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Government and Politics of Texas

Government and Politics of Texas - 7th edition

Government and Politics of Texas - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780073378985

ISBN10: 0073378984

Government and Politics of Texas by Halter - ISBN 9780073378985
Edition: 7TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published:
International: No
Government and Politics of Texas by Halter - ISBN 9780073378985

ISBN13: 9780073378985

ISBN10: 0073378984

Edition: 7TH 09

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Summary

Examining and comparing the Lone Star State to the rest of the nation, this text provides students with a broad understanding of the factors that make Texas unique. The seventh edition includes a brand new chapter on Public Policy in Texas, with emphasis on policies directly relating to students. Updated information on a host of issues in Texas state and local government, including population growth, constitutional amendments, and changing partisanship in the Texas legislature is also included.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Texas Government

2: The State Constitution and the American Federal System

3: Participation in Texas Politics

4: Interest Groups in Texas Politics

5: Political Parties in Texas

6: Elections and Campaigns in Texas

7: The Texas Legislature

8: The Office of Governor and State Agencies in Texas

9: The Court System in Texas

10: Financing State Government

11: Local Governments in Texas

12: Public Policy in Texas