Government and Politics in the Lone Star State, 11th edition

  • L Tucker Gibson
  • Jr.
  • Clay Robison
  • Joanne Connor Green

Unfortunately, this item is not available in your country.

Overview

For courses in Texas Politics

Examine Texas politics in historical, economic, and demographic contexts
Revel™ Government and Politics in the Lone Star State
guides students through the historical, economic, demographic, and political environment that has made Texas government and political culture what it is. Drawing on their experiences in political science, journalism, and consulting, authors Tucker Gibson, Clay Robison, and Joanne Connor Green explain Texas’s governmental institutions, the players who influence them, and how these factors compare to those in other states. The 11th Edition has been updated to reflect recent changes in the political landscape and public policy, including coverage of the 2018 elections and hot-button border and immigration issues.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

1. The Social and Economic Environment of Texas Politics
2. The Texas Constitution
3. Texas Government and Politics in the Federal System
4. Local Government in Texas
5. The Texas Legislature
6. The Texas Executive
7. The Texas Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation
8. The Judicial System in Texas
9. Political Socialization, Political Behavior, and Public Opinion
10. The Party System in Texas
11. Elections, Campaigns, and Voting in Texas
12. The Mass Media in Texas Politics
13. Interest Groups and Political Power in Texas
14. Contemporary Public Policy Issues in Texas

Published by Pearson (January 7th 2019) - Copyright © 2020