Essentials of Texas politics
West Publishing Company, 1995 - Texas - 265 pages
A concise yet comprehensive overview of Texas government and politics cast in a new, thought-provoking reform-orientation theme. The text explicitly compares the reality of Texas politics with the democratic ideal, using contemporary examples to illustrate each general point and graphics to reinforce learning.
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