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Published: 18 December 2018

544 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190928391

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Inside Texas Politics

Power, Policy, and Personality of the Lone Star State

Second Edition

Brandon Rottinghaus

  • Compelling historical accounts and humorous stories that make Texas politics accessible and interesting
  • Interviews with key political figures provide students with examples of what is happening behind the scenes
  • Analysis of both sides of "Great Texas Political Debates" help add context to discussions about current issues
  • "Communication", "Critical Thinking", "Social Responsibility", and "Personal Responsibility" questions address the requirements of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

New to this Edition:

  • An expanded treatment of policy, with two chapters on Texas policy and budgeting
  • Updated discussions of midterm election processes, outcomes, and implications
  • A new focus on racial and ethnic groups in Texas
  • Analysis of recent events' impacts on Texas, including the Trump administration's policies and Hurricane Harvey

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