This thorough glossary explains the key concepts, institutions, personalities, and events most commonly referred to in the teaching of U.S. politics and government. The author has emphasized accessibility, in order to provide students with a ready source of knowledge that can supplement core reading. The book will help students to address any gaps they may have in their understanding of U.S. politics, which, in turn, will make studying this fascinating subject all the more rewarding and enjoyable.
About the author
Alex Thomson is Principal Lecturer in Politics at Coventry University.
“This will constitute a useful guide for students of American politics.”—Michael Bailey, Georgetown University
“This essential book explains the concepts, institutions, personalities, and events that are widely used in teaching U.S. politics and government. It will serve as a companion volume and a stepping stone to further study.”—Edward Ashbee, Copenhagen Business School