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The Resource Texas politics : governing the lone star state, Cal Jillson, (electronic book)

Texas politics : governing the lone star state, Cal Jillson, (electronic book)

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Texas politics : governing the lone star state
Title
Texas politics
Title remainder
governing the lone star state
Statement of responsibility
Cal Jillson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Approaching the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, Cal Jillson's text avoids partisanship, ideology, and gimmicks to provide the most comprehensive, readable, and accurate brief description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the book students are encouraged to connect the origins and development of government and politics in Texas from the Texas Constitution, to party competition, to the role and powers of the Governor to its current day practice and the alternatives possible through change and reform. This text will allow teachers to share with their students the evolution of Texas politics, where we stand today, and where we are headed is one of the briefest and most affordable texts on the market, yet it offers instructors and students an unmatched range of pedagogical aids and tools. Each chapter opens with a number of focus questions to orient readers to the learning objectives and concludes with a Chapter Summary, a list of Key Terms, Suggested Readings, and Web Resources. Key Terms are bolded in the text, listed at the end of the chapter, and included in a Glossary at the end of the book. Each chapter presents several photos and numerous tables and figures to highlight the major ideas, issues, individuals, and institutions discussed. Each chapter also contains a half-page Lets Compare feature, comparing selected states to Texas on various dimensions"--
  • "Approaching the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, Cal Jillson's text avoids partisanship, ideology, and gimmicks to provide the most comprehensive, readable, and accurate brief description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the book students are encouraged to connect the origins and development of government and politics in Texas--from the Texas Constitution, to party competition, to the role and powers of the Governor--to its current day practice and the alternatives possible through change and reform. This text will allow teachers to share with their students the evolution of Texas politics, where we stand today, and where we are headed. Texas Politics is one of the briefest and most affordable texts on the market, yet it offers instructors and students an unmatched range of pedagogical aids and tools. Each chapter opens with a number of focus questions to orient readers to the learning objectives and concludes with a Chapter Summary, a list of Key Terms, Suggested Readings, and Web Resources. Key Terms are bolded in the text, listed at the end of the chapter, and included in a Glossary at the end of the book. Each chapter presents several photos and numerous tables and figures to highlight the major ideas, issues, individuals, and institutions discussed. Each chapter also contains a half-page Let's Compare feature, comparing selected states to Texas on various dimensions"--
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1949-
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Jillson, Calvin C.
Dewey number
320.4764
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK4816
LC item number
.J55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
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Texas
Label
Texas politics : governing the lone star state, Cal Jillson, (electronic book)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC652854
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unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 207 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780415890601
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote
Label
Texas politics : governing the lone star state, Cal Jillson, (electronic book)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
EBC652854
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 207 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780415890601
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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