Legislative Politics Products

  • The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System

    Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy, 6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government—covering key topics like the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country’s most complex – and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • American Government

    Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure, 1st Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    American Government: Constitutional Democracy Under Pressure highlights the necessary tension between our constitutional principles and institutions and the populist heat that sometimes roils our national politics, especially at the current political moment. Our constitutional democracy has been…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Gun Control

    7th Edition

    By Robert J. Spitzer, Robert J. Spitzer, Robert J. Spitzer

    The new edition of this classic text covers the latest developments in American gun policy, including shooting incidents plaguing the American landscape--especially the Orlando nightclub shootings, the San Bernardino incident, and the ongoing legacy of Sandy Hook--placing them in context with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Environmental Policy and Politics

    7th Edition

    By Michael E. Kraft

    Covering global threats such as climate change, population growth, and loss of biodiversity, as well as national, state, and local problems of environmental pollution, energy use, and natural resource use and conservation, Environmental Policy and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Global Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Patrick M. Regan

    In 2009 the US House of Representatives passed legislation requiring reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 18 percent over the coming decade. Later that year, President Obama went to Copenhagen to sign a treaty requiring reductions by 50 percent over a two-decade period. The President came back…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Congressional Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie L. Carson

    As the U.S. Congress has steadily evolved, so too has our understanding of the institution. New Directions in Congressional Politics offers an accessible overview of the current developments in our understanding of America’s legislative branch. Jamie L. Carson helps students bridge the gap between…

    Paperback – 2011-07-12
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

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