Keeping the Republic

9th Edition

Power and Citizenship in American Politics - Brief Edition

Christine Barbour; Gerald C. Wright
eISBN-13: 9781544393902

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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, Brief Edition, 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 Ninth Edition 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, Brief 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.



Carefully condensed from the full 10th edition by authors Christine Barbour and Gerald C. Wright, Keeping the Republic, Brief Edition, gives your students the same continuity and crucial content in a more concise, value-oriented package.



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ISBNs 9781544393896, 9781544393896, 1544393903, 9781544393902
Language English
Number of Pages 632
Edition 9th