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American Democracy in Context - Vantage Digital Option



January 2020 | CQ Press
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American Democracy in Context provides a combined comparative and historical approach to inspire students to better understand, care, and become active citizens. American Democracy in Context – Vantage Digital Option delivers the trusted content from Maltese's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About American Democracy in Context

American Democracy in Context provides a combined comparative and historical approach to inspire students to better understand, care, and become active citizens.

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KEY FEATURES OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IN CONTEXT
  • Perspective chapter-opening vignettes set the stage for the rest of the chapter discussion, as well as help students see political connections, by comparing a historical moment, current event, or policy in the United States to that of another country. 

  • Picture Yourself exercises help students to fully understand and appreciate different aspects of American government by encouraging them to consider what it would be like to experience some aspect of the political system of another country or of the U.S. at another period of time or from a particular vantage point.

  • Consequences for Democracy sections provide thought-provoking summaries for each chapter to help students understand the distinctive features of American politics as well as the common features of democracy.

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