" This is an applied theory course covering topics in the political economy of democratic countries. This course examines political institutions from a rational choice perspective. The now burgeoning rational choice literature on legislatures, bureaucracies, courts, and elections constitutes the chief focus. Some focus will be placed on institutions from a comparative and/or international perspective."
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book’s conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today’s students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface.
Identify and differentiate between different types of crimesEvaluate U.S. crime statisticsUnderstand the three branches of the U.S. criminal justice system
The United States justice system has long since been a fan of punishment for crimes committed against the public. However, this approach is a band-aid but does not solve the underlying issue. Specialized and problem-solving courts seek to address what is behind the behavior and fix it to reduce the possibility of recidivism.
The goals of this instructional course are to get you started in this wonderful sport and to give you a working knowledge of tennis. It should help you to understand the basics of a sport and how to perform these basics. Most of the course will focus on the basic stroke techniques. Variation to those techniques will be presented, as well as drills and games, so that you can take it to the court. Singles and doubles tactics will be covered as well.
A textbook written by Dr. Daniel Regalado (Professor of Government and History at Odessa College), along with some sources from OpenStax material, for GOVT 2306: Texas Government. Source was written in Fall 2017.
Structure Of The Texas Court System
This resource provides access to videos produced and/or used by the Northern California Training Academy to support training for child welfare practitioners. To learn more about the Academy, please visit humanservices.ucdavis.edu/academy.