Texas Politics Today / Edition 12

Texas Politics Today / Edition 12

by William Earl Maxwell, Ernest Crain, Edwin S. Davis, Elizabeth N. Flores
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534602118

ISBN-13: 9780534602116

Pub. Date: 06/24/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


TEXAS POLITICS TODAY continues to be a best-selling overview of Texas Politics because it offers students a wide range of viewpoints, drawing on the diverse political and social perspectives of its contributing authors to give students rich, nuanced insight into the political system and decision-making processes of the Lone Star State. Current issues and candid

Overview


TEXAS POLITICS TODAY continues to be a best-selling overview of Texas Politics because it offers students a wide range of viewpoints, drawing on the diverse political and social perspectives of its contributing authors to give students rich, nuanced insight into the political system and decision-making processes of the Lone Star State. Current issues and candid analysis of government increase student awareness of the real effects of state policy on their lives, and encourage them to get politically involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534602116
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/24/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Texas Culture, People, and History. 2. The Texas Constitution in Perspective. 3. Voting and Elections. 4. Political Parties. 5. Interest Groups. 6. The Legislature: Organization and Structure. 7. The Legislative Process. 8. The Governor. 9. The Bureaucracy. 10. The Judiciary. 11. Law and Due Process. 12. Taxing and Budgeting. 13. Spending and Services. 14. Local Government. Glossary. Index.

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