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Government by the People, Brief 2012 Election Edition: (10th Edition)

ISBN: 9780205884001
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 10
Publication Date: 2012-12-31
Number of pages: 600
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Explore American politics through the Constitution


Government by the People, Brief 2012 Election Edition offers the most classroom-tested introduction to the foundational principles, processes, and institutions of American government but in a more streamlined and flexible format. Emphasizing the accomplishments of a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, this text highlights the central role people play in a constitutional democracy. Government by the People, Brief 2012 Election Edition inspires students to see how similarities and differences in political beliefs continue to shape government today


This text features full integration with the New MyPoliSciLab.  MyPoliSciLab includes a wide array of resources to encourage students to look at American politics like a political scientist and analyze current political issues.  Political Explorer lets students play the role of a political scientist by investigating issues through interactive data.  Core Concept videos discuss the big ideas in each chapter and apply them to key political issues. Simulations allow students to experience how political leaders make decisions.


A better teaching and learning experience

This program provides a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

Personalize Learning–The New MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. MyPoliSciLab is now compatible with BlackBoard!
Engage Students–The stunning visual design engages students in the text.  
Improve Critical Thinking– Learning objectives in every chapter help students focus on important topics.
Analyze Current Events–Coverage of the 2012 elections keeps the study of politics relevant and shows how political scientists look at the development of the American political system.
Support Instructors– A full supplements package including the Class Preparation Tool in the New MyPoliSciLab is available.
Note: This is the standalone book if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below:.

020595006X / 9780205950065 Government by the People Brief Plus MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText, 2012 Election Edition

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0205884008 / 9780205884001 Government by the People, Brief 2012 Election

0205949975 / 9780205949977 NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

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