9780130497086

Politics in America, Texas Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130497086

  • ISBN 10:

    0130497088

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This highly-regarded introduction to politics in America is clearly and concisely written, providing the reader with a great basis for understanding our political system. Included in this edition is a study of politics in Texas, an important facet of politics in our country. With its timely illustrations, case studies, and explanation of current controversies, it is a must-read for anyone interested in how our political system functions. This lively, absorbing narrative examines the struggle for power: the participants, stakes, processes, and the institutional arenas. This Texas edition includes additional chapters concerning politics in that state: the social and economic milieu; the Texas Constitution; interest groups, political parties and elections; the legislature; the executive branch and bureaucracy; the judiciary; and local government in Texas. For anyone interested in our American political system; especially those with an interest in Texas politics, including government workers, policymakers, and politicians.

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