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Power and Citizenship in American Politics - Brief Edition

Tenth Edition


January 2023 | CQ Press
About Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American Politics, Brief Tenth Edition

Keeping the Republic, Brief Tenth Edition gives students the power to examine the narrative of what's going on in American politics, distinguish fact from fiction and balance from bias, and influence the message through informed citizenship. Christine Barbour and Gerald C. Wright demonstrate how to think critically while exploring the twin themes of power and citizenship.

About Keeping the Republic - Vantage Learning Platform, Brief Tenth Edition

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Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American Politics, Brief Tenth Edition is offered in SAGE Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality SAGE textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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1. Power and Citizenship in American Politics
 
2. The Politics of the American Founding
 
3. Federalism
 
4. Fundamental American Liberties
 
5. The Struggle for Equal Rights
 
6. Congress
 
7. The Presidency
 
8. The Bureaucracy
 
9. The American Legal System and the Courts
 
10. Public Opinion
 
11. Parties and Interest Groups
 
12. Voting, Campaigns, and Elections
 
13. Media, Power, and Political Communication
 
14. Domestic and Foreign Policy

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KEY FEATURES OF KEEPING THE REPUBLIC: POWER AND CITIZENSHIP IN AMERICAN POLITICS, BRIEF TENTH EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • New What’s at Stake…? vignettes introduce students to topics such why immigration reform is so hard to achieve, what the Senate’s obligation is to “give advice and consent” to the President, when the Supreme Court gets involved in partisan politics, when citizens want to move to direct democracy, when a president sets out to reverse the executive actions of their predecessor, why the middle class is shrinking, and more. .
  • Up-to-date 2022 election coverage and analysis, particularly in the chapters on Congress, the presidency, public opinion, political parties, and campaigns and elections.
  • Thoroughly updated throughout to account for recent developments. Please contact your SAGE sales rep for a list of chapter-by-chapter changes.
Key Features:
  • The Power & Citizenship themes emphasize politics as not just a struggle over who gets power and resources in society, but also over who gets to control the narrative that defines that struggle.
  • What’s at Stake features push students to consider people’s struggle with our system of government–what the people in our society need, and how the rules affect the outcome of that struggle.
  • Profiles in Citizenship—interviews conducted by the authors with many of today’s prominent movers and shakers—demonstrate the variety of ways students can enter public life and make a difference.
  • Don’t Be Fooled By… boxes discuss big data and parody news sites.
  • A top-notch visual program grabs students’ attention and invites them to learn more about the data that drives the discipline.
  • The Big Picture graphics present rich, poster-worthy infographic displays that focus on a key element that grabs students’ attention and broadens their understanding of big processes, big concepts, and big data.
  • Snapshot of America graphics focus on demographics and invite students to explore the connections between data and politics and help them to understand the meaning behind the numbers.
  • Chapter-ending resources offer a more contextual learning experience including student review sections with chapter summaries and key terms as well as the CLUES to Critical Thinking exercises.
  • In Your Own Words sections at the start of each chapter provide learning objectives to help students organize chapter material as they read. These goals are reinforced in the “Who, What, How” summary at the end of every chapter.
  • CLUES to Critical Thinking boxes teach students to think carefully about the news of the day.

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