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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Publication date December 12, 2012
Pages 751
Binding Hardcover
Edition 11
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780077424183
ISBN-10 0077424182
Dimensions 1.25 by 9 by 11.25 in.
Weight 4.10 lbs.
Original list price $268.05
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In today’s climate of hyper-partisanship, blurred lines between political news, analysis, and entertainment, and outrageous comments from the chattering classes, who better than Tom Patterson to provide students with the tools and context to make informed judgments and become skilled political thinkers? Patterson’s The American Democracy has long been a best seller for American government courses due to its insightful, readable, and balanced portrayal of the American political system. The 11th edition continues this tradition of excellence while also introducing a new emphasis on political thinking at a time when the partisan divide seemingly could not be wider and unbiased political information is often drowned out by other sources.

With expertise in the areas of public opinion, the media, and elections among other areas, Tom Patterson is a voice you can trust to help develop your students critical thinking skills when it comes to politics and political science. As Patterson notes, “Political thinking takes place within the context of a person’s political interests and values, which can lead equally thoughtful individuals to reach opposing opinions on the same issue.” If you are looking for learning materials to help ensure your students leave your course among those “thoughtful individuals” that will carry the debate forward in measured and informed ways, The American Democracy, Texas Edition is the right choice for you.

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11 edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (December 12, 2012)
9780077424183 | details & prices | 751 pages | 9.00 × 11.25 × 1.25 in. | 4.10 lbs | List price $268.05
About: In today’s climate of hyper-partisanship, blurred lines between political news, analysis, and entertainment, and outrageous comments from the chattering classes, who better than Tom Patterson to provide students with the tools and context to make informed judgments and become skilled political thinkers?
10th edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (January 12, 2011)
9780077339067 | details & prices | 785 pages | 9.00 × 11.25 × 1.50 in. | 4.08 lbs | List price $227.20
About: "There are a lot of bad republicans; there are no good democrats.
9 edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (November 26, 2008)
9780077237929 | details & prices | 771 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 4.25 lbs | List price $184.60
About: This comprehensive text is known for its engaging narrative and its positive presentation of the latest developments in scholarship and real-life politics.

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