American Government: Conflict, Compromise, And Citizenship

1st Edition

Christopher J Bosso, John Portz, Michael Tolley

Published January 12, 2000
Textbook - 591 Pages
ISBN 9780813368719 - CAT# K366089

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Woven through this text is the unifying theme that American politics represents ?conflict and compromise,? in direct opposition to the increasingly commonly held view that all politics are dirty and all politicians are crooks. By presenting a balance of essential factual content with a broad assessment of system dynamics and their policy effects, the authors provide an accessible yet sophisticated overview of American politics.Features: Coherent theme of ?conflict versus compromise? in the American political system Consistent examination of American history for institutional development Emphasis on the positive role of citizenship in shaping good government Each chapter is accompanied by primary source readings Concise 12 chapter format Our computerized test bank is available for PC based Windows operating systems. Over 1000 test items (including multiple choice, true-false, short answer and essay questions) are offered via the ESATEST 2000 system. This system includes numerous options for creating and editing tests, options for creating multiple versions of a single test, and allows professors to administer tests via LAN or Web-based testing centers. A simple, user-friendly interface, along with animated program guides add to the program's ease of use.


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