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Known for its extremely student-friendly, jargon-free style, the new edition of Neal Tannahill's text introduces the essentials of American government in a way all students can understand. Public policy is emphasized throughout Tannahill's book to show students the impact that government has on their lives. The text also offers an abundance of active learning exercises to involve and engage all types of students in the course material. The Sixth Edition includes a number of exciting new features and is completely updated through Election 2000 and its aftermath.
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Chapter 5 discusses the historic voter turnout in the 2008 presidential election, focusing on younger adults who provided the margin of victory for Barack Obama, and Chapter 6 looks at the political impact of new communications media such as YouTube and blogs.
Chapter 11 focuses on the challenges facing President Obama in reforming America’s healthcare system, while Chapter 14 describes the current economic crisis facing the nation and the efforts of the Bush and Obama administrations to address that crisis.
A new case study on the controversy over global warming illustrates some of the details of agenda setting.
Chapter 13 looks at the likely opportunity President Obama will have to affect the philosophical balance on the Supreme Court.
Chapter 3 includes a more comprehensive explanation of No Child Left Behind, and the Global Perspectives essay has been updated to focus on education policy.
Updated Global Perspectives essays cover a variety of topics including immigration policy, Civil Unions in Denmark, Islamic law in Nigeria, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, healthcare in Canada, and church and state relations in Mexico.
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Book Description Longman Pub Group, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0321080017
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0321080017