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Features and Benefits of American Government, 7th Edition

 

American Government

Political Development and Institutional Change, 7th Edition

By Cal Jillson

American Government, 7th Edition by Cal Jillson at Southern Methodist University is now available as a complimentary exam copy for lecturers teaching a relevant course with more than twelve students.

Request a complimentary exam copy of American Government today

Features
Benefits
Full coverage of Obama's first full term and heightened polarization in Congress Helps Your students uncover the importance of institutional development
Pedagogical features in every chapter Fosters critical thinking and analysis
"Let's Compare" boxes - analyzing government and political participation Helps your students understand the full picture of political participation and emphasizes throughout the importance of race, ethnicity, and gender in the development of American politics
"Struggling towards Democracy" discussion questions Provokes critical thinking and class discussion to your students
"The Constitution Today" chapter openers Illustrates to your students the importance of conflicting views on constitutional principles
"Pro & Con" boxes on topics including: campaign finance, bias in the media, the president/Congress balance in war making and gay marriage Brings a central debate to life in every chapter
Key term definitions Helps your students study important concepts
Focus questions Highlights to your students the central learning objectives
Marginal notes Helps your students address the focus questions
Timelines Gives your students an at-a-glance reference to important stages in historical development
End-of-chapter summaries, suggested readings, and web resources Helps your students master the subject and guides their further critical investigation of important concepts and topics
Colorful figures and charts Helps your students visualize important information
Covers the latest details on all aspects of American politics, including the 2012 elections Keeps students' focus on current coverage
Companion website: PowerPoint slides, Instructor's Manual and Test Bank Instructor and Student Materials serve as supplemental materials for your course

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