American Government: Historical, Popular, and Global Perspectives - Texas Edition
Cengage Learning, Feb 5, 2009 - Political Science - 976 pages
With complete Election 2008 updates and analysis, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: HISTORICAL, POPULAR, AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, TEXAS EDITION, offers a uniquely current and comprehensive introduction to American government and politics, as well as several chapters devoted entirely to Texas politics. This engaging new text provides students with fresh perspectives on key concepts, piquing their interest and enhancing both their understanding and appreciation of the political process. The text introduces political institutions first to provide a strong historical emphasis, and then explores course material in a uniquely effective way through historical, popular, and global perspectives. This remarkable new text provides a thorough introduction to both the core concepts of American government and the basic foundations of Texas politics.
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Perspectives on American Government
The Founding and the Constitution
ANNOTATED CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Civil Rights Equality and Social Movements
American Economic Policy
American Social Policy
American Foreign Policy
The Context of Texas Politics
The Texas Constitution
The Electoral Process in Texas
The Texas Legislature
The Governor and the Texas Bureaucracy
The Federel Bureaucracy
The Media and Politics
Voting and Participation
Campaigns and Elections
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