California Government and Politics Today / Edition 8

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Written by a professor and elected official, California Government and Politics Today offers a unique insider's view that engages and informs students. Blending political data with economic, cultural and demographic trends, this text provides clear and succinct coverage of California's government while encouraging students to become politically involved.

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Debating the Issues boxes present two contrasting viewpoints on important political issues facing the state, and pose an “Ask Yourself” question to spark conversation and encourage critical thinking.

Compared to California boxes provide insight into the unique political structures and processes of California by comparing them to the federal system, other states, and other nations.

Enjoying Media: Movies to See and Websites to Explore includes a list of must-see documentaries and Hollywood films as well as websites that illuminate various aspects of California life and bring the subject to life.

Questions to Consider posed at the end of each chapter prompt students to apply the information from the text to their own experiences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321005113
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 8/4/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 California Politics in Perspective 1
Ch. 2 The Californians: Land, People, and Political Culture 8
Ch. 3 California's Historical Development 16
Ch. 4 Freedom and Equality: California's Delicate Balance 22
Ch. 5 Media Influences and Pressure Groups 29
Ch. 6 Political Parties and Other Voluntary Associations 36
Ch. 7 Campaigns and Elections 42
Ch. 8 The California Legislature 49
Ch. 9 The California Executive 57
Ch. 10 The California Courts 66
Ch. 11 Criminal Justice and Civil Law 73
Ch. 12 City Governments 80
Ch. 13 Counties, Special Districts, and Regional Agencies 87
Ch. 14 Financing the Golden State 94
Ch. 15 Issues for the New Century 102
App. A Directory of Political Organizations 110
App. B California State Officers 114
App. C Useful Web Sites 127
Glossary 128
Bibliography 133
Index 134
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