Government By the People, 2014 Elections and Updates Edition (25th Edition)

Magleby, David B., Paul C. Light, and Christine L. Nemacheck
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2015.

Government by the People provides a thorough, Constitution-based introduction to the foundational principles, processes, and institutions of American government. Throughout, authors David Magleby, Paul Light, and Christine Nemacheck highlight the central role that people play in a constitutional democracy, inspiring students to see how similarities and differences in political beliefs continue to shape government to this day. The 2014 Elections and Updates Edition includes coverage of the major issues in today’s headlines to engage students in learning, as well as to boost the relevance of course material to students’ lives.

Wagner Faculty