Texas Politics and Government : Roots and Reform

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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This attractive, accessible four color text provides comprehensive coverage of Texas politics and government, utilizing a historical perspective. A spin-off of the popular Texas chapters in the Ors"Connor/Sabato/Haag/Keith,American Government: Continuity and Change, Texas Edition, the second edition of this four-color book by a bestselling author team examines the unique character of Texas politics and government and traces how it has changed or remained constant over its history. The authors argue that in order to understand Texas politics and government today, we must understand how they have evolved over time. In addition, the authors provide a plethora of boxed features designed to engage students in debates over key political issues, in critical thinking, and in the current and historical political climate of their state.

Table of Contents

Ideas, People, and Economics in Texas Politics
Voting and Participating: Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Elections
The Legislative Branch
The Governor and Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Local Governments
Public Policy in Texas
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