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Keeping the Republic Power and Citizenship in American Politics

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ISBN-10: 1544326033

ISBN-13: 9781544326030

Edition: 9th 2020

Authors: Christine Barbour, Gerald C. Wright

List price: $125.00
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This refreshed and dynamic Ninth Edition of Keeping the Republicrevitalizes the twin themes of power and citizenship by adding to the imperative for students to navigate competing political narratives about who should get what, and how they should get it. The exploding possibilities of the digital age make this task all the more urgent and complex.  Christine Barbour and Gerald Wright, the authors of this bestseller, continue to meet students where they are in order to give them a sophisticated understanding of American politics and teach them the skills to think critically about it. The entire book has been refocused to look not just at power and citizenship but at the role that control of…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 1/16/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 776
Size: 8.38" wide x 10.88" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344

Christine Barbour teaches in the political science department and the Honors College at Indiana University, where she has become increasingly interested in how teachers of large classes can maximize what their students learn. At Indiana, Professor Barbour has been a Lilly Fellow, working on a project to increase student retention in large introductory courses, and a member of the Freshmen Learning Project, a university-wide effort to improve the first year undergraduate experience. She has served on the New York Times College Advisory Board, working with other educators on developing ways to integrate newspaper reading into the undergraduate curriculum. She has won several teaching awards…    

Gerald C. Wright has taught political science at Indiana University since 1981. He is an accomplished scholar of American politics--his books include Statehouse Democracy: Public Opinion, and Policy in the American States with co-authors Robert S. Erikson and John P. McIver, and he has published over 40 articles on elections, public opinion, and state politics. He has long studied the relationship between citizens, their preferences and public policy. He is currently conducting research with a grant from the National Science Foundation on what influences the character of policy representation in the states and the U.S. Congress, and he is writing a book about representation in the American…