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The Politics of Power: A Critical Introduction to American Government (Sixth Edition) 6th Edition

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ISBN-10: 0393933253
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Ira Katznelson is Columbia University's Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History. Having served as president of the American Political Science Association, he is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He is also the author of Fear Itself and When Affirmative Action Was White.

Mark Kesselman is professor emeritus of political science at Columbia University and co-editor of the International Political Science Review. He is co-author and co-editor of European Politics in Transition and editor of The Politics of Globalization.

Alan Draper is a professor of government at St. Lawrence University. He is the author of Conflict of Interests: Organized Labor and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955–1967 and co-author of The Good Society: An Introduction to Comparative Politics.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 6 edition (August 6, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393933253
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393933253
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #574,636 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I had to buy this book for my POLS 130 class at the University of Hawai`i: West O`ahu. Its an interesting read if you have a good teacher who pairs the reading with the lecture so you can further understand what is going on.
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OK text, opinionated, but very informative. Written in a manner which encourages introspective questions. Succeeds in promoting discussions regarding text material.
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the book is a bit biased, but its easy to understand and i love the current and past examples used in the book.
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This book is awful. The foreword should have been written by Fidel Castro. If your school requires this book, get your money back for that class and get another elective, ya heard? This book could have been written by any 12-14 year old from Cuba because anti-Capitalism is driven into their impovershed heads from day one.
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The price is fantastic for the class I' m taking the teacher said we will not need it as much so this is just perfect to purchase an old instead of a new book!!!
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