Equally viable as a stand-alone or supplementary text, California: Its Government And Politics offers an updated examination of California government, balancing an analysis of its institutions with discussion of political processes.
Table of Contents
PART I: SETTING OF CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
2.California in the Federal System.
PART II: POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PROCESSES
3.Politics, Parties, and Elections
5.Direct Democracy: Is It the Fourth Branch of Government.
PART III: MAJOR INSTITUTIONS
PART IV: LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE
9.Counties, Cities, Special Districts, and Regional Agencies
10.Expenditures, Revenue, and Debt.