Texas Politics, 9th Edition / Edition 9

Texas Politics, 9th Edition / Edition 9

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

ISBN-10: 0534631290

ISBN-13: 9780534631291

Pub. Date: 12/24/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


TEXAS POLITICS is a comprehensive text that explicitly and critically compares realities to the ideals described by democratic theory. The framework compares the reality of Texas government and politics to the three main themes: democratic ideals, conservatism, and conflict. Boxed features in every chapter bring the text to life by providing human examples of…  See more details below

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TEXAS POLITICS is a comprehensive text that explicitly and critically compares realities to the ideals described by democratic theory. The framework compares the reality of Texas government and politics to the three main themes: democratic ideals, conservatism, and conflict. Boxed features in every chapter bring the text to life by providing human examples of abstract principles. The text's lively presentation of material engages students in controversial issues and encourages classroom debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534631291
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/24/2004
Edition description:
With InfoTrac
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Context of Texas Politics. 2. The Constitutional Setting. 3. Interest Groups. 4. Political Parties. 5. Voters, Campaigns, and Elections. 6. Organization of the Texas Legislature. 7. The Legislative Process. 8. The Governor. 9. The Administrative State. 10. The Judiciary. 11. The Substance of Justice. 12. Local Government. 13. The State Economy and the Financing of State Government. 14. Issues in Public Policy. 15. The Future of Texas Politics. Glossary.

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