A California State of Mind
The Conflicted Voter in a Changing World
By (author) Mark Baldassare
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California State of Mind by Mark Baldassare
Book DescriptionMark Baldassare, one of California's leading public opinion experts, gives an authoritative and highly informative view of the state during its recent years of prosperity and more recent economic insecurity. Based on findings of the most comprehensive public opinion survey in the state, this book examines the beliefs, concerns, and public policy preferences of Californians during the 1990s, focusing in particular on Californians' deep and ongoing distrust of government and the way this distrust has shaped the recent political climate. A California State of Mind combines an incisive analysis of long-term trends--such as population growth and changing demography--with up-to-date discussions of how the recent electricity crisis and the September 11 terrorist attacks have affected residents' distrust of government, making this book a key source for Californians as they consider the future. A joint publication with the Public Policy Institute of California
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520236486
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark Baldassare
California in the New Millennium, Paperback (April 2002)
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When Government Fails, Paperback (April 1998)
When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Presenting an analysis of this momentous fiscal crisis, this title uncovers the many twists and turns from the dark days in December 1994 to the financial recovery of June 1996.
Trouble in Paradise, Paperback (April 1988)
Takes a fresh look at American suburbs, explains why they are changing, and discusses the housing crisis, growth, local government, and demand for services.
Cities and Urban Living, Paperback (June 1983)» View all books by Mark Baldassare
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Author Biography - Mark Baldassare
Mark Baldassare is Program Director in Governance, Survey Director, Senior Fellow, and Arjay and Frances Fearing Miller Chair in Public Policy at the Public Policy Institute of California. He is the author of eight previous books including California in the New Millennium (California, 2000), When Government Fails: The Orange Country Bankruptcy (California, 1998), and The Los Angeles Riots: Lessons for the Urban Future (1994).
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