ISBN-10:
1442247533
ISBN-13:
9781442247536
Pub. Date:
07/15/2015
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Democracy in California: Politics and Government in the Golden State / Edition 4

Democracy in California: Politics and Government in the Golden State / Edition 4

by Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi

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ISBN-13: 9781442247536
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2015
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 170
Sales rank: 427,465
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Brian P. Janiskee received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at California State University, San Bernardino, where he is also a faculty member in the national security studies program. He has published several articles and books on such topics as special districts, crime policy, presidential elections, American colonial local government, and national security.

Ken Masugi received his Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research and teaches for Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Advanced Studies in American Government in Washington, DC. He is editor of Interpreting Tocqueville's "Democracy in America" (described in the American Political Science Review as representing a "revolution in Tocqueville scholarship") and coeditor of four other books on modern and American political thought. A Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute, Masugi is currently completing a monograph on Democracy in America.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Introduction
1 Diversity
2 A Progressive Constitution
3 Public Opinion and the Media
4 Parties and Interest Groups
5 Campaigns and Elections
6 The Legislature
7 The Executive
8 The Courts
9 The Budget and Government Finance
10 Local Government
Epilogue
Glossary

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