Government and Politics of Texas / Edition 7

Government and Politics of Texas / Edition 7

by Gary M. Halter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073378984

ISBN-13: 9780073378985

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.

Examining and comparing the Lone Star State to the rest of the nation, this text provides students with a broad understanding of the factors that make Texas unique. The seventh edition includes a brand new chapter on Public Policy in Texas, with emphasis on policies directly relating to students. Updated information on a host of issues in Texas state and local

Overview

Examining and comparing the Lone Star State to the rest of the nation, this text provides students with a broad understanding of the factors that make Texas unique. The seventh edition includes a brand new chapter on Public Policy in Texas, with emphasis on policies directly relating to students. Updated information on a host of issues in Texas state and local government, including population growth, constitutional amendments, and changing partisanship in the Texas legislature is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073378985
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Texas Government

2: The State Constitution and the American Federal System

3: Participation in Texas Politics

4: Interest Groups in Texas Politics

5: Political Parties in Texas

6: Elections and Campaigns in Texas

7: The Texas Legislature

8: The Office of Governor and State Agencies in Texas

9: The Court System in Texas

10: Financing State Government

11: Local Governments in Texas

12: Public Policy in Texas

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