9781608712755

The Logic of American Politics

Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad

ISBN 10: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3
ISBN 13: 9781608712755

Publication Date: 2011

Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis:
The American people-and their government-are deeply at odds over how best to overcome the obstacles currently facing the country. After observing the strains of intense partisanship and divided government, your students are probably asking what logic, if any, can be found in politics. The new fifth edition of Logic reaffirms this best-seller's place as the most accessible ;smart ; book on the market. Weaving together historical context, current politics, and analytic concepts, Logic builds students' understanding of political institutions and practices as imperfect solutions to collective action problems. Consistently praised for its engaging narrative, Logic hooks students with great storytelling while arming them with a ;toolkit ; of institutional design concepts-command, veto, agenda control, voting rules, delegation. Walking students through examples of how each concept works, the authors also highlight passages that apply collective action themes so students cannot miss key points. Up-to-date in its coverage of such hot-button issues as health care and financial reform, the midterm elections, and racial profiling and immigration, this fifth edition also pays special attention to political polarization. Throughout the book, the authors consistently return to the country's divide-among constituents and in government-as they guide students through the fundamentals of American politics. More than 100 tables, figures, and maps offer visual context to an array of political data and analysis, while over 230 carefully chosen photographs enhance the book's examples and insights. Bolded key terms, a glossary, annotated reading lists, review questions, and a companion website help students read, think, and study.

 

The Logic of American Politics: Search Results

1.
The Logic Of American Politics 5 Rev ed (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: GreatBookPrices (Westminster, MD, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 5

Book Description: Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 12536092-n

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 5.28
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
2.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition [Paperback] (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: FOURSEASONS4JOY, LLC (CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 1608712753BNA

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.26
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
3.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: brendaboorbooks (Greer, SC, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: CQ Press College. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1608712753. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1029738

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 13.24
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
4.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: CQ Press College. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1608712753

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.44
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
5.
The Logic of American Politics (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: Textbookmom (Lexington, SC, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: CQ Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1608712753 #Great opportunity to save on this book. WE SHIP DAILY!!. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1075135

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 23.70
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.80
Within U.S.A.
6.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: Helvic55 (Amherst, NY, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: CQ Press College, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. New, unread book with light shelf wear. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 229670

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 45.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
7.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: Balkanika Online (Woodinville, WA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: CQ Press College. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1608712753 Brand new book. STUDENT US EDITION. Never used. Nice gift. Best buy. Shipped promptly and packaged carefully. Bookseller Inventory # SKU5001010

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 44.94
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
8.
The Logic of American Politics, 5th Edition (ISBN: 1608712753 / 1-60871-275-3)
Jacobson, Gary C.; Kernell, Samuel; Kousser, Thad
ISBN 10: 1608712753
ISBN 13: 9781608712755
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: CQ Press College. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111608712753

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 66.14
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00
Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book