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Designed around the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s new Learning Outcomes and Core Objectives, The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy, second edition, provides students with a comprehensive view of Texas government. With numerous assignable activities in Connect Texas Government including powerful adaptive learning, The State of Texas encourages students to develop critical thinking skills, communication skills, social responsibility, and personal responsibility.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Texas Government and Politics 2. The Texas State Constitution and the American Federal System 3. The Texas Legislature 4. The Executive Department and the Office of the Governor of Texas 5. The Court System of Texas 6. Local Government in Texas 7. Voting and Political Participation in Texas 8. Elections and Campaigns in Texas 9. Political Parties in Texas 10. Interest Groups and Lobbying in Texas 11. Public Policy in Texas 12. State Government Financing in Texas