Westview Press at APSA 2016

APSA 2016 Conference at a Glance

Dates: September, 1-4, 2016

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Convention Center and Marriott Downtown

Westview Booth Number: 504/506

APSA 2016 Conference Website

Booth Offerings

Westview Press books at our booth will be ON SALE!

$5 paperbacks

$10 hardcovers

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Visit the Westview Press staff and authors at APSA 2016, browse, buy, and request examination copies of our #booksthatmatter—bestsellers and classroom classics for you and your students.

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American Constitutional Law, Volume I

Ralph A. Rossum and G. Alan Tarr

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The Tenth Edition has been fully revised to include seven new cases, including key decisions National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, Zivotofsky v. Kerry, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Horne v. Department of Agriculture and Comptroller of the Treasure of Maryland v. Wynne.

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American Constitutional Law, Volume II

Ralph A. Rossum, G. Alan Tarr

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The Tenth Edition has been fully revised to include twelve new cases, including key decisions Obergefell v. Hodges, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Shelby County v. Holder, Horne v. Department of Agriculture, and Riley v. California.

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A History of the Modern Middle East

William L. Cleveland, Martin Bunton

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The definitive history of the Modern Middle East, focusing primarily on the past two centuries of profound and dramatic change in the region.

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The Public Policy Theory Primer

Kevin B. Smith and Christopher W. Larimer

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A comprehensive and cohesive overview of the core questions, major theoretical frameworks and key debates in the field of policy studies.

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Meet the Westview Press Team at APSA 2016

Stop by Booth #504/506we’d love to meet you!

Ada Fung

Ada Fung

Senior Acquisitions Editor, Political Science and Middle East Studies

Do you have a textbook project that you might want to publish in our Political Science list? Stop by the Westview Press Booth #504/506 to schedule a meeting with Ada!

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Katie Moore

Katie Moore

Acquisitions Editor, International Relations and Area Studies

Do you have a textbook project that you might want to publish in our Area Studies/International Relations list? Stop by the Westview Press Booth #504/506 to schedule a meeting with Katie!

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American Political Science Association 112th Annual Meeting

Pennsylvania Convention Center and Marriott Downtown | Philadelphia, PA | September, 1-4, 2016

APSA Annual Meeting Info

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Marriott Downtown Philadelphia

Exhibit Hall

Location:

Pennsylvania Convention Convention Center
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (map)
Booth Number: 504/506

Hours:

Thursday, September 1: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, September 2: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 3: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Museums in Old City Philadelphia

“Explore the museums of Philadelphia’s Old City including the Philadelphia History Museum, the African American Museum, and the world’s largest museum showcasing American Jewish history.”

The 3-Day Best of Philadelphia

“Planning a short trip or a weekend getaway? Here’s a guide to the best of Philly with suggestions for historical sights like Independence Hall or exploring the murals and museums that make up its top-notch art scene.”

Guided Tours in Philadelphia

“Taking a guided tour can be a fun and educational way to start your visit to Philadelphia. Options range from your basic history tour to a bar crawl led by guides in colonial garb.”

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Political Advertising in the United States

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Political advertising is as important as ever—ad spending records are broken each election cycle, and the volume of ads aired continues to increase. Political Advertising in the United States is a comprehensive survey of the political advertising landscape and its influence on voters. The authors, co-directors of the Wesleyan Media Project, draw from the latest data to analyze how campaign finance laws have affected the sponsorship and content of political advertising, how “big data” has allowed for more sophisticated targeting, and how the Internet and social media has changed the distribution of ads. Learn more.

Visit our YouTube channel for a collation of historical and contemporary political advertisements and other videos, organized by chapter, to supplement book discussion and inspire classroom activities.

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Presidential Power

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Presidential power is perhaps one of the most central issues in the study of the American presidency. Since Richard E. Neustadt’s classic study, first published in 1960, there has not been a book that thoroughly examines the issue of presidential power. Presidential Power: Theories and Dilemmas by noted scholar John P. Burke provides an updated and comprehensive look at the issues, constraints, and exercise of presidential power. Learn More.

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