The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy, 6th Edition
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The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy, 6e combines concise content with effective digital tools that provide a personalized learning experience for every student. Built to align directly with state learning outcomes and core objectives, this highly readable text supports students with a variety of engaging activities within McGraw Hill’s Connect platform, improving their understanding of both the foundations and the relevance of Texas government and politics in their lives.
Chapter 2: The American Federal System and the Texas State Constitution
Chapter 3: The Texas Legislature
Chapter 4: The Executive Department and the Office of the Governor of Texas
Chapter 5: The Court System in Texas
Chapter 6: The Criminal Justice System in Texas
Chapter 7: Local Governments in Texas
Chapter 8: Public Opinion and the Media in Texas
Chapter 9: Voting and Political Participation in Texas
Chapter 10: Campaigns and Elections in Texas
Chapter 11: Political Parties in Texas
Chapter 12: Interest Groups and Lobbying in Texas
Chapter 13: Public Policy in Texas
Chapter 14: Financing State Government
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