Contra Costa College Library will be open some Saturdays in Nov & Dec from 10am - 1:45pm for limited use: study rooms, computers, & reserve textbooks. Nov 4, Nov 18, and Dec 2 only
POLSC 125 curated list - Government of the United States
POLSC 125 curated list
American Government in Black and White, 5th Edition (McClain and Tauber) (2021)
Book (CCC Reserve 4th ed (5 copies); 5th ed (2 copies) 53.01)
American Government 3e (Krutz and Waskiewicz), (2022) LibreTexts (CC BY)peer-reviewed textbook intended for a one-semester course on US government. Topics covered across 17 chapters include: the US Constitution, federalism, civil liberties, civil rights, public opinion, voting behavior and elections, the media, political parties, interest groups and lobbying, Congress, the presidency, courts, state and local government, the bureaucracy, domestic policy, and foreign policy.
Introduction to Political Science. (Rom, Hidaka, and Walker), (2022) Openstax (CC BY 4.0)topics including: the study of politics, political behavior, political ideologies, civil liberties, public opinion, group political activity, civil rights, political parties and elections, legislatures, executives, bureaucracies, courts and law, the media, international relations, international institutions, and international political economy.
Note: The library can buy both print and electronic copies of titles like those listed. In the past, the library has purchased up to 3 print copies of a reserve title. We are not able to buy multiple copies of eBook titles. When possible, the library buys eBooks that can have unlimited simultaneous users. However, per the publisher, some eBooks are limited to 3 or even 1 user at a time. The library does not buy class sets of books. For class sets please contact Maritez Apigo for a grant application.