For courses in American government Grounded in the most authoritative scholarship available in the introductory course, Government by the Peopleis a complete introduction to American Government and the discipline of Political Science. It is built around a simple goal to make students effective participants in our political culture by making them informed consumers of that culture. With a new, engaging design and three new, compelling features, the 22nd edition of Government by the People continues in the long tradition of the book that has been the cornerstone of American Government classes for over 50 years. As we enter this very complex political era, there is no more reliable text to help you advance your students from being simple onlookers to knowledgeable participants in the American political experience. Available in 9 different versions to fit the specific needs of your course. Government by the People, National, State, Local Edition 0-13-239149-X Government By the People, National Edition 0-13-243441-5 Government By the People, Basic Edition 0-13-243442-3 Government by the People Custom Edition 0-13-239498-7 Government by the People, Brief Edition 0-13-157817-0 Government by the People, California Edition 0-13-239499-5 Government by the People, California Brief Edition 0-13-613193-X Government By The People, Texas Edition 0-13-243443-1 Government by the People, Texas Brief Edition 0-13-613186-7Magleby, David B. is the author of 'Government by the People California Edition', published 2007 under ISBN 9780132394994 and ISBN 0132394995.