Lone Star Tarnished A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy 3rd Edition by Cal Jillsonx

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  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1138562696
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1138562691

Texas satisfaction, like every part else within the state, is bigger than life. So, too, maybe, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, Third Edition approaches public coverage within the nation’s most populous “purple state” from historic, comparative, and crucial views. The historic perspective gives the scope for asking how varied coverage domains have developed in Texas historical past, often reaching again to the state’s founding and with substantial information for the interval 1950 to the current. In every chapter, Cal Jillson compares Texas public coverage decisions and outcomes with these of different states and the USA typically. Lastly, the crucial perspective permits us to query the stability of advantages and prices attendant to what’s also known as “the Texas means” or “the Texas mannequin.” That is used greatest as a supplementary textual content for instructors of a course on Texas Politics who need to stress historical past, political tradition, and public coverage.

 

Jillson delves deeply into eight substantive coverage chapters, protecting an important coverage areas by which state governments are lively. The third version consists of fully rewritten first and second chapters, in addition to updates all through the guide and revised figures and tables. Additionally new to the third version is a totally new chapter on increased schooling in Texas. By way of Jillson’s energetic and lucid prose, college students are effectively outfitted to analyse how Texas has accomplished and is doing in comparison with chosen states and the nationwide common over time and immediately. Readers can even come away with the mandatory instruments to evaluate the numerous claims of Texas’s exceptionalism.

New to the Third Edition

  • Highlights main new actors in Texas politics, together with Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, George P. Bush, and the next profile Ted Cruz.
  • Notes key coverage developments in schooling, well being care, transportation, vitality and extra ensuing from the 2015 and 2017 legislative periods and the arrival of the brand new Republican Trump administration in Washington.
  • Updates all tables and figures within the guide, together with a dozen new ones, assessing how Texas is doing in earnings, schooling, human companies, transportation, vitality, and the surroundings.
  • Contains a wholly new chapter on “Larger Schooling in Texas.”

Concerning the Creator

Cal Jillson is Professor within the Division of Political Science at Southern Methodist College. He’s the writer of American Authorities: Political Growth and Institutional ChangeTexas Politics: Governing the Lone Star StateCongressional DynamicsStructure-Making: Battle and Consensus within the Federal Conference of 1787;and The American Dream in Historical past, Politics, and Fiction.

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