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Govt ,
11th Edition

Edward I. Sidlow, Beth Henschen

ISBN-13: 9780357459799 | ISBN-10: 0357459792

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 464 pages

List Price USD $79.95

Overview

Learn on your terms with Sidlow/Henschen's GOVT 11. Combining an easy-reference paperback textbook with robust resources and an innovative online experience, GOVT 11 presents an accessible and concise overview of American government that equips you with anywhere, anytime learning tools -- all at an affordable price. Its thorough explanation of the 2020 election includes presidential, Congressional and state results as well as the number of women and minority group members elected, the impact of campaign finance and the accuracy of public opinion polls. Reflecting the latest political and governmental developments, it also provides insight into current civil rights issues, Supreme Court decisions through June 2020, liberty during the pandemic and more. In addition, the MindTap digital learning solution equips you with a wealth of online resources and learning tools to maximize course success.

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Meet the Authors

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Edward Sidlow is a professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University and EMU's faculty representative to the NCAA. He teaches broadly in the area of American politics and has published two books on Congress in addition to numerous articles in professional journals. Prior to his work at EMU, Dr. Sidlow served on the faculties of Arizona State University, Miami University in Ohio and Northwestern University, and he was an academic administrator at Loyola University Chicago. The recipient of awards for outstanding teaching at Miami, Northwestern and EMU, Dr. Sidlow is often called upon by print and electronic media for political analysis. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1979.

Beth Henschen was a faculty member in the departments of political science at Purdue University and Loyola University Chicago before joining the faculty at Eastern Michigan University. The recipient of several awards for teaching excellence, she teaches courses in American government, judicial politics, and civil rights and liberties. Dr. Henschen's articles have appeared in numerous professional journals, including the AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, AMERICAN POLITICS QUARTERLY, LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY, JUDICATURE, POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY PUBLIC INTEGRITY and REVIEW OF POLICY RESEARCH. She received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

  • In addition to details and analysis from the 2020 elections, updates include information about the #MeToo and the Black Lives Matter movements, Trump’s trade and immigration policies, updated material on blogs and podcasts, voting by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act, recent Supreme Court rulings, Trump’s Supreme Court nominees, and more.
  • Elections 2020 features in six chapters deliver a thorough explanation of the 2020 election results -- ranging from the presidential level to Congress to the states. The authors also provide insight into the number of women and minority group members elected, the impact of campaign finance, the accuracy of public opinion polls and other important topics.
  • Four chapters include new "Join the Debate" features with topics such as "Should We Get Tougher on China?" and "When Choosing a President, How Old Is Too Old?" Two other chapters contain new "Perception vs. Reality" feature boxes with such topics as "Tariffs on Imports Can Bring Back Factory Jobs."
  • Four chapters open with new "America at Odds" features, including: America at Odds: How Much Liberty Must We Sacrifice During a Pandemic?, and America at Odds: Is It Proper for Presidents to Pardon Members of Their Own Administration? In seven other chapters, these features have been completely revised. Timely and relevant, these engaging features help students immediately connect with chapter concepts.
  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the print edition equip students with a portable study tool with all the pertinent information for class and test preparation.
  • Numerous revised "America at Odds", "Join the Debate" and "Perception vs. Reality" features provide timely new examples of relevant topics to help students understand how government works today. GOVT Online complements the print text with primary sources documents, videos, internet resources and a suite of supplemental teaching resources.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format that increases the number of students who read each chapter without minimizing coverage for your course. This student-friendly format perfectly fits the needs of today's "always on" learners.
  • This total teaching-learning solution combines an engaging print text, tear-out review cards and an interactive digital solution that offers study tools and the full text narrative -- all delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of students' workflow and learning styles.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format that increases the number of students who read each chapter without minimizing coverage for your course. This student-friendly format perfectly fits the needs of today's "always on" learners.
  • GOVT reflects the latest political and governmental developments. Carefully chosen feature boxes and cases allow you to introduce topics in class that immediately spark interest among your students. For example, you can use such topics as police relations, political communication and Republican health care efforts to link American politics directly to the everyday lives of your students.

Table of Contents

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Skill Prep: A Study Skills Module.
Take Action: A Guide to Political Participation.
Part I: THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR AMERICAN SYSTEM.
1. America in the 21st Century.
2. The Constitution.
3. Federalism.
Part II: OUR LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS.
4. Civil Liberties.
5. Civil Rights.
Part III: THE POLITICS OF DEMOCRACY.
6. Interest Groups.
7. Political Parties.
8. Public Opinion and Voting.
9. Campaigns and Elections.
10. Politics and the Media.
Part IV: INSTITUTIONS.
11. The Congress.
12. The Presidency.
13. The Executive Branch.
14. The Judiciary.
Part V: PUBLIC POLICY.
15. Domestic Policy.
16. Foreign Policy.
Appendix A: The Declaration of Independence.
Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States.
Appendix C: Federalist Papers No. 10 and No. 51.
Appendix D: Information on U.S. Presidents. (ONLINE)
Appendix E: Party Control of Congress since 1900. (ONLINE)

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