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Publication Date: 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Div
Clucas, Richard A.
This reader is designed to illustrate specific themes within government. "Readings and Cases "juxtaposes selected texts from scholarly literature with case studies from popular publications to first define the concept at hand, then to illustrate how the concept is applied in contemporary society.Each of the sixteen chapters follows a user-friendly structure. First, a major topic within the study of state and local politics is introduced, followed by two readings culled from outside sources, and concluding with a concise summary highlighting the salient points introduced. The result is one text that examines major themes in both a classic and contemporary context. Chapter introductions present a brief statement from the author that explains the connection between the reading and case study. Chapter pedagogy includes headnotes introducing each reading, chapter review questions, and suggestions for further reading. A topic correlation chart is included to help instructors structure their course and assign appropriate readings.Clucas, Richard A. is the author of 'Readings & Cases In State And Local Politics ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780618371327 and ISBN 061837132X.