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Politics in America: Brief Texas Edition
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Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date December 15, 2006
Pages 775
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 pap/dvdr
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780131577602
ISBN-10 0131577603
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.50 by 11 in.
Weight 3.90 lbs.
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Original list price $122.80
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With a focus on conflict and the struggle for power and a powerful supplements package, this textbook ignites students' interest in American politics.

 

This balanced and exceedingly readable text uses Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics–“Who gets what, when, and how”–as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulating introduction to the American political system. Updated with discussions of recent events in our country, well-known political scientist Tom Dye has written a lively and absorbing narrative examining the struggle for power: the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arenas. An abundance of feature boxes explore timely issues and opinions, draw cross-cultural comparisons, and introduce important people.



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9780131577602 | details & prices | 775 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.90 lbs | List price $122.80
About: With a focus on conflict and the struggle for power and a powerful supplements package, this textbook ignites students' interest in American politics.

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