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American Government Power and Purpose

ISBN-10: 0393912094

ISBN-13: 9780393912098

Edition: 12th 2012

Authors: Theodore J. Lowi, Benjamin Ginsberg, Kenneth A. Shepsle, Stephen Ansolabehere

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The text that professors trust to get students thinking analytically about American government has been extensively revised by co-author Stephen Ansolabehere and updated with new "Analyzing the Evidence" sections written by top researchers.
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Book details

List price: $98.00
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Kenneth A. Shepsle is the George D. Markham Professor of Government and founding member of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Politics in Plural Societies: A Theory of Democratic Instability; The Giant Jigsaw Puzzle: Democratic Committee Assignments in the Modern House; Models of Multiparty Electoral Competition; Making and Breaking Governments; and Analyzing Politics: Rationality, Behavior, and Institutions. He has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1990, and he is the recipient of fellowships by the Hoover Institution, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

Manuel Castells is Professor of Communication and the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, as well as Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, Research Professor at the Open University of Catalonia, and Marvin and Joanne Grossman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Technology and Society at MIT. He is the author of, among other books, the three-volume work The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture.Stephen Ansolabehere is Professor of Government at Harvard University and coauthor of The End of Inequality and other books.