9780321101259

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321101259

  • ISBN10:

    0321101251

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

O'Connor, Karen; Sabato, Larry J.; Haag, Stefan; Keith, Gary A., American Government: Continuity & Change, Texas Edition*

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vi
Preface xix
PART I FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
The Political Landscape
2(32)
The Constitution
34(36)
Federalism
70(32)
State and Local Government
102(34)
Civil Liberties
136(40)
Civil Rights
176(38)
PART II INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
Congress
214(48)
The Presidency
262(40)
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
302(32)
The Judiciary
334(48)
PART III POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
382(34)
Political Parties
416(50)
Voting and Elections
466(46)
The Campaign Process
512(42)
The News Media
554(32)
Interest Groups
586(32)
PART IV PUBLIC POLICY
Social Welfare Policy
618(42)
Economic Policy
660(42)
Foreign and Military Policy
702(42)
PART V FOUNDATIONS, INSTITUTIONS, AND POLITICS IN TEXAS GOVERNMENT
The Context for Texas Politics and Government
744(30)
The Texas Constitution
774(24)
Local Government and Politics in Texas
798(28)
The Texas Legislature
826(34)
The Governor and the Bureaucracy
860(36)
The Texas Judiciary
896(28)
Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections, and Campaigns in Texas
924(64)
APPENDICES
I The Declaration of Independence
963(4)
II The Constitution of the United States of America
967(10)
III Federalist No. 10
977(4)
IV Federalist No. 51
981(4)
V Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789-2001
985(3)
Major Supreme Court Cases 988(1)
Glossary 989(10)
Index 999

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