American Government and Politics Today, 2017-2018 Edition
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Authors : Lynne E. Ford; Barbara A. Bardes; Steffen W. Schmidt; Mack C. Shelley, II.



18th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2016

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American Government And Politics Today is known nationwide for its balanced, unbiased, and modern coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and their processes. The book provides students knowledge they need to make informed choices, encourages them to play... more


Provocative “What if . . . ?” questions prompt lively classroom discussion and encourage students to apply critical-thinking skills to current, real-life issues.

A boxed “Beyond Our Borders” feature in each chapter gives students both global and comparative context, covering topics related to key i... more

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