Stealing the Initiative How State Government Responds to Direct Democracy

ISBN-10: 0130284076

ISBN-13: 9780130284075

Edition: 2001

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For courses in California Politics, Voting and Elections, Public Administration, Public Policy Analysis, State Politics, Electoral Politics, Interest Group Politics, Public Finance, American Politics. By combining a general theoretical framework with empirical case studies of eleven recent initiatives and referendums, this text provides students with a set of analytical tools and examples to help them better understand real politics. It clarifies the public consequences, and studies the great variations of what happens to initiatives that win on Election Day and withstand judicial review. Research is presented in an effective and efficient manner, along with key factors that lead policy actors to implement and enforce initiatives and referendums fully, partially, and not at alla social phenomenon that affects our lives in fundamental ways.
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List price: $68.40
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/21/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Background on California's Initiative Process
The Politics of Initiative Compliance
Proposition 63 of 1986, English Only
Proposition 97 of 1988, Cal/OSHA
Proposition 99 of 1988, Tobacco Tax
Proposition 116 of 1990, Transportation
Proposition 140 of 1990, Legislative Spending Provision
Proposition 140 of 1990, Term Limits Provision
Proposition 184 of 1994, Three Strikes
Proposition 198 of 1996, Open Primaries
Proposition 227 of 1998, Bilingual Education
Proposition 4 of 1979, Gann Limit
Public School Finance and the Limited Legacy of Proposition 13
Additional Information about the Data
Tables and Figures
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