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Updated in its 14th edition, California Government and Politics Today focuses on ethnic and cultural diversity, the global economy's impact on California (and vice versa), and the emphasis on political involvement as an essential component of achieving the California Dream. This new edition continues a tradition of scholarly and practical coverage of California government.
Table of Contents
|California Politics in Perspective||p. 1|
|The Californians: Land, People, and Political Culture||p. 10|
|California's Historical Development||p. 20|
|Freedom and Equality: California's Delicate Balance||p. 28|
|Media Influences and Interest Groups||p. 38|
|Political Parties and Other Voluntary Organizations||p. 46|
|Campaigns and Elections: Too Many?||p. 54|
|The California Legislature||p. 64|
|California's Plural Executive: Governor Plus Seven||p. 75|
|Paying the Bills: California's Budget Struggles||p. 86|
|California Courts and Judges||p. 97|
|Criminal Justice and Civil Law||p. 106|
|City Governments: Providing the Basics||p. 115|
|Counties, Special Districts, and Education K-Graduate||p. 124|
|Challenges for California's Future||p. 131|
|Directory of Political Organizations That Anyone Can Join||p. 140|
|Communicating Your Views to Your Elected Officials||p. 142|
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