California Government and Politics Today

California Government and Politics Today, 15th edition

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Overview

California Government and Politics Today provides a contemporary overview that explains the state's ever-changing political situation in the context of social and economic trends. The text focuses on California's ethnic and cultural diversity as well as the global economy's impact on the state (and vice versa).

Published by Pearson (June 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137518654

Subject: Political Science

Category: American Politics

Table of contents

1. California Politics in Perspective
2. The Californians: Land, People, and Political Culture
3. California's Historical Development
4. Freedom and Equality: California's Delicate Balance
5. Media Influences, Social Media, and Interest Groups
6. Political Parties and Other Voluntary Organizations
7. Campaigns and Elections: Too Many?
8. The California Legislature
9. California's Plural Executive: Governor Plus Seven
10. Paying the Bills: California's Budget Struggles
11. California Courts and Judges
12. Criminal Justice and Civil Law
13. City Governments: Providing the Basics
14. Counties, Special Districts, and K--Graduate Public Education
15. Challenges for California's Future
Appendix A: Directory of Organizations and Parties That Anyone Can Join or Support
Appendix B: Communicating Your Views to Your Elected Officials

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