Perspectives On American Politics

Perspectives On American Politics

Perspectives on American Politics

PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICAN POLITICS is a thematically rich reader of current selections containing a wide range of perspectives that illustrate how the American system works. It is organized into four categories: Foundations, American Politics Today, Issue and Controversy, and View from the Inside. Selections reflect dramatic recent developments in American politics such as the 2008 election, the economic crisis, and the ongoing controversy over corporate influence in political campaigns. The text's thirteen chapters correspond with the most frequently assigned chapters of American Government textbooks, making it an ideal supplement to any core text.

"It gives a broad brush opportunity to read and analyze several aspects of American Government." -- Gray Goodman, San Jacinto College, Central Campus

"It has a nice balance between classic and contemporary essays, it has helpful introductory essays, and its organization is clear and easy to integrate with a textbook." -- Gary C. Bryner , Brigham Young University

About the Author
WILLIAM LASSER, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, is a graduate of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of numerous books and articles on...

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