American Government and Politics Deliberation, Democracy and Citizenship, Texas Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-19
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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American Government and Politics, Texas Edition asks students to consider what U.S. citizenship really means. Unique chapters on citizenship and civic culture focus on the issues of civic participation and the implications of good citizenship. Combined with 7 chapters on Texas Politics, this textbook will fulfill the two semester sequence of American Government/Texas Politics by providing thorough coverage of the importance of the founding of our country and on the meaning of citizenship.

Table of Contents

Deliberation and Citizenship in Service of Freedom and Democracy
The American Constitution
E Pluribus Unum: American Citizenship
Civic Culture
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Public Opinion and Political Participation
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Elections and Campaigns
Mass Media
The Presidency
Bureaucracy and the Administrative State
Social Policy
Economic Policy
National Security and Foreign Policy
Texas Government and Politics: Setting the Scene
The Texas Constitution
Interest Groups, Political Parties, Elections and Campaigns in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Governor and the Bureaucracy in Texas
The Texas Judiciary
Local Governments in Texas
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