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Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks

Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks by Marcus D. Allen, Wheaton College & Sherri L. Wallace, University of Louisville Political science students learn the fundamental principles and […]

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Review of Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race

Review of Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race by Michelle D. Deardorff, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga We are regularly confronted in the classroom by the need to […]

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Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates

Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates by Rongal D. Watson, Beloit College In this essay, I recount the rationale for emphasizing race in an introductory American […]

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Resource of the Week: American Politics: Descriptive & Substantive Representation Discussion Assignment

American Politics: Descriptive & Substantive Representation Discussion Assignment by Anita Chadha The P4 program produces innovative teaching materials based on cutting-edge political science research. We created materials for a guided discussion that will take place […]

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A Model Minority? The Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks

A Model Minority? The Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks by Okiyoshi Takeda, Aoyama Gakuin University Asian Pacific Americans are a racial group that is often viewed in stereotypes, […]

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Resource of the Week: Satire Critical Analysis Assignment

Satire Critical Analysis Assignment by Rebecca Glazier This is an assignment for a one-page critical analysis of a piece of satire identified by the student. Some people may think that political science is dry and […]