American Politics Today

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Author by William T. Bianco
Genre : Political Science
Editor : W. W. Norton
ISBN : 0393283593
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 650
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The Fifth Edition of American Politics Today is designed to show students the reality of politics today and how it connects to their own lives. New features--from chapter opening cases that address the kinds of questions students ask, to full-page graphics that illustrate key political processes--show students how politics works and why it matters. All components of the learning package--textbook, InQuizitive adaptive learning tool, and coursepack--are organized around specific chapter learning goals to ensure that students learn the nuts and bolts of American government.


American Politics Government Today

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Author by William T. Bianco
Genre : Advanced placement programs (Education)
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ISBN : 0393887405
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"American Politics and Government Today teaches students exactly what they need to know to succeed in the course and become informed citizens. The part structure and chapter organization clearly maps to the five AP® U.S. Government and Politics units, for close alignment with the course framework. In each chapter, integrated policy coverage allows students to see how social, economic, or foreign policy relates to real-life situations, while AP®-style multiple-choice questions and the full range of free response questions offer students practice opportunities at the end of each chapter"--


Black Politics Today

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Author by Theodore James Davis
Genre : Political Science
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781136975219
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 202
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The late 1980s ushered in a new era of black politics, the socioeconomic transition era. Coming on the heels of the protest era and politics era, the current stage is characterized by the emergence of a new black middle class that came of age after the Civil Rights struggle. Although class still isn’t a strong factor in the external politics of the black community, it is increasingly a wedge issue in the community’s internal politics. Black politics today is increasingly less about the interest of the larger group and more about the interest of smaller subgroups within the community. Theodore J. Davis Jr. argues that the greatest threat to the social and political cohesiveness of the so-called black community may be the rise of a socially and economically privileged group among the ranks of black America. This rift has affected blacks’ ability to organize effectively and influence politics. Davis traces the changes in economic status, public opinion, political power and participation, and leadership over three generations of black politics. The result is an insightful analysis of black politics today.


American Politics Today

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Author by William T. Bianco
Genre : Political Science
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ISBN : 039367987X
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Fake news. Twitter rants. Misinformation. Silos. Echo chambers. Spin. Alternative facts. Investigation, accusation, and obfuscation. Punditry, polls, and prognostication. This is today's politics. To cut through the noise, students need a guide to how politics really works and why it matters. American Politics Today has been that trusted source. And the new sixth edition brings even greater focus to examining preconceived notions of how government operates and understanding what's really going on.


American Government And Politics Today

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Author by Mack C. Shelley
Genre : Political Science
Editor : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0534631908
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 128
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Prepared by James Perkins of San Antonio College, the study guide contains chapter summaries, key terms, and an extensive practice exam including fill-in-the-blank, true/false, multiple choice and short essay questions.


American Government And Politics

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Author by Robert Singh
Genre : Political Science
Editor : SAGE
ISBN : 0761940944
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 364
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Written for all students of politics coming to the subject for the first time, this textbook provides a lively and accessible introduction and guide to all the main features and characteristics of one of the most distinctive and complex political systems in the world.


Cengage Advantage Books American Government And Politics Today Brief Edition

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Author by Steffen W. Schmidt
Genre : Education
Editor : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 1305499042
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 432
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: BRIEF EDITION, 2016-2017, shows you how easily and effectively you can participate in the political process. New features, up-to-date political news and analysis, and a great price make this text a top seller. Praised for its succinct format, balanced coverage, clarity, and readability, this book examines all the key concepts of American government, while providing interesting student-oriented features that further convey what active citizenship means. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Paranoid Style In American Politics

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Author by Richard Hofstadter
Genre : Political Science
Editor : Vintage
ISBN : 9780307388445
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 370
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This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics, acclaimed historian Richard Hofstadter examines the competing forces in American political discourse and how fringe groups can influence — and derail — the larger agendas of a political party. He investigates the politics of the irrational, shedding light on how the behavior of individuals can seem out of proportion with actual political issues, and how such behavior impacts larger groups. With such other classic essays as “Free Silver and the Mind of 'Coin' Harvey” and “What Happened to the Antitrust Movement?, ” The Paranoid Style in American Politics remains both a seminal text of political history and a vital analysis of the ways in which political groups function in the United States.


The Mueller Report

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Author by Robert S. Mueller
Genre : Political Science
Editor : e-artnow
ISBN : 9788027304752
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 352
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The long awaited Muller Report is finally published and made available to the public. The results of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation provide answers to questions that caught the attention of the entire American public. Since the first evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election came up, the Democratic public has raised suspicion in President Trump's involvement. The special counsel was appointed to examine these allegations and to determine the fact regarding the biggest political scandal in the recent American history. On April 18, 2019, a redacted version of the Muller report was released to Congress and the public. In this report Robert Muller presented his findings regarding the Russian interference interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, allegations of conspiracy or coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, and allegations of obstruction of justice. Contents: The Special Counsel's Investigation Russian "Active Measures" Social Media Campaign Russian Hacking and Dumping Operations Russian Government Links to and Contacts With the Trump Campaign Prosecution and Declination Decision Executive Summary to Volume II Background Legal and Evidentiary Principles Factual Results Of The Obstruction Investigation Legal Defenses to the Application of Obstruction-Of-Justice Statutes To The President


Network Propaganda

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Author by Yochai Benkler
Genre : Political Science
Editor : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780190923648
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 208
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This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Is social media destroying democracy? Are Russian propaganda or "Fake news" entrepreneurs on Facebook undermining our sense of a shared reality? A conventional wisdom has emerged since the election of Donald Trump in 2016 that new technologies and their manipulation by foreign actors played a decisive role in his victory and are responsible for the sense of a "post-truth" moment in which disinformation and propaganda thrives. Network Propaganda challenges that received wisdom through the most comprehensive study yet published on media coverage of American presidential politics from the start of the election cycle in April 2015 to the one year anniversary of the Trump presidency. Analysing millions of news stories together with Twitter and Facebook shares, broadcast television and YouTube, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the architecture of contemporary American political communications. Through data analysis and detailed qualitative case studies of coverage of immigration, Clinton scandals, and the Trump Russia investigation, the book finds that the right-wing media ecosystem operates fundamentally differently than the rest of the media environment. The authors argue that longstanding institutional, political, and cultural patterns in American politics interacted with technological change since the 1970s to create a propaganda feedback loop in American conservative media. This dynamic has marginalized centre-right media and politicians, radicalized the right wing ecosystem, and rendered it susceptible to propaganda efforts, foreign and domestic. For readers outside the United States, the book offers a new perspective and methods for diagnosing the sources of, and potential solutions for, the perceived global crisis of democratic politics.