The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259912418.jpeg 4 2020 9781259912412 Quoted as “one of the best programs available for explaining and teaching Texas Government,” The State of Texas combines concise content with effective digital tools that provide a personalized learning path for every student. Built to align directly with state learning outcomes and core objectives, this highly readable program provides students with the content and tools to make Texas government relevant in their lives.
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The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy

The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1259912418 | ISBN13: 9781259912412
By Sherri Mora

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Quoted as “one of the best programs available for explaining and teaching Texas Government,” The State of Texas combines concise content with effective digital tools that provide a personalized learning path for every student. Built to align directly with state learning outcomes and core objectives, this highly readable program provides students with the content and tools to make Texas government relevant in their lives.

1. Introduction to Texas History and Politics 
2. The American Federal System and the Texas State Constitution
3. The Texas Legislature 
4. The Executive Department and the Office of the Governor of Texas 
5. The Court System in Texas 
6. The Criminal Justice System in Texas
7.  Local Governments in Texas
8.  Public Opinion and the Media in Texas
9.  Voting and Political Participation in Texas
10. Campaigns and Elections in Texas
11. Political Parties in Texas 
12. Interest Groups and Lobbying in Texas
13. Public Policy in Texas
14. Financing State Government
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About the Author

Sherri Mora

Dr. Sherri Mora is a Senior Lecturer in theDepartment of Political Science. Her areas of interest are American Government,Public Policy-Emphasis, Education and Finance. She earned her A.A. in GeneralEducation from Consumes River College and her B.A. in Political Science fromSouthwest Texas State University. She also received her M.A. in Political Scienceand M.P.A. from Texas State University. Upon receiving her M.A., Sherri Morabegan teaching and currently she teaches Junior and Senior level courses. In2004, she became the Internship Director for the Public Administration programand still holds that position today. Additionally, in her time at Texas State,she has become the Undergraduate Programs Coordinator for the Political Scienceand Public Administration programs and served as Academic Advisor from2004-2007. Sherri Mora has also received numerous awards for excellence in hertime as a Lecturer including The Howard M Green Award, Award for AcademicExcellence in 1999 a nomination for the Presidential Award for Excellence inService in 2004.

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