American Politics: A Graphic History

byLaura LockerIllustratorJulia Scheele

September 21, 2018|
American Politics: A Graphic History by Laura Locker
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Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, illustrator Jules Scheele teams up with Dr Laura Locker in this comic-book introduction to the political history of the Land of Opportunity.

How did a political outsider like Trump win the 2016 presidential election? Why do some Americans feel so strongly about gun rights? Is there a role for more than two political parties in the system?

Politics isn''t something that just occurs in the West Wing or the gleaming Capitol building - it comes from the interaction between state and society, the American people living their daily lives. In this unique graphic guide, we follow modern citizens as they explore everything from the United States'' political culture, the Constitution and the balance of power, to social movements, the role of the media, and tensions over race, immigration, and LGBT rights.

Step right up, and see what lies beneath the pageantry and headlines of this great nation.

Laura Locker has a doctorate in political science from Johns Hopkins University and has taught American and comparative politics courses to university students in Portland, Oregon. She''s particularly interested in political economics and sociology, and issues of race, class and gender.   Jules Scheele is an illustrator, graphic facili...
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Title:American Politics: A Graphic History
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:176 pages, 10 X 6.97 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 10 X 6.97 X 0.4 in
Published:September 21, 2018
Publisher:Icon Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781785783456

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