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Politics in America, Texas Edition

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ISBN-10: 0205966411

ISBN-13: 9780205966417

Edition: 10th 2014

Authors: Thomas R. Dye, Ronald K. Gaddie, L. Tucker Gibson, Clay Robison

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See who gets what, when, and how in American politics Politics in America examines the core foundations, institutions, behaviors, and policies of the American political system. The text views politics as a competition for resources.  It encourages students to personally evaluate government’s impact by raising controversial issues, dissecting the conflicts behind them, and asking what it means for democracy.   Often feisty and always stimulating, Politics in America engages students in a frank exploration of political power and encourages them to be involved in public affairs.  This text features full integration with the New MyPoliSciLab.  MyPoliSciLab includes a wide array of resources to encourage students to look at American politics like a political scientist and analyze current political issues.  Political Explorer lets students play the role of a political scientist by investigating issues through interactive data.  Core Concept videos discuss the big ideas in each chapter and apply them to key political issues. Simulations allow students to experience how political leaders make decisions. A better teaching and learning experienceThis program provides a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how: Personalize Learning—The New MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. MyPoliSciLab is now compatible with BlackBoard!Engage Students—The stunning visual design engages students in the text.  Improve Critical Thinking— Learning objectives in every chapter help students focus on important topics.Analyze Current Events—Coverage of the 2012 elections keeps the study of politics relevant and shows how political scientists look at the development of the American political system.0205950108 / 9780205950102  Politics in America Plus 2012 Election Edition, NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of: 0205884032 / 9780205884032 Politics in America Plus 2012 Election Edition0205949975 / 9780205949977 NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText - Access Card
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List price: $112.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/15/2013
Language: English

Thomas R. Dye is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and articles on American government and public policy. Dye has served as president of the Southern Political Science Association, president of the Policy Studies Organization, and secretary of the American Political Science Association. He is the recipient of the Harold Laswell Award for career contributions to the study of public policy and the Donald C. Stone Award for career contributions to the study of federalism. He received the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2001 from Penn State's College of Liberal Arts. Dye has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Georgia. He served as visiting scholar at Bar-Elan University, Israel, and the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.