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Political Development and Institutional Change, 6th Edition
To gain a fuller understanding of American politics today, students need to learn how it has evolved, from its founding principles to its contemporary practices. Such a perspective is crucial for making sense of the strategic and ideological battles in twenty-first century American politics. Cal...
Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge
A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy
Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the...
Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge
Readings in Political Development and Institutional Change
Perspectives on American Government offers an accessible and coherent selection of readings to students of American politics. Grounded in foundational debates, classic political science scholarship, and the best contemporary analysis of developmental trends, this reader invites students to probe...
Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge
Governing the Lone Star State, 3rd Edition
Approaching the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, Cal Jillson's text avoids partisanship, ideology, and gimmicks to provide the most comprehensive, readable, and accurate brief description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the...
Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge
U.S. Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective, 2nd Edition
Seymour Martin Lipset pronounced over a decade ago, "Those who know only one country know no country." It is well established that students learn the intricacies of American politics better when they are presented in a comparative context. In today’s globalized society and workforce, it is all the...
Published October 4th 2010 by Routledge