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American Government
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American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected Module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. American Government includes updated information on the 2016 presidential election.Senior Contributing AuthorsGlen Krutz (Content Lead), University of OklahomaSylvie Waskiewicz, PhD (Lead Editor)

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Political Science
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Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
01/06/2016
Introduction to Sociology 2e
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book’s conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today’s students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/01/2012
Introduction to Sociology 2e, Work and the Economy, Economic Systems
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Understand types of economic systems and their historical development
Describe capitalism and socialism both in theory and in practice
Discussion how functionalists, conflict theorists, and symbolic interactionists view the economy and work

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Social Science
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Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e
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Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters. Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition. The first edition of Principles of Macroeconomics by OpenStax is available in web view here.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
06/29/2017
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, Macroeconomic Policy Around the World, Causes of Unemployment around the World
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain the nature and causes of unemployment
Analyze the natural rate of unemployment and the factors that affect it
Identify how undeveloped labor markets can result in the same hardships as unemployment

Subject:
Mathematics
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Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation, Pitfalls for Monetary Policy
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Analyze whether monetary policy decisions should be made more democratically
Calculate the velocity of money
Evaluate the central bank’s influence on inflation, unemployment, asset bubbles, and leverage cycles
Calculate the effects of monetary stimulus

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model, Introduction to the Aggregate Supply–Aggregate Demand Model
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In this chapter, you will learn about:
Macroeconomic Perspectives on Demand and Supply
Building a Model of Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Shifts in Aggregate Supply
Shifts in Aggregate Demand
How the AD/AS Model Incorporates Growth, Unemployment, and Inflation
Keynes’ Law and Say’s Law in the AD/AS Model

Subject:
Mathematics
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Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model, Macroeconomic Perspectives on Demand and Supply
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain Say’s Law and understand why it primarily applies in the long run
Explain Keynes’ Law and understand why it primarily applies in the short run

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model, Shifts in Aggregate Demand
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain how imports influence aggregate demand
Identify ways in which business confidence and consumer confidence can affect aggregate demand
Explain how government policy can change aggregate demand
Evaluate why economists disagree on the topic of tax cuts

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Impacts of Government Borrowing, Fiscal Policy and the Trade Balance
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Discuss twin deficits as they related to budget and trade deficit
Explain the relationship between budget deficits and exchange rates
Explain the relationship between budget deficits and inflation
Identify causes of recessions

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Date Added:
09/20/2018