Essentials of Texas Politics / Edition 7

Essentials of Texas Politics / Edition 7

by Richard H. Kraemer, Charldean Newell, David F. Prindle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534548466

ISBN-13: 9780534548469

Pub. Date: 12/12/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This concise yet comprehensive overview compares the reality of Texas politics to the democratic ideal through a thought-provoking reform orientation. Unlike survey texts, this lively paperback engages students in controversial issues and encourages them to participate in class debate.

Overview

This concise yet comprehensive overview compares the reality of Texas politics to the democratic ideal through a thought-provoking reform orientation. Unlike survey texts, this lively paperback engages students in controversial issues and encourages them to participate in class debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534548469
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/12/1997
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 9.99(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Context of Texas Politics. 2. The Constitutional Setting. 3. Interest Groups and Lobbying.
4. Ideology and Political Parties. 5. Voters, Campaigns, and Elections. 6. The Texas Legislature.
7. The Governor and State Administration. 8. The Judiciary and the System of Justice. 9. Local Government. 10. The State Economy and the Financing of State Government. 11. Issues in Public Policy. Appendix: A Research Guide to Texas Politics. Glossary. Index.

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