AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 2009-2010 EDITION inspires students to join the exciting process of being active, informed citizens. Bardes, Shelley, and Schmidt provide an unbiased and concisely organized overview of this essential subject, updated with complete Election 2008 coverage and wholly redesigned for even greater reader appeal. The text's fundamental theme continues to be the importance of participating in active citizenship. To reinforce this theme, the text emphasizes continual critical thinking about political issues and encourages students to become involved in the political process. With a keen understanding of the needs and interests of today's students, the authors incorporate abundant current examples, including increased coverage of the impact of the Internet and other media, to stimulate learning and excitement. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.People have reacted to these events based on which side they take in a thorny controversyawhat kinds of gun laws are appropriate. ... Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is a group with more than 12, 000 members who believe that licensed gun owners should be ... Colorado does not explicitly ban students and faculty from carrying hidden weapons if they are licensed to do so. ... Oklahomaa#39;s proposed legislation would apply only to students at public colleges and universities.
|Title||:||American Government and Politics Today: The Essentials 2009 - 2010 Edition|
|Author||:||Barbara Bardes, Mack Shelley, Steffen Schmidt|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-12-16|