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Published: 
June 2017
Page Count: 
258
ISBN: 
978-1-4533-8459-6

An Introduction to Politics

Version 2.0 By: T.M. Sell

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  • Brief, concise approach.
  • Coverage that is relevant to students.
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Political Science, U.S. Government

An Introduction to Politics is a concise narrative that depicts the intersection of politics and policy and discusses the inevitable trade-offs to demonstrate why politics matter in students’ daily lives. Sell draws extensively from US-based and comparative examples to illustrate how government has evolved, how it functions, and why it is designed the way it is.

New in This Version:
  • Revised opening chapter with a sharper focus on political economy.
  • Updated chapter on ideologies and isms.
  • Up-to-date coverage of recent development in world politics, including Brexit and the election of Trump.

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T.m. sell

T.M. Sell Highline College

T.M. Sell spent twenty years as a working journalist covering business, the economy, and politics, before finishing his Ph.D. and taking up teaching. He also worked for several years as a staff member in the Washington state legislature. He is a past president of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, the Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, a former Washington Civic Educator of the Year, and a successful playwright. He currently teaches political science, economics, and journalism at Highline College near Seattle.
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