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Book: Attenuated Democracy (Hubert)

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    73431
  • Attenuated Democracy is an engaging and relevant textbook for introductory U.S. government courses. From the opening letter to students through to the end, Attenuated Democracy has a clear narrative that helps students understand who has power in the American political system, why they have power, and what ordinary Americans can do to better balance the system—all while conveying the important concepts and ideas that any survey of U.S. government is expected to cover. Student feedback about Attenuated Democracy has been strongly positive. As one student put it, the text’s “straightforwardness in admitting its own ideological commitments and perspective, as well as the consistent effort at accessibility and real-world relevance, were very refreshing. I rather like the way the text is formatted, with short, focused chapters and a list of references available for students who want to dig deeper into a particular topic.”

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