Texas Government: Policy and Politics / Edition 10

Texas Government: Policy and Politics / Edition 10

by Neal Tannahill
     
 

With an emphasis on public policy and active learning, this popular and highly accessible text introduces the essentials of Texas government and its often colorful politics in a way that any reader can understand.

An abundance of useful study aids and exercises in every chapter and a lively, straightforward writing style makes the material

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With an emphasis on public policy and active learning, this popular and highly accessible text introduces the essentials of Texas government and its often colorful politics in a way that any reader can understand.

An abundance of useful study aids and exercises in every chapter and a lively, straightforward writing style makes the material accessible to readers of every level. Showing them the impact that government has on their lives, this insightful and sometimes humorous critique of Texas government engages readers in the material and encourages them to become active participants in their government. The ninth edition is published as a “Longman Study Edition” and therefore contains a battery of practice chapter tests for self study and review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205621446
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
05/26/2008
Series:
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Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Public Policy in Texas1
Ch. 1The Lone Star State7
Ch. 2The National Context of State Government20
Ch. 3The Texas Constitution37
Ch. 4Participation in Texas Politics56
Ch. 5Political Parties75
Ch. 6Elections94
Ch. 7The Legislature113
Ch. 8The Executive Branch138
Ch. 9The Judicial Branch162
Ch. 10Local Government185
Ch. 11Budget Policy211
Glossary238
Credits251
Index252

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