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Politics in States and Communities

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ISBN-10: 0205994725

ISBN-13: 9780205994724

Edition: 15th 2015

Authors: Thomas R. Dye, Susan A. MacManus

List price: $154.80
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Uses a conflict management theme to illustrate state and community politicsPolitics in States and Communities is distinguished by its focus on politics, its comparative approach, its concern with thorough explanation, its interest in policy, and its focus on conflicts in states and communities. Several themes are carried on throughout the book that emphasize the importance of politics at the state and community level including the "conflict management" theme which emphasizes the sources and nature of conflict in society, how key decision makers act in conflict situations, and how "politicos" emerge and determine "who gets what." MySearchLab is a part of the Dye/MacManus program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students understand critical thinking in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.  ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. PackagesAccess codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental booksIf you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codesAccess codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. --0133745767 / 9780133745764 Politics in States and Communities Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:   0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card0205994725 / 9780205994724 Politics in States and Communities
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Book details

List price: $154.80
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/23/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.310

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.