9780547227634

Practicing Texas Politics, 2009-2010 Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547227634

  • ISBN10:

    0547227639

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/29/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Comprehensive and current, this market-leading text combines a survey of Texas government with coverage of public policy and relevant readings in each chapter. Fully updated coverage in the Thirteenth Edition includes: the Growth of Texas's Diverse Population, Party Primaries and the General Election in 2008, the regular session of the 80th legislature, New Laws Affecting Texas Government, Policy Changes for Education and the Environment, and the State Budget for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009.

Table of Contents

The Environment of Texas Politics
Federalism and the Texas Constitution
Local Governments
Political Parties
The Politics of Elections
The Politics of Interest Groups
The Legislature
The Executive
Public Policy and Administration
Laws, Courts, and Justice
Finance and Fiscal Policy
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