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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New to this Edition:
Practice tests bound into the back of the text!
Now that this book is published as a "Longman Study Edition," author Neal Tannahill has written a set of chapter tests -- consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions -- for each chapter. In addition to giving students practice taking exams, the author has designed the questions to walk students through chapter content section by section, thus ensuring student mastery of course material. Questions can be used as a student study guide or assigned for a grade.
A new chapter on the Media (Chapter 6) has been added, providing important coverage of the Fourth Estate. Topics include government regulation of the media, how media consolidation affects news coverage, how candidates for political office manipulate news coverage, bias in the media, and the role the media play in the policy making process.
The new edition includes increased or updated coverage of the following topics:
Key judicial developments:
Federal and Executive decisions:
Contested foreign and domestic policy issues:
Outcomes and repercussions of the 2004 presidential and 2006 midterm elections:
Discussion on the changing American political culture, including:
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