Thoroughly updated with the coverage of the 2008 elections, the Fifth Edition of California Government offers a balanced exploration of the institutional and behavioral aspects of the stateas political foundations. Not only does this text fulfill the state politics requirement of the Cal State University system, but its comparative perspective and attention to issues of ethnicity make it a valuable complement to any general government text. Pedagogical features include a glossary of terms specific to the state of California, chapter-opening epigrams, and an extensive Notes section at the end of the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... what the legislature and governor can do in putting together future budgets, since the borrowed money must be paid back. ... Advocates of direct democracy see them as evidence of apeople powera at work, while critics argue that they make ... in the 2003a2004 budget were locked in by initiatives, and initiatives placed only minimal constraints on the legislaturea#39;s ... Long before a fiscal year begins, a lengthy process must be undertaken to put the state budget for that year in place.
|Author||:||John L. Korey|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-12-30|