This straightforward, engaging text focuses on the pragmatic nature of Texas politics. Emphasizing that politics is a process by which people seek and utilize power, the authors encourage students to become active participants in the political process.
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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Lone Star Politics, CourseSmart eTextbook
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$42.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-03242-6