Gateways to Democracy
Publication Date 16 Dec 16
OverviewGATEWAYS TO DEMOCRACY introduces the American political system to students, pointing out in each chapter the 'gateways' that facilitate, or at times block, participation. In emphasizing how the political system works, and how individuals and groups have opened gates to influence public policy, the text helps students see the relevance of government in their lives. The fourth edition provides coverage of the 2016 election, as well as enhanced discussion of diversity and participation that reflects the changing demographic infrastructure in America today.