American Government and Politics Today - Texas Edition, 2011-2012

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  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/19/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, TEXAS EDITION, 2011-2012 encourages students to experience the excitement that comes with being an engaged and informed citizen and provides tools for getting involved and stories of real young people who have made a difference and impacted our political system. Schmidt's streamlined presentation of content helps students stay focused on what is most important. In addition, Questions to Consider, which appear in the chapter opener to help students target their reading, are now revisited in the chapter summary. The addition of Texas authors Maxwell, Crain and Santos, as well as ten more chapters to the Table of Contents, offers substantial coverage of Texas politics.

Table of Contents

The American System
The Democratic Republic
The Constitution
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
People and Politics
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Voting and Elections
Campaigning for Office
The Media and Cyberpolitics
Political Institutions
The Congress
The President
The Bureaucracy
The Courts
Public Policy
Domestic Policy
Economic Policy
Foreign Policy and National Security
Texas Politics
Texas History and Culture
The Texas Constitution
Texas Interest Groups
Political Parties in Texas
Voting and Elections in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Texas Executive Branch
The Texas Judiciary, Law, and Due Process
Texas Public Policy
Local Government
The Declaration of Independence
How to Read Case Citations and Find Court Decisions
Federalist Papers Nos. 10, 51, and 78
Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1900 to the Present
Party Control of Congress, 1900 to the Present
Spanish Equivalents for Important Terms in American Government
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