Government and Politics in the Lone Star State

Government and Politics in the Lone Star State : Theory and Practice

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For introductory courses in Texas Government and Politics and American National and Texas Government/Politics.Reflecting the insights of authors who have written about, taught, or participated in Texas government and politics for over 30 years, this text explores Texas government and its relationship to the people it serves and to the federal and local governments that form the American political system. Merging the writing styles of an academic and a professional newsman, this treatment of Texas Politics is scholarly and exceedingly more

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  • Paperback | 499 pages
  • 177.8 x 235 x 19.1mm | 707.62g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130340502
  • 9780130340504

Table of contents

1. The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics. 2. The Texas Constitution. 3. Intergovernmental Relationships. 4. Interest Groups and Power in Texas Politics. 5. The Mass Media in Texas Politics. 6. The Party System in Texas. 7. Elections, Campaigns, and Political Behavior. 8. The Texas Legislature. 9. The Texas Executive. 10. The Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation. 11. The Judicial System in Texas. 12. Local Government in Texas: Cities, Towns, Counties, and Special Districts. 13. Contemporary Public Policy Issues in Texas. Glossary. Photo Credits. more

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