Practicing Texas Politics, 2009-2010 Update / Edition 13

Practicing Texas Politics, 2009-2010 Update / Edition 13

by Lyle Brown, Joyce A. Langenegger, Sonia R. Garcia, Ted Lewis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0547227639

ISBN-13: 9780547227634

Pub. Date: 01/29/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Comprehensive and current, this market-leading text combines a survey of Texas government with coverage of public policy and relevant readings in each chapter. Fully updated coverage in the Thirteenth Edition includes: the Growth of Texas's Diverse Population, Party Primaries and the General Election in 2008, the regular session of the 80th legislature, New

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Comprehensive and current, this market-leading text combines a survey of Texas government with coverage of public policy and relevant readings in each chapter. Fully updated coverage in the Thirteenth Edition includes: the Growth of Texas's Diverse Population, Party Primaries and the General Election in 2008, the regular session of the 80th legislature, New Laws Affecting Texas Government, Policy Changes for Education and the Environment, and the State Budget for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547227634
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/29/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Note: Each chapter concludes with Looking Ahead, a Chapter Summary, Key Terms, Learning Check Answers, Discussion Questions, Internet Resources, and Notes. 1. The Environment of Texas Politics. 2. Federalism and the Texas Constitution. 3. Local Governments. 4. Political Parties. 5. The Politics of Elections. 6. The Politics of Interest Groups. 7. The Legislature. 8. The Executive. 9. Public Policy and Administration. 10. Laws, Courts, and Justice. 11. Finance and Fiscal Policy.

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