New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

POLS 2312-001 Chapter 1 Notes

by: Nicole Jimenez

POLS 2312-001 Chapter 1 Notes POLS 2312-001

Nicole Jimenez

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover Public Policy, Political Culture, Land and People, Economics and Challenges of our local and state government. There is also a section for the answers to quiz 1. Feel free to emai...
State and Local Government
Kimberly Harper
Class Notes
Public, Policy, political, Culture, Land, people
25 ?




Popular in State and Local Government

Popular in Political Science

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Nicole Jimenez on Saturday September 10, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to POLS 2312-001 at University of Texas at Arlington taught by Kimberly Harper in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see State and Local Government in Political Science at University of Texas at Arlington.


Reviews for POLS 2312-001 Chapter 1 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/10/16
POLS 2312 Chapter 1 August 29, 2016 Righ ts Police Public Everything Authority Safety comes back to Public Policy I. Identify a problem finances. i. ex. infrastructure, immigration, education, water II. Create a solution a. Cost (how much it will cost) b. Actors (who is involved and effected) c. Factors (one thing effects another) d. Unintended consequences (fixing one problem but then another one arises) e. Implement and Evaluate Bureaucracy Political Culture I. Political Culture: Attitudes and actions that happen a. Moralistic (North Eastern States) b. Traditionalistic (Texas) Individualistic (Texas) Quiz Questions I. Public Policy influences people’s behaviors II. Traditionalistic and Individualistic is most dominant in Texas III. Latino is the fastest growing ethnic population IV. The rate of population growth in Texas’s MSA is greater than throughout the state as a whole V. Texas land based industries include cattle, cotton, timber, oil and gas VI. Service is the economic sector that is currently creating the most jobs for Texans VII. Immigration, water, environment and education concerns VIII. Maquiladoras are based on cheap labor IX. The current population in Texas is 26 million people X. According to the Texas comptroller’s analysis, undocumented immigrant produces more revenue for the state than they cost in services Politics POLS 2312 Chapter 1 August 29, 2016 I. Politics: A process of policy making, who gets what, when and how II. Settles conflict Land and People I. Both are large and diverse a. Second in size behind Alaska b. Second in population behind California c. Social Media is a quick and easy way for candidates to reach people II. Eminent Domain: The way the government can take your property for government use III. Colonials: Poorest places in the state (on the Texas side, on the Mexican side, Maquiladoras) IV. Redlining: bank loans would not be given to minorities a. Minorities would be kept out of certain places b. 85% live in metro areas Economics I. Old main industries a. Cattle b. Cotton c. Timber i. First land based industry d. Oil and gas II. New main industries a. Fracking b. Energy c. High Tech d. Service i. Number 1 e. Agriculture f. Trade i. NAFTA g. Tourist Challenges I. Immigration a. The border is 1,248 miles long II. Water III. Environment IV. Education V. Poverty VI. Texas receives more illegal tax revenue


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Allison Fischer University of Alabama

"I signed up to be an Elite Notetaker with 2 of my sorority sisters this semester. We just posted our notes weekly and were each making over $600 per month. I LOVE StudySoup!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.