Texas Government: Policy and Politics / Edition 10

Texas Government: Policy and Politics / Edition 10

by Neal Tannahill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205621449

ISBN-13: 9780205621446

Pub. Date: 05/26/2008

Publisher: Longman

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

Overview

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:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Policymaking Process

Chapter One: The People, Economy, and Political Culture of Texas

Chapter Two: Texas Constitution

Chapter Three: The Federal Context of Texas Policymaking

Chapter Four: Political Participation

Chapter Five: Interest Groups

Chapter Six: Political Parties

Chapter Seven: Elections

Chapter Eight: The Texas Legislature

Chapter Nine: Executive Branch

Chapter Ten: Judicial Branch

Chapter Eleven: City Government

Chapter Twelve: Counties, School Districts, and Special Districts

Chapter Thirteen: State Budget Policy

Chapter Fourteen: Criminal Justice

Practice Tests

Glossary

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