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Lone Star Politics

By Paul Benson, David Clinkscale, Anthony Giardino

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 8, 2010

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Debuting in its first edition Lone Star Politics is a straightforward, engaging text that focuses on the pragmatic nature of Texas politics. The authors encourage students to become active participants in the political process by emphasizing that politics is a process by which people seek and utilize power.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Texas Society and Political Culture

Chapter 2: Federalism and the Texas Constitution

Chapter 3: Political Participation: Voting and Elections

Chapter 4: Political Parties

Chapter 5: Interest Groups in Texas Politics

Chapter 6: The Legislature in Texas Politics

Chapter 7: The Governor

Chapter 8: The Plural Executive and the Bureaucracy

Chapter 9: The Texas Courts System

Chapter 10: The Judicial System and Due Process

Chapter 11: Local and County Governments and Special Districts

Chapter 12: Finance and Budgeting

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ISBN-10: 0-13-605769-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-605769-7

Format: Alternate Binding

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