Keeping the Republic

10th Edition

Power and Citizenship in American Politics

Christine Barbour; Gerald C. Wright
eISBN-13: 9781544393681

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Keeping the Republic gives students the power to

examine the narrative of what′s going on in American politics,
distinguish fact from fiction and balance from bias, and
influence the message through informed citizenship.

Keeping the Republic draws students into the study of American politics, showing them how to think critically about "who gets what, and how" while exploring the twin themes of power and citizenship.



The thoroughly updated Tenth Edition considers the influences of today’s technology and social media on politics and civic engagement. With the communication of ideas and information easier than ever, it’s increasingly challenging to filter through all the voices and biases to assess the facts and find balance. Throughout the text and its features, authors Christine Barbour and Gerald C. Wright show students how to effectively apply the critical thinking skills they develop to the political information they encounter every day. Students are challenged to deconstruct prevailing political narratives and effectively harness the political power of the information age for themselves.



New content analyzes not only the 2020 election results and Supreme Court rulings, but also examines the activism of the Black Lives Matter movement, political outsiders in campaigns and party nominations, the federal government′s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the presidency of Donald Trump. With students living through one of the most challenging periods in American life, Keeping the Republic, Tenth Edition, is there to be a much-needed resource to help them make sense of politics in America today and become savvy consumers of political information.



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ISBNs 9781544393728, 9781544393728, 1544393687, 9781544393681
Language English
Number of Pages 744
Edition 10th