By (author) Shomaker, Mark; By (author) Newell, Charldean; By (author) Prindle, David F.; By (author) Yalof, David A.; By (author) Dautrich, Kenneth
With complete Election 2008 updates and analysis, American Government: Historical, Popular, And Global Perspectives, Texas Edition, offers a uniquely current and comprehensive introduction to American government and politics, as well as several chapters devoted entirely to Texas politics. This engaging new text provides fresh perspectives on key concepts to pique readers' interest and deepen their understanding and appreciation of the political process. The text introduces political institutions first to provide a strong historical emphasis, and then explores chapter topics in a uniquely effective way through historical, popular, and global perspectives. This remarkable new text provides a thorough introduction to both the core concepts of American government and the basic foundations of Texas politics.