institutions of American Government
The Presidency
The Judiciary
The American Public and the Democratic Process
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
The Politics of the Media
Interest Groups and Civic and Political Engagement
Elections and Political Parties in America
Public Policy
The Policy Process and Economic Policy
Foreign and National Security Policy
Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies (annotated)
The Constitution of the United States (annotated)
The Federalist, No. 10, James Madison
The Federalist, No. 51, James Madison
Anti-Federalist, to the Citizens of the State of New York, October 18, 1787
The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln
I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King
Presidents and Congresses
Supreme Court Justices
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