Countries and Concepts: Politics, Geography, Culture
Systematically examines politics from around the world Highly readable and thought-provoking, Countries and Concepts introduces students to the ... Show synopsis Systematically examines politics from around the world Highly readable and thought-provoking, Countries and Concepts introduces students to the politics and governments of the world and bolsters their civic education by considering the historical, political, economic, geographical, and moral aspects of democracy. This title presents accessible and in-depth studies of four European nations plus China, and briefly covers seven other nations. Readers will consider similarities and differences in five key areas of each country to facilitate comparative analysis, defining important concepts and integrating examples from current events throughout. REVEL from Pearson is an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's student read, think, and learn. REVEL modernizes familiar and respected course content withd ynamic media interactives and assessments, and empowers educators to increase engagement in the course, better connecting with students. The result is increased student engagement and improved learning. REVEL for Rosin's Countries and Concepts, 13/e will be available for Fall 2014 classes. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: * Immersive Learning Experiences with REVEL: REVEL delivers immersive learning experiences designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. * Explores Concepts and Current Events: Each country study examines history, institutions, political culture, interests, and quarrels to facilitate cross-national comparison and to understand democracy. * Improve Critical Thinking: Geography, Democracy, Personalities, Political Culture, Comparison, and new China Lessons boxes develop a more contextualized understanding of each country. * Focused Learning with Pedagogically-Driven Design: An array of pedagogical tools focus students on key terms and ideas. Features include: learning objectives, marginal glossaries, chapter-ending questions, and "Why This Country Matters" sections. * Instructor Support: An instructor's manual, test bank, and PowerPoint presentations provide more teaching resources.