Govt ,
10th Edition

Edward I. Sidlow, Beth Henschen

ISBN-13: 9781337405294 | ISBN-10: 1337405299

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 464 pages

List Price USD $80.00


Learn American Government YOUR Way with GOVT 10! This easy-reference textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters as well as Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool. With the textbook or on its own, MindTap Political Science allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.

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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.

  • Six chapters feature new “Join the Debate” features with topics such as "Should 'Sanctuary Cities' Be Allowed?" and "Are Supreme Court Confirmations Too Political?" Six other chapters contain new "Perception versus Reality" feature boxes with such topics as "The U.S. Can Bring Back Factory Jobs."
  • Five chapters contain a new "America at Odds" chapter-opening feature. Seven other chapters have updated America at Odds features to reflect more current information.
  • Revised "America at Odds," "Join the Debate" and "Perception vs. Reality" features provide timely new examples of relevant topics for student understanding of government 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 the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the print Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all the pertinent information for class and test preparation.
  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, 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 student’s workflow and learning styles. Available as print with online, print only or online only.

Table of Contents

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Skill Prep: A Study Skills Module.
Take Action: A Guide to Political Participation.
1. America in the 21st Century.
2. The Constitution.
3. Federalism.
4. Civil Liberties.
5. Civil Rights.
6. Interest Groups.
7. Political Parties.
8. Public Opinion and Voting.
9. Campaigns and Elections.
10. Politics and the Media.
11. The Congress.
12. The Presidency.
13. The Bureaucracy.
14. The Judiciary.
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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