Challenge your students to ENGAGE in the conversation and process; THINK about the ideas, history, structure, and function; and DEBATE the merits of American government and politics in the 21st century. In a storytelling approach that weaves contemporary examples together with historical context, By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Edition, explores the themes and ideas that drive the great debates in American government and politics. It introduces students to big questions like Who governs? How does our system of government work? What does government do? and Who are we? By challenging students with these questions, the text gets them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics. Ideal for professors who prefer a shorter text, By the People, Brief Edition, condenses the content of the comprehensive edition while also preserving its essential insights, organization, and approach. Approximately 20% shorter and less expensive than its parent text, the full-color Brief Edition features a more streamlined narrative, deletes the qComparing Nationsq boxes, and is enhanced by the same extensive support package as the longer edition. FEATURES: ENGAGE * qBy the Numbersq boxes containing fun facts help frame the quizzical reality of American politics and government * qSee For Yourselfq features enable students to connect with the click of a smart phone to videos and other interactive online content THINK * Chapter One introduces students to seven key American ideas, which are revisited throughout the text * qThe Bottom Lineq summaries conclude each chapter section, underscoring the most important aspects of the discussion DEBATE * qWhat Do You Think?q boxes encourage students to use their critical-thinking skills and debate and/or take a stand on important issues * Four major themes, in the form of questions to spark debate, are presented to students in Chapter One and appear throughout the text ENSURING STUDENT SUCCESS We offer qualified adopters a comprehensive ancillary package: Dashboard Online homework made easy! Tired of learning management systems that promise the world but are too difficult to use? Oxford offers you Dashboard, a simply, nationally hosted, online learning course--including study, review, interactive, and assessment materials--in an easy-to-use system that requires less than fifteen minutes to master. Assignment and assessment results flow into a straightforward, color-coded gradebook, allowing you a clear view into your students' progress. The system works on every major platform and device, including mobile devices. Only $5 with the price of a new book! Also available for sale on its own. Contact your local OUP representative to order By the People, Brief Edition + the Access Code Card for Dashboard. Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/morone For instructors, this site includes the teaching tools described below. For students, this open-access site offers a number of study tools, including learning objectives, key-concept summaries, quizzes and essay questions, web activities, and web links. Instructor's Resource CD This CD puts all of your teaching tools in one place. It contains the Instructor's Resource Manual with Test Item File, the Computerized Test Bank, the PowerPoint-based slides, and the graphics from the text. Instructor's Resource Manual with Test Item File: The Instructor's Resource Manual includes chapter objectives, detailed chapter outlines, lecture suggestions and activities, discussionHow does our system of government work? What does government do? and Who are we? By challenging students with these questions, the text gets them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics.
|Title||:||By the People|
|Author||:||James A. Morone, Rogan Kersh|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2013-08-02|