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Politics in America: Texas
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date January 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780139589270
ISBN-10 0139589279
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.25 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $22.20
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This highly-regarded introduction to politics in America is clearly and concisely written, providing the reader with a great basis for understanding our political system. Included in this edition is a study of politics in Texas, an important facet of politics in our country. With its timely illustrations, case studies, and explanation of current controversies, it is a must-read for anyone interested in how our political system functions. This lively, absorbing narrative examines the struggle for power: the participants, stakes, processes, and the institutional arenas. This Texas edition includes additional chapters concerning politics in that state: the social and economic milieu; the Texas Constitution; interest groups, political parties and elections; the legislature; the executive branch and bureaucracy; the judiciary; and local government in Texas. For anyone interested in our American political system; especially those with an interest in Texas politics, including government workers, policymakers, and politicians.

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Hardcover
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With L. Tucker Gibson | 3rd edition from Prentice Hall (February 1, 1999)
9780130955111 | details & prices | 948 pages | 9.00 × 11.25 × 1.50 in. | 4.60 lbs | List price $82.00
With Mark Nelson, L. Tucker Gibson, Jr | 2nd edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1997)
9780132570152 | details & prices | 962 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.75 in. | 4.70 lbs | List price $79.00
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About: This title utilizes Harold Laswell's definition of politics, ("Who gets what, when and how") as a framework for presenting an introduction to the American political system.
Paperback
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With L. Tucker Gibson | 3 edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 1999)
9780139589270 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $22.20
About: This highly-regarded introduction to politics in America is clearly and concisely written, providing the reader with a great basis for understanding our political system.

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