The most popular book for this course, TEXAS POLITICS TODAY offers a wide range of viewpoints from multiple authors, each a recognized authority on the Lone Star State. The new edition encourages critical thinking and civic participation with ideas for how to get involved, questions to debate, and current event-based essays throughout. Its rich, nuanced presentations of current issues such as diversity, immigration, redistricting, and the 2010 elections provide a realistic picture of the Texas political system and decision-making processes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.For example, cities are more optimistic about working together on traffic congestion problems and business development issues than on ... The first COG in Texas was formed in 1966, and today there are 24, encompassing all regions of Texas. ... Although COGs do not solve the problems that local governments face, they do encourage local officials to recognize the magnitude of these problems andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Texas Politics Today, 2011-2012 Edition|
|Author||:||William Maxwell, Ernest Crain, Adolfo Santos|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-11|