9780321195739

American Government 2004 Texas Edition : Continuity and Change, 2004 Texas Edition, W/LP. Com 2. 0

by ; ; ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780321195739

  • ISBN10:

    0321195736

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Longman
  • View Upgraded Edition
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $103.60

Summary

Longman is proud to present the Second Edition of the Texas Edition of O'Connor and Sabato's highly esteemed best-seller. The Texas politics section7 chapters added to the end of the textis written by Stefan Haag and Gary A. Keith, authors of the highly regarded Texas Politics and Government,Third Edition (Longman, 2003). Thoroughly updated through the 2002 elections and the current trends facing the American government, this Texas Edition will provide students with an up-to-date and engaging introduction to American government and Texas government. Following the lead of O'Connor and Sabato's text, it features a distinctive Continuity and Change theme.

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT.

1. The Political Landscape.

2. The Constitution.

3. Federalism.

4. State and Local Government.

5. Civil Liberties.

6. Civil Rights.

II. INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT.

7. Congress.

8. The Presidency.

9. The Bureaucracy.

10. The Judiciary.

III. POLITICAL BEHAVIOR.

11. Public Opinion and Political Socialization.

12. Political Parties.

13. Voting and Elections.

14. The Campaign Process.

15. The News Media.

16. Interest Groups.

IV. PUBLIC POLICY.

17. Social Welfare Policy.

18. Economic Policy.

19. Foreign and Military Policy.

V. TEXAS POLITICS.

20. The Context for Texas Politics and Government.

21. The Texas Constitution.

22. Local Government and Politics in Texas.

24. The Governor and Bureaucracy.

25. The Texas Judiciary.

26. Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections and Campaigns in Texas.

APPENDICES.

A. The Declaration of Independence.

B. The Constitution of the United States of America.

C. The Federalist No. 10.

D. The Federalist No. 51.

E. Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-1996.

Rewards Program

Write a Review