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Lone Star Politics, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Paul Benson, David Clinkscale, Anthony Giardino

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 15, 2010

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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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$45.20 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-03242-6