The Wadsworth News DVD for American Government 2012
(ISBN-10: 1111346143 | ISBN-13: 9781111346140)
This collection of two- to five-minute video clips on relevant political issues serves as a great lecture or discussion launcher.
Table of Contents:
1. AN INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.
Video 1: Gays and Lesbians Mobilize for Legal Rights.
2. THE BUREAUCRACY.
Video 1: The U.S. Census and the Federal Bureaucracy.
3. CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS.
Video 1: Ethnic Politics and the Campaign for the White House. Video 2: Racism and American Elections.
4. CIVIL LIBERTIES.
Video 1: Tea Party Demonstrators Protest Government Spending and Taxation. Video 2: Free Speech and the Politics of Health Care Reform.
5. CIVIL RIGHTS.
Video 1: The Gay Marriage Debate in California.
Video 1: How Congress is Managed.
7. THE CONSTITUTION.
Video 1: The Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution.
8. DOMESTIC POLICY.
Video 1: The Drive to Expand the Role of the Government in Domestic Affairs. Video 2: President Obama Responds to Critics on Domestic & Foreign Policy.
Video 1: The Immigration Debate: Undocumented Workers in Arizona. Video 2: Federalism and Medical Marijuana.
10. FOREIGN POLICY.
Video 1: Foreign Policy and the U.S. Constitution.
11. INTEREST GROUPS.
Video 1: Interest Groups and the Operation of the Economy.
12. THE JUDICIARY.
Video 1: The Politics of Judicial Appointments. Video 2: Elena Kagan's Ideological Disposition.
13. MEDIA AND POLITICS.
Video 1: The Media and Protest Politics.
14. POLITICAL PARTIES.
Video 1: Political Parties and the Race for the Presidency. Video 2: Governance and Political Parties.
15. THE PRESIDENCY.
Video 1: The Economic Effects of the British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Video 2: President George W. Bush's Legacy.
16. PUBLIC OPINION.
Video 1: Congresspeople Tweeting to Connect with Constituents.
17. VOTING AND PARTICIPATION.
Video 1: Democracy and Political Efficaciousness.
CourseReader: American Government
(ISBN-10: 1111479984 | ISBN-13: 9781111479985)
COURSEREADER: AMERICAN GOVERNMENT allows you to create your reader, your way, in just minutes. This affordable, fully customizable online reader provides access to thousands of permissions-cleared readings, articles, primary sources, and audio and video selections from the regularly-updated Gale research library database. This easy-to-use solution allows you to search for and select just the material you want for your courses. Each selection opens with a descriptive introduction to provide context, and concludes with critical-thinking and multiple-choice questions to reinforce key points. COURSEREADER is loaded with convenient tools like highlighting, printing, note-taking, and downloadable MP3 audio files for each reading. COURSEREADER is the perfect complement to any Political Science course. It can be bundled with your current textbook, sold alone, or integrated into your learning management system. Please contact your Cengage sales representative for details.
Political Theatre DVD 2.0
(ISBN-10: 0495793604 | ISBN-13: 9780495793601)
Bring politics home to students with Political Theatre 2.0, up-to-date through the 2008 election season. This is the second edition of this 3 DVD series and includes real video clips that show American political thought throughout the public sector. Clips include both classic and contemporary political advertisements, speeches, interviews and more. Available to adopters of Cengage textbooks, version 2.0 provides lots of added functionality with this updated edition.
ABC News DVD: Speeches by Barack Obama
(ISBN-10: 1439082472 | ISBN-13: 9781439082478)
This DVD includes nine famous speeches by President Barack Obama, from 2004 to present day, including his speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention; his 2008 speech on race, "A More Perfect Union"; and his 2009 inaugural address. Speeches are divided into short video segments for easy, time-efficient viewing. This instructor supplement also features critical thinking questions and answers for each speech, designed to spark class discussion.
Election 2010: An American Government Supplement
(ISBN-10: 1111341788 | ISBN-13: 9781111341787)
Written by John Clark and Brian Schaffner, this booklet addresses the 2010 congressional and gubernatorial races, with real-time analysis and references.
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