What You Should Know About Politics-- but Don't

What You Should Know About Politics-- but Don't

A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A guide to the most relevant issues in contemporary American politics provides nonpartisan coverage of a range of topics from the war in Iraq and climate change to the economy and renewable energy sources.

Little Brown
& Co

It’s an exciting time. America is in crisis, but change is within our power. The issues matter more than ever this election year. But in a world of sound bytes and deliberate misinformation and a political scene that is literally colored by a partisan divide—blue vs. red—how does the average educated American find a reliable source that’s free of political spin? What You Think You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t breaks it all down, issue by issue, explaining who stands for what, and why—whether it’s tax cuts, outsourcing, the Kyoto Protocol, or drilling for oil in Alaska. If you’re a Democrat, a Republican, or somewhere in between, it’s the perfect book to brush up on a single topic or read through to get a deeper understanding of the often-mucky world of American politics.
The first and only issue-based nonpartisan guide to contemporary American politics. How does the average educated American find a reliable source that’s free of political spin? What You Think You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t, breaks it all down, issue by issue, explaining who stands for what, and why.

Book News
The author presents a voter's guide to the major national issues and debates being contested within mainstream two-party politics in the United States. She offers chapters on elections, the economy, foreign policy, the military, health care, energy, the environment, civil liberties, culture wars, socioeconomic policy, homeland security, education, and trade. Each chapter provides brief background before attending to current debates. Breadth of coverage is emphasized over depth and, with the exception of some footnotes, no guides to further reading are provided. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

An accessible, nonpartisan guide to the most relevant issues in contemporary American politics provides non-spin coverage of a range of topics from the war in Iraq and climate change to the economy and renewable energy sources. Original.

Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. : Distributed by Hachette Book Group USA, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781559708838
1559708832
Characteristics: xix, 313 p. ; 24 cm

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