WE THE PEOPLE offers qualities for which author Tom Patterson is known and admired. The text features an accessible narrative writing style and incorporates thoughtfully designed pedagogy. The text includes a built-in reader, with classic and contemporary readings at the end of every chapter. As a leading scholar in the field of media and politics, Patterson has skillfully interwoven strong coverage of the media and its relationship to the political process. Brief, thorough, and modern, WE THE PEOPLE provides a powerful choice for professors seeking a core American government text of outstanding authorship. 感谢您参与后浪出版公司作品的试译！ 试译要求# 忠实表达原文内容，语言文字流畅，专有名词翻译准确统一，标点使用 符合规范。交稿时稿件齐清定。 试译时间# 收到试译文件起一周 如果译稿质量过关，可以发展为固定合作译者，可享受更多福利待遇。
Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press in Harvard Kennedy School.