Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, Brief Version (Study Edition) (6th Edition)

Edwards, George C. III; Wattenberg, Martin P.; Lineberry, Robert L., Government in America Brief, Study Edition, with L.P. com access card, 6th Edition* This Study Edition of Edwards' popular brief text is certain to improve readers understanding in American government. Contains an abundance of free quizzes to test your knowledge on American politics. Technology advantagefree subscription to LongmanParticipate.com in every new copy of the book! LongmanParticipate.com is a revolutionary website that is sure to engage readers in the topic of American government. For those interested in American government.

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By Zane · ★★★☆☆ · October 01, 2014
This US Government textbook is good for a generic overview, but it flounders hopelessly when it comes to what politics is really all about. I mean, come on! All I have to say is this:
The book defines politics as: "who gets what, when, and how." That is a terrible definition, and yet the book call... ...more
By Lisa (Richmond, VA) · ★★★★☆ · May 02, 2009
I'm reading this textbook for a class I am taking for teacher recertification. I already read the first half for the first semester--it's a really good book.
I finished my class with A! This textbook is very interesting! ...more
By Mandy (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · August 17, 2013
A good textbook all in all. A good review over the US Government as a whole. I could see this as a high school text book over a college book in some ways though. ...more
By Lauren (Boise, ID) · ★★★★☆ · December 11, 2011
Good book. It gives thorough explanations of the way that politics work. It also has an online study site that can test you on all of the knowledge. ...more
By Janise (Fair Oaks, CA) · ★★☆☆☆ · January 02, 2009
This book had a very conservative slant to it, made it a challenge to read without feeling irritated at the state of the government. ...more
By Splen (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · January 12, 2012
SPRING 2011 (St. Philip's College)
Federal Government
Prof. Dr. Gregory Hudspeth
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By Heather (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · May 20, 2013
I'm reading the green label, study edition. ...more
By Elijah (The United States) · ★★★★★ · February 23, 2011
GUD BOOOK!!!!!!!!! ...more