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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205936083ISBN-13 9780205936083
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-88400-8ISBN-13 978-0-205-88400-1
Author(s): David B. Magleby; Paul C. Light; Christine L. Nemacheck
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 600
Description

Understand the foundations of American Government

Government by the PeopleBrief Edition offers straightforward coverage of the fundamental principles, processes, and institutions of American government, and discusses the important role people play in a constitutional democracy.  The authors encourage students to see how people’s similarities, differences, attitudes, and beliefs shape government today.  

By emphasizing the accomplishments of a government of the people, bythe people, and forthe people, this text encourages and motivates students to participate actively in making the democracy more vital and responsive to the problems facing our nation today.  

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