American Politics and Society

ISBN:
978-0470672631
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Book Type:
paper
Pages:
520

Now in its eighth edition, this popular introduction tackles the most recent trends in American politics and society through explanation, analyses, and interpretations of government processes – adding valuable context for students by considering these procedures and developments from an international perspective.

  • Fully updated to take account of the many recent developments in American politics and society – exploring one of the most turbulent political arenas witnessed in decades
  • Features new chapters on environmental politics and the Obama presidency
  • Shifts its focus from the gap between public expectations and government performance to the increasingly divisive ideological climate of America’s political system
  • Benefits from a student-friendly style and design with numerous illustrations and a range of helpful pedagogical features, including chronologies, biographies, and definition boxes highlighting key concepts and controversial issues
  • Offers thought-provoking insights into the social background to contemporary politics in America, while fully embracing the latest developments and considering these from a non-U.S. perspective
ExemplarEditionStatus
18thAvailable