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Product Description: Minorities and Representation in American Politics is the first book of its kind to examine underrepresented minorities with a framework based on four types of representation―descriptive, formalistic, symbolic, and substantive. Through this lens, author Rebekah Herrick looks at race, ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities not in isolation but synthesized within every chapter...read more

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9781483386836 | Cq Pr, February 19, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Minorities and Representation in American Politics is the first book of its kind to examine underrepresented minorities with a framework based on four types of representation―descriptive, formalistic, symbolic, and substantive.

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Product Description: Thinking About Political Reform: How to Fix, or Not Fix, American Government and Politics offers the most comprehensive and highly accessible analysis of reform proposals available. It treats both the causes and consequences of structural, procedural, and behavioral problems, assessing a wide variety of reform proposals from the perspectives of political science, economics, law, journalism, and politics...read more

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9780199937998 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 3, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Thinking About Political Reform: How to Fix, or Not Fix, American Government and Politics offers the most comprehensive and highly accessible analysis of reform proposals available.

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Product Description: Representation in Congress provides a theory of dyadic policy representation intended to account for when belief sharing, delegate, responsible party, trustee, and "party elite led" models of representational linkage arise on specific policy issues...read more

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9781107107816 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Representation in Congress provides a theory of dyadic policy representation intended to account for when belief sharing, delegate, responsible party, trustee, and "party elite led" models of representational linkage arise on specific policy issues.

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Product Description: How should we count the population of the United States? What would happen if we replaced the electoral college with a direct popular vote? What are the consequences of allowing unlimited partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts? Can six-person juries yield verdicts consistent with the needs of justice? Is it racist to stop and frisk minorities at a higher rate than non-minorities? These and other questions have long been the subject of legal and political debate and are routinely decided by lawyers, politicians, judges, and voters, mostly through an appeal to common sense and tradition...read more

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9781421415956 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 23, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: How should we count the population of the United States?

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Product Description: Why do American political reform efforts so often fail to solve the problems they intend to fix? In this book, Bruce E. Cain argues that the reasons are an unrealistic civic ideal of a fully informed and engaged citizenry and a neglect of basic pluralist principles about political intermediaries...read more

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9781107039636 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Why do American political reform efforts so often fail to solve the problems they intend to fix?

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9781107612266 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Why do American political reform efforts so often fail to solve the problems they intend to fix?

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Product Description: Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20th century as a means of breaking the hold of political "bosses" on the nomination of candidates...read more

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9780415741996 | Routledge, August 29, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress.

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9780415742009 | Routledge, September 12, 2014, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress.

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Product Description: Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials. The structure of political representation and the separation of powers detailed in the United States Constitution were intended to restrain self-interested ambition...read more

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9780813145044 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, April 16, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Most Americans admire the determination and drive of artists, athletes, and CEOs, but they seem to despise similar ambition in their elected officials.

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Product Description: The U.S. Congress is by the far the least popular (and most misunderstood) branch of the federal government. Congress in Context de-mystifies the institution, giving students a comprehensive and practical understanding of Congress and the legislative process...read more

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9780813347561 | 2 edition (Westview Pr, January 7, 2014), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: The U.

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Product Description: Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments. Fully up-to-date, the book takes full account of the political landscape that followed the 2012 elections and the policy dilemmas which face Obama's second administration...read more
By B. Guy Peters (editor)

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9781137289223 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 14, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments.

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9781137289216 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 14, 2014, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Written by a team of leading experts of American politics, this text provides an authoritative and informed analysis of the latest issues, trends and developments.

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Product Description: Eight of the last twelve presidents were millionaires when they took office. Millionaires have a majority on the Supreme Court, and they also make up majorities in Congress, where a background in business or law is the norm and the average member has spent less than two percent of his or her adult life in a working-class job...read more

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9780226087009 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Eight of the last twelve presidents were millionaires when they took office.

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9780226087146 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 5, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Eight of the last twelve presidents were millionaires when they took office.
9780312031794, titled "History of Africa" | Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1990, cover price $19.95 | also contains History of Africa | About this edition: Traces the development of Africa from prehistoric times to the present, and examines the problems of post-colonial Africa

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Product Description: This book demonstrates the consequences of legislators' strategic communication for representation in American politics. Representational Style in Congress shows how legislators present their work to cultivate constituent support...read more

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9781107026476 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book demonstrates the consequences of legislators' strategic communication for representation in American politics.

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Product Description: At a moment when Congress is widely viewed as hyper-partisan and dysfunctional, Richard Fenno provides a variegated picture of American representational politics. The Challenge of Congressional Representation offers an up-close-and-personal look at the complex relationship between members of Congress and their constituents back home...read more

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9780674072695 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 1, 2013, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: At a moment when Congress is widely viewed as hyper-partisan and dysfunctional, Richard Fenno provides a variegated picture of American representational politics.

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Traces the development of Africa from prehistoric times to the present, and examines the problems of post-colonial Africa

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9780333599570 | 2 revised edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 14, 2005), cover price $39.00
9789990111606 | Revised edition (Palgrave Macmillan, October 10, 2005), cover price $0.02
9781403970916 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, September 1, 2005), cover price $32.95
9780312125981 | Rev sub edition (Palgrave Macmillan, August 1, 1995), cover price $32.95
9789990862591 | Revised edition (Palgrave Macmillan, August 1, 1995), cover price $0.02
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Product Description: "Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics. Indeed, during the 2008 presidential primary campaign, Hillary Clinton was derided for even suggesting that some lobbyists represent "real Americans." But although many popular commentators position interest groups as representatives of special―not "public"―interests, much organized advocacy is designed to advance public interests and ideas...read more

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9780804781152 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 11, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: "Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics.

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9780804781169 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 11, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics.

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Product Description: First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9781617260643 | Resources for the Future, October 31, 2010, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2011.
9780801815713 | Resources for the Future, June 1, 1974, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Deciding what kind of environmental quality we are going to have and how we are going to pay for it requires the making of social or collective choices.

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Product Description: This is a major new comparison of the American and European political systems. By deploying a powerful new model to analyze the two systems it draws some challenging conclusions about their increasing similarity. Professor Fabbrini argues that the process of regional integration in Europe over the last 60 years, has significantly reduced the historical differences between the democracies on either side of the Atlantic...read more

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9780199235612 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 6, 2008), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This is a major new comparison of the American and European political systems.

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9780199566006 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 17, 2010, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This is a major new comparison of the American and European political systems.

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Product Description: This new text, written by a team of leading authorities, assesses the state of American politics in the Obama administration. It looks both at the institutional framework of government and at the policy dilemmas facing the United States today and it analyzes the major controversial issues that shape American political debates in the 21st century...read more
By B. Guy Peters (editor)

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9780230576827 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2010, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This new text, written by a team of leading authorities, assesses the state of American politics in the Obama administration.

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9780230576834 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2010, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This new text, written by a team of leading authorities, assesses the state of American politics in the Obama administration.

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Product Description: Like an aging monument, democracy itself is crumbling. An ever increasing government threatens both freedom and a financial collapse. * Judges are acting more like kings themselves than interpreters of the law * Redisticting, voter fraud, campaign finance controls, and an uninformed electorate threaten the integrity of elections...read more

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9781893729537 | Energion Pubns, April 30, 2009, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Like an aging monument, democracy itself is crumbling.

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Product Description: Authored by a political scientist who formerly served as a U.S. Department of Justice Voting Section policy analyst, this book is written by an ''insider'' who understands the practicalities of how the Act works as well as the larger challenges and opportunities of racial politics in the past, present, and future...read more

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9781594602863, titled ""The Law Is Good": The Voting Rights Act, Redistricting, and Black Regime Politics" | Reprint edition (Carolina Academic Pr, September 15, 2010), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Authored by a political scientist who formerly served as a U.

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Product Description: The 2000 election showed that the mechanics of voting such as ballot design, can make a critical difference in the accuracy and fairness of our elections. But as Dennis F. Thompson shows, even more fundamental issues must be addressed to insure that our electoral system is just...read more

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9780226797632 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 15, 2002, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The author argues that equal respect, free choice, and popular sovereignty are the bedrock of the American electoral process and must be strengthened and protected if American elections can be called 'free and fair.

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9780226797649 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 15, 2004, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The 2000 election showed that the mechanics of voting such as ballot design, can make a critical difference in the accuracy and fairness of our elections.
9780070490437, titled "Microsoft Powerpoint 4.0" | Annual edition (McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1995), cover price $35.50 | also contains Microsoft Powerpoint 4.0 | About this edition: This Lab Module, one of many in the McGraw-Hill Microcomputing System, offers brief, hands-on introductory coverage of the Microsoft PowerPoint 4.

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Product Description: This Lab Module, one of many in the McGraw-Hill Microcomputing System, offers brief, hands-on introductory coverage of the Microsoft PowerPoint 4.0 for Windows presentation graphics software. The software can be utilized for preparing graphs, charts, hand-outs and slide shows...read more

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9780070490437 | Annual edition (McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1995), cover price $35.50 | also contains Just Elections: Creating a Fair Electoral Process in the United States | About this edition: This Lab Module, one of many in the McGraw-Hill Microcomputing System, offers brief, hands-on introductory coverage of the Microsoft PowerPoint 4.

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