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  • Facilitating Deep Learning

    Pathways to Success for University and College Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Julian Hermida

    Deep learning is a committed approach to learning. It is a process of constructing and interpreting new knowledge in light of prior cognitive structures and experiences, which can be applied in new, unfamiliar contexts. Deep learning produces learning that lasts a lifetime; and it results in better…

    Hardback – 2014-07-01
    Apple Academic Press

  • Putin Redux

    Power and Contradiction in Contemporary Russia, 1st Edition

    By Richard Sakwa

    This book builds on the strengths of the previous volumes by the same author to provide the most detailed and nuanced account of the man, his politics and his profound influence on Russian politics, foreign policy and society. However, this is not a new edition of the earlier books but is an…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Sex

    Public Opinion, Parties, and Presidential Elections, 1st Edition

    By Susan B. Hansen

    The American cultural landscape has shifted considerably since the 1990s. As church attendance has declined, seculars have increased in number and in political involvement. The economy was supposed to be the most important issue in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but social issues such as gay rights…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge

  • Governing Metropolitan Areas

    Growth and Change in a Networked Age, 2nd Edition

    By David K. Hamilton

    Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs. Yet…

    Paperback – 2014-04-21
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Interest Group Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Grossmann

    Reflecting cutting edge scholarship but written for undergraduates, New Directions in Interest Group Politics will help students think critically about influence in the American political system. There is no shortage of fear about "the special interests" in American political debate, but reliable…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Politics and Rhetoric

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By James Martin

    Rhetoric is the art of speech and persuasion, the study of argument and, in Classical times, an essential component in the education of the citizen. For rhetoricians, politics is a skill to be performed and not merely observed. Yet in modern democracies we often suspect political speech of malign…

    Paperback – 2013-09-24
    Routledge

  • A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Marietta

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Campaigning for President 2012

    Strategy and Tactics, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dennis W. Johnson

    In this important and timely volume, Dennis W. Johnson has assembled an outstanding team of political scientists and political professionals to examine one of the fiercest and most closely fought presidential elections of our time. Like its predecessor, Campaigning for President 2008, Campaigning…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

    10th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Constitutional and Administrative Law (Public Law) is a dynamic and challenging area of law which has an impact on all of our lives. Whenever a government is elected, a new piece of legislation is passed or a citizen’s rights are abused, it is Public Law which provides the legal framework within…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24
    Routledge

  • American Government and Popular Discontent

    Stability without Success, 1st Edition

    By Steven E. Schier, Todd E. Eberly

    Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America’s most pressing political problems. How did U.S. politics get to this point? Contemporary American politics got much of its shape from the transformations brought about from the 1950s to the 1980s.…

    Paperback – 2013-05-29
    Routledge

  • The American Elections of 2012

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Steven E. Schier

    The 2012 American elections were highly competitive, with the unusually close partisan balance making the elections an opportunity for each of the two major parties. This book assembles leading political scientists and political journalists to explain the 2012 election results and their…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Human Side of Disaster

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

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