California Government

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/17/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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One of the most comprehensive and easy-to-use government texts available, California Government offers a balanced focus on the institutional and behavioral aspects of the state's political foundations. Not only does this text fulfill the state politics requirement of the Cal State University system, but its comparative perspective and attention to issues of ethnicity make it a valuable complement to any general government text. Pedagogical features include a glossary of terms specific to the state of California, chapter-opening epigrams, and an extensive Notes section at the end of the text.

Table of Contents

""America, Only More So"" California and the Nation Population Trends Democracy, California Style
The State Constitution and Direct Democracy A Different Sort of Document Historical Background Direct Democracy Changing the Constitution The Continuing Controversy
Public Opinion and the Media How People Think About Politics Is California Different? Regions Ethnicity The Media
Political Parties and Interest Groups Parties Interest Groups
Campaigns and Elections Partisan Versus Nonparti
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