American Government: Stories of a Nation – PDF

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  • Author: Scott Franklin Abernathy
  • File Size: 12 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 600 Pages
  • Publisher: CQ Press; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: January 22, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07C6JMNK1
  • ISBN-10: 1544307365, 1544324448, 1544324456, 1544307381, 154430739X, 1544307373
  • ISBN-13: 9781544307367, 9781544324449, 9781544324456, 9781544307381, 9781544307398, 9781544307374

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About The Author

Scott Franklin Abernathy

Scott Franklin Abernathy

Dr. Scott F. Abernathy is a Texas native who grew up in Fort Worth. He worked for three months with Mother Theresa's Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India, while an undergraduate at Dartmouth College. Scott served as an on-the-street mentor for homeless teens in Boston, MA, with The Bridge, a non-profit multi-service youth organization, after graduation, aiming to do service work closer to home. Dr. Abernathy then earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction and went on to teach fourth and seventh grade in Wisconsin public schools.

He earned an M.P.A. in domestic policy and then a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University in order to learn more about the fundamental processes that drove the educational outcomes he was seeking to improve.

Dr. Abernathy is now an associate professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor. He is also the author of two books published by the University of Michigan Press: School Choice and the Future of American Democracy and No Child Left Behind and the Public Schools.

Though Scott claims that becoming a "streetworker" was the most life-changing job he's ever had, this textbook and the opportunity to educate college gstudents by writing—rather than a subway stop, a squat, or a classroom—is pretty awesome as well.

In American Government: Stories of a Nation, (PDF), creator Scott Abernathy tunes in to the voices of America’s individuals, displaying how completely different concepts all through our nation’s historical past have formed our political establishments, our traits, the legal guidelines we reside by, the way in which we take part and behave, and the challenges we face. His storytelling method brings the important thing ideas of authorities to life, making them memorable and significant, and permitting all college students to see themselves mirrored within the pages. For the brand new Brief Edition, Abernathy has fastidiously summarized and up to date the content material from the Full model, supplying you with the knowledge you need–and the tales you’ll be able to relate to–in a extra concise, worth-oriented package deal.


“Timely and effectively written and well timed… The tales really feel pure, not pressured or strained.” — Thomas Baldino “Abernathy’s textbook differentiates itself by means of the mix of historic references and up to date examples.” — James Ronan “One of probably the most understandable textbooks I’ve learn; good for non-majors who aren’t serious about quite a few theories, however don’t wish to be talked right down to.” — William Housel “American Government: Stories of a Nation, Brief Edition, opinions the essential areas and assists information college students alongside to what they need to know… I’m assured this technique is what college students are looking for.” — Frank Fuller NOTE: The product only contains the ebook, American Government: Stories of a Nation in PDF. No access codes are included.


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