McClain & Tauber make an extraordinary contribution to undergraduate teaching by explicating the fundamentals of American politics through the prism of race. --Michael Rodriguez, Richard J. Stockton College of New Jersey
McClain and Tauber identified and filled a hole in the American politics textbook market. This outstanding book offers a new and innovative perspective on American Government. Beyond providing a solid foundation for understanding the functioning of American Government, McClain and Tauber use race, ethnicity, and gender as a lens to analyze every aspect of the American political system. For scholars looking for a comprehensive American Government textbook that deals with race, ethnicity, and gender in a thorough way, this is the best book on the market. --Stefanie Chambers, Trinity College
About the Author
Paula D. McClain
is Professor of Political Science at Duke University and a premier author, scholar, and series editor of numerous works on urban, racial, and ethnic politics. She is particularly valued for her commitment to mentoring students from every background.Steven C. Tauber
is Associate Professor of Government and International Affairs at the University of South Florida and known for his work on a variety of national and global legal studies and civil and animal rights, among others.