Politics and Political Science, 2nd Edition
How can political science help you understand the world you live in? Modern approaches to the study of politics analyze why Congress, the president, the courts, and other political actors do what they do. Learning to think critically about power, institutions, and rules helps citizens engage...
To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge
Integrating Science and Governance
The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...
To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge
Helping Students Analyze Nonfiction and Visual Texts
Help your students navigate complex texts in history/social studies and English language arts! This book shows you how to use a key tool—text-based questions—to build students’ literacy and critical thinking skills and meet the Common Core State Standards. You’ll learn how to ask text-based...
Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge
Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences
Buried in many people and operating largely outside the realm of conscious thought are forces inclining us toward liberal or conservative political convictions. Our biology predisposes us to see and understand the world in different ways, not always reason and the careful consideration of facts....
Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge
Politics and Political Science
Analyzing American Democracy teaches students to think analytically by presenting current political science theories and research in answering the engaging, big questions facing American politics today. It serves as both an introduction to American politics and to the discipline of political...
Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge
Strategies for Effective Learning
This book is a practical guide for any student considering enrollment in, currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from an online course. The authors, both with substantial online teaching and learning experience as well as seasoned professionals, deliver concise guidance to make the online...
Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists
Suzan-Lori Parks confirmed herself as one of the most exciting and successful playwrights of her generation when her work Topdog/Underdog was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, making her the only African American woman to win the award. Despite the cultural weight of this achievement, Parks...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
A Citizen's Handbook
As humans, we make choices. With change as a constant, we are continually presented with a number of choices, and we must choose. The change represented by the divergence of humanity from the rest of the world is rapidly growing, and in need of transformation. Setting the Stage for Sustainable...
Published May 13th 1998 by CRC Press
Politics, Markets and Fools
"Compelling arguments, supported by both anecdotal and empirical evidence to convince readers that school choice does nothing to improve the quality of education. ... Solidly researched and written, Smith's and Meier's effort should sway those still undecided on the issue". -- Publishers Weekly...
Published May 30th 1995 by Routledge