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The Basics of American Government

The Basics of American Government - Third Edition

Edited by Carl Cavalli 

Digital Price: Free
Print Price: $27.99
ISBN: 9781940771410

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The Basics of American Government
Third Edition
Edited by Carl Cavalli

Newly revised, The Basics of American Government offers a comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government and combines the best aspects of both a traditional textbook and a reader. The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among six current and three former faculty members in the Department of Political Science & International Affairs and the Department of Criminal Justice, and a student contributor, at the University of North Georgia. Most of its chapters offer a piece of original scholarship as a case study bolstering the material in the chapter. Additionally, most chapters present a civic engagement-type exercise and discussion questions that are challenging and engaging, and help foster student participation in the political system. The purpose of this book is to offer a no-frills, low-cost, yet comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government.

The authors undertook this project for several reasons, most notably the high costs of textbooks for students and the lack of college-level scholarship found in most American Government texts. This 470-page, peer-reviewed, edited book that combines traditional material with original scholarship will cost students $27.99, well below market standards. All of the authors are experienced classroom instructors, subject matter experts, and published researchers in the field of American politics.

Editor:

  • Dr. Carl Cavalli        

Contributing Authors:

  • Ms. Maria J. Albo
  • Dr. Ross C. Alexander
  • Dr. Carl D. Cavalli
  • Dr. Barry D. Friedman
  • Dr. Craig B. Greathouse
  • Dr. Jonathan S. Miner
  • Dr. Brian M. Murphy
  • Dr. K. Michael Reese
  • Dr. Charles H. “Trey” Wilson III
  • Student Contributor: Mary Catherine Olive

Purchase:

You can purchase your copy of The Basics of American Government at the Dahlonega and Gainesville Campuses of the University of North Georgia.

Review Copy:

Are you an instructor who’s interested in receiving a review copy? Just e-mail us at ungpress@ung.edu to request a desk copy.

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