California Politics and Government : A Practical Approach
16 Dec 2016
Larry Gerston and Terry Christensen
Clear, concise, and straightforward, California Politics and Government: A Practical Approach equips you with an understanding of how government and politics work, as well as how they affect your world. The book gives you insight into real-life politics as it illustrates the complex forces at work in state government. Current examples enable you to comprehend the ins and outs of California politics. The 14th edition addresses many complex economic and social issues and their impact on state politics. Coverage includes the 2016 elections, as well as updates on judicial appointments, the impact of revised term limits for legislators, the current state of California's budget, crime and prisons, water and immigration policy, and more. The impact of politics on public policy is integrated throughout the text, helping you make connections and see firsthand the impact and practical applications of government and legislation in your own life.