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1. America the unusual Book , Print in English
John W. Kingdon. 1999 .

Kingdon, John W.

"America the Unusual by John Kingdon explores the uniqueness of the American system of government and how it acquired its distinctiveness. Kingdon argues that America is fundamentally different from other industrialized countries and surveys diverse perspectives on American…
Richard M. Valelly. 2013 .

Valelly, Richard M.

1. Elements of American democracy -- 2. presidency -- 3. Congress and its bicameralism -- 4. legislative-executive process -- 5. Supreme Court -- 6. Bureaucracy -- 7. Public opinion and its influence -- 8. Political parties and democratic choice -- 9. partisan revival…
Christopher H. Achen, Larry M. Bartels. 2016 .

Achen, Christopher H.,

Achen and Bartels argue that democratic theory needs to be founded on identity groups and political parties, not on the preferences of individual voters. Democracy for Realists provides a powerful challenge to conventional thinking, pointing the way toward a fundamentally…
4. Federalism and the making of America Book , Print in English
David Brian Robertson. 2012 .

Robertson, David Brian, 1951-

Though Americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation's past, present, and future. Federalism--the division of government authority between the national government and the states--affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American.…
5. The imperial presidency Book , Print in English
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ; with a new introduction. 2004 .

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007

Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein. 2016 .

Mann, Thomas E.,

Preface to the 2016 paperback edition -- Introduction -- The problem. The new politics of hostage taking ; The seeds of dysfunction ; Beyond the debt ceiling fiasco…
[by] Mancur Olson, Jr. 1965 .

Olson, Mancur.

Mark A. Graber. 2015 .

Graber, Mark A.,

"A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism is the first text to study the entirety of American constitutionalism, not just the traces that appear in Supreme Court decisions. Mark A. Graber both explores and offers original answers to such central questions as: What is a…
10. The Oxford handbook of the U.S. Constitution Book , Print in English
edited by Mark Tushnet, Mark A. Graber, and Sanford Levinson. 2016 .

The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution offers a comprehensive overview and introduction to the U.S. Constitution from the perspectives of history, political science, law, rights, and constitutional themes, while focusing on its development, structures, rights, and role in…
Samuel Kernell, University of California, San Diego, Steven S. Smith, Washington… 2016 .

edited by Samuel Kernell, Steven S. Smith. 2010 .

edited by Samuel Kernell, Steven S. Smith. 2000 .

1. Designing institutions. from The logic of collective action / Mancur Olson, Jr. -- form Analyzing politics / Kenneth A. Shepsle and Mark S. Bonchek -- Everything must go! / Beth Dickey -- The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin…
William G. Howell and Terry M. Moe. 2016 .

Howell, William G.,

"Our government is failing us. Can we simply blame polarization, the deregulation of campaign finance, or some other nefarious force? What if the roots go much deeper, to our nation's start? In Relic, the political scientists William Howell and Terry Moe boldly argue that nothing…
Paul Frymer. 1999 .

Frymer, Paul.

Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Competitive Parties and the "Invisibility" of Captured Groups -- Ch. 3. National Party Competition and the Disenfranchisement of Black Voters in the South, 1866-1932 -- Ch. 4. Capture Inside the Democratic Party, 1965-1996…
by Ta-Nehisi Coates. 2017 .

Coates, Ta-Nehisi,

A portrait of the historic Barack Obama era features essays originally published in "The Atlantic," including "Fear of a Black President" and "The Case for Reparations," as well as new essays revisiting each year of the Obama administration.
Ta-Nehisi Coates. 2017 .

Coates, Ta-Nehisi,

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18. The years of Lyndon Johnson Book , Print in English
Robert A. Caro. 1982 .

Caro, Robert A.

[v. 1.] The path to power -- [v. 2.] Means of ascent -- [v. 3.] Master of the Senate -- [v. 4.] The passage of power.