Texas Politics: Economics, Power, and Policy / Edition 7

Texas Politics: Economics, Power, and Policy / Edition 7

by James W. Lamare
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534569978

ISBN-13: 9780534569976

Pub. Date: 12/21/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This text uses an economic elite perspective to provide a concise and candid portrayal of traditional Texas politics. A thorough analysis of the state constitution, governmental institutions (the legislature, the executive branch, and the judicial system), and political processes (voting, political parties, and interest groups and lobbying) is included.  See more details below

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This text uses an economic elite perspective to provide a concise and candid portrayal of traditional Texas politics. A thorough analysis of the state constitution, governmental institutions (the legislature, the executive branch, and the judicial system), and political processes (voting, political parties, and interest groups and lobbying) is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534569976
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/21/2000
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Political Power in Texas. 1. About Texas. 2. The Texas Economy. 3. Elections and Political Parties in Texas. 4. Economic Influences. 5. The Legislature. 6. The Executive. 7. Justice and the Judiciary. 8. Fiscal Policy. 9. Expenditures. 10. Regulation. 11. Local Politics. Epilogue: Texas Politics: A Note on Change.

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