American Government

Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 432 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.

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“Can We All Get Along?”: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics

Paula D. McClain with Jessica D. Johnson Carew

Seventh Edition • July 12, 2017 • 368 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$54.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$32.99 CAD

A brief but comprehensive overview of the historical issues and current concerns of racial minorities in American politics

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American Constitutional Law, Volume II: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments

Ralph A. Rossum, G. Alan Tarr

Tenth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 952 pages

Print: $105.00 USD/$136.50 CAD • Ebook: $69.99 USD/$69.99 CAD

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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American Constitutional Law, Volume I: The Structure of Government

Ralph A. Rossum and G. Alan Tarr

Tenth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 704 pages

Print: $95.00 USD/$123.50 CAD • Ebook: $64.99 USD/$64.99 CAD

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, 2-Volume Set

Ralph A. Rossum, G. Alan Tarr

Ninth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 1500 pages

Print: $175.00 USD/$227.99 CAD • Ebook: $114.99 USD/$114.99 CAD

A comprehensive core textbook and casebook that emphasizes precedent setting cases and alternative constitutional positions for courses in constitutional law and civil liberties.

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Political Advertising in the United States

Erika Franklin Fowler, Michael M. Franz, and Travis N. Ridout

First Edition • February 23, 2016 • 216 pages

Print: $29.00 USD/$37.50 CAD • Ebook: $19.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

Click here to read a sample from Political Advertising in the United States. 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…

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Presidential Power: Theories and Dilemmas

John P. Burke

First Edition • March 15, 2016 • 270 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

A broad and comprehensive analysis of the theories of presidential power, from early notions of presidential power and Neustadt’s “power to persuade” theory, to Kernell’s concept of “going public,” and theories of “historical time” and “internal time.”

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Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

Thomas T. Holyoke

First Edition • March 1, 2014 • 352 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

An examination of interest group politics, lobbying, and their role in the political decision-making process

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Administrative Law for Public Managers

David H. Rosenbloom

Second Edition • August 5, 2014 • 240 pages

Print: $34.00 USD/$43.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

This book provides students with a comprehensive overview of the main aspects of administrative law in the U.S, as well as an understanding of the broad, complex, and integral role administrative law plays in governance.

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Judicial Politics in the United States

Mark C. Miller

First Edition • August 5, 2014 • 448 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Judicial Politics in the United States helps students grasp the basics of the U.S. court system and legal processes while locating the courts within the broader system of government in the United States.

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