American Government in Black and White: Diversity and Democracy, Fifth Edition, covers the standard topics found in an Introduction to American Government text while also speaking to today's students who want to examine how racial inequality has shaped--and will continue to shape--who we are and what we believe. Authors Paula D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber address issues of inequality in American government, including the U.S. Constitution, key political institutions, the making of public policy while showing how to measure and evaluate the importance of equality in America, from its founding up to today.
About the Author
Paula D. McClain is James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Professor of Public Policy, and Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education at Duke University. She is the Immediate Past President of the American Political Science Association. Steven C. Tauber is Professor of Political Science and former Chair of the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida.