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GOVT 9 9th Edition

Edward I. Sidlow | Beth Henschen

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Through ongoing research into students' workflows and preferences, GOVT 9 from 4LTR Press offers multiple options including an an easy-reference, paperback textbook with chapter review cards and an innovative online experience -- all at an affordable price. Students explore GOVT anywhere, anytime, and on most devices with Online. With the intuitive StudyBits™ functionality, students can visually monitor their own progress. Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment, and analytics for instructors, GOVT 9 with Online engages students of all generations and learning styles, and it integrates seamlessly into your course. GOVT Online features Major Players in American Government profiles, and the most up-to-date information available through the 2016 Presidential Election.

Edward I. Sidlow, Eastern Michigan University

Edward Sidlow is Professor of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) and is the university's faculty representative to the NCAA. Dr. Sidlow received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1979. He teaches broadly in American politics and has published two books on Congress in addition to numerous articles in professional journals. Prior to his work at EMU, Sidlow served on the faculties of Arizona State University, Miami University in Ohio, Northwestern University and as an academic administrator at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Sidlow has won awards for outstanding teaching at Miami, Northwestern and EMU and is often called upon by print and electronic media for political analysis.

Beth Henschen, Eastern Michigan University

Beth Henschen received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and was a faculty member in the departments of Political Science at Purdue University and Loyola University Chicago before joining the faculty at Eastern Michigan University. She teaches courses in American Government, Judicial Politics and Civil Rights and Liberties and has been the recipient of several awards for teaching excellence. Dr. Henschen's articles have appeared in numerous professional journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Politics Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Judicature, Policy Studies Review and Political Research Quarterly.

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  • Revised America at Odds, Join the Debate, and Perception vs. Reality features provide timely new examples of relevant topics for student understanding of government today.
  • The Internet Resources chapter-ending box has been moved to GOVT Online, and two key websites from each chapter have been added online as a quick-view guide for students interested in exploring these sites.

GOVT 9 with Online


Skill Prep: A Study Skills Module.
Take Action: A Guide to Political Participation.
1. America in the 21st Century.
2. The Constitution.
3. Federalism.
4. Civil Liberties.
5. Civil Rights.
6. Interest Groups.
7. Political Parties.
8. Public Opinion and Voting.
9. Campaigns and Elections.
10. Politics and the Media.
11. Congress.
12. The Presidency.
13. The Bureaucracy.
14. The Judiciary.
15. Domestic Policy.
16. Foreign Policy.
Appendix A: The Declaration of Independence.
Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States.
Appendix C: Federalist Papers No. 10 and No. 51.
Appendix D: Information on U.S. Presidents. (ONLINE)
Appendix E: Party Control of Congress since 1900. (ONLINE)

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