American Government: Your Voice, Your Future
Published in February of 2011, the 4th edition fully incorporates 2010 election coverage while providing students with a comparative perspective on American government. Kerbel speaks to and with students about the citizenship choices available to them while presenting American government in terms they can relate to and appreciate. A natural, relaxed writing style promotes a sense of a conversation between author and reader. Students are invited to explore how theory is connected to practice, whether their ideas about government are rooted in opinion or fact, and why political actors act the way they do.