American Government and Politics Today - Texas Edition, 2006-2007 / Edition 12 by Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley, Barbara A. Bardes, William Earl Maxwell | | 9780534580810 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
American Government and Politics Today - Texas Edition, 2006-2007 / Edition 12

American Government and Politics Today - Texas Edition, 2006-2007 / Edition 12

by Steffen W. Schmidt, Mack C. Shelley, Barbara A. Bardes, William Earl Maxwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534580815

ISBN-13: 9780534580810

Pub. Date: 07/22/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship with AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: TEXAS EDITION. You will find balanced, unbiased, up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes along with a wide range of viewpoints that give you rich, nuanced insight into the

Overview

Experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship with AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: TEXAS EDITION. You will find balanced, unbiased, up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes along with a wide range of viewpoints that give you rich, nuanced insight into the political system and decision-making processes of the Lone Star State.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534580810
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
984
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The American System. 1. The Democratic Republic. 2. The Constitution. Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America. 3. Federalism. Part Two: Civil Rights and Liberties. 4. Civil Liberties. 5. Civil Rights Part Three: People and Politics. 6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 7. Interest Groups. 8. Political Parties. 9. Campaigns, Nominations, and Elections. 10. The Media and Cyberpolitics. Part Four: Political Institutions. 11. The Congress. 12. The Presidency. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Courts. Part Five: Public Policy. 15. The Domestic Policy 16. Economic Policy 17. Foreign Policy Part Six: Texas Government 18. Texas History and Culture. 19. The Texas Constitution. 20. Interest Groups. 21. Political Parties in Texas. 22. Voting and Elections. 23. The Texas Legislature. 24. The Executive Branch. 25. The Judiciary, Law & Due Process. 26. Local Government. Appendix A-The Declaration of Independence. Appendix B-How to Read Case Citations and Find Court Decisions. Appendix C-Federalist Papers Nos. 10, 51, and 78 Appendix D-Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1900 to the Present. Appendix E- Party Control of Congress, 1900 to the Present. Appendix F- Spanish Equivalents for Important Terms in American Government. Glossary.

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