Lone Star Politics, 2014 Elections And Updates Edition by Paul BensonLone Star Politics, 2014 Elections And Updates Edition by Paul Benson

Lone Star Politics, 2014 Elections And Updates Edition

byPaul Benson, David Clinkscale, Anthony Giardino

Paperback | December 29, 2014

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Paul Benson is chair of the government department at Tarrant County College – NW, where he has taught for 25 years. He teaches Texas and US government, as well as an occasional US History course. He has taught online government courses for over a dozen years. He has delivered several professional development seminars on “Teaching Texas...
Title:Lone Star Politics, 2014 Elections And Updates EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.9 inPublished:December 29, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Texas Society and Political Culture
2. Federalism and the Texas Constitution
3. Voting and Elections in Texas
4. Political Parties in Texas
5. Interest Groups in Texas Politics
6. The Media and Public Opinion in Texas
7. The Legislative Process in Texas Politics
8. The Governor in Texas
9. The Plural Executive and the Bureaucracy in Texas
10. The Texas Courts System
11. Local and County Governments and Special Districts in Texas
12. Public Policy in Texas
13. Criminal Justice Policy in Texas
14. Finance and Budgeting in Texas