Practicing Texas Politics
Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Political Science - 536 pages
A market-leading text, Brown et al. has thoroughly updated its survey of Texas government with new coverage of public policy, giving special attention to political developments since 2008. Discussion of the oil spill disaster off the Gulf Coast and extensive coverage of the 2010 general election, and its results, provides students with the most up-to-date information available. New Selected Readings and chapter-opening cartoons have been included, encouraging further discussion of timely topics, in addition to conflicts, within the state of Texas. Features, such as the completely new Students in Action, are included within each chapter, to provide students with a wide range of views on current issues and relevant topics, as well as to present suggestions as to how they can play an active role in Lone Star State politics.
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