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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: American Government: Democracy in Action
Chapter 2: Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework
Chapter 3: Federalism
Chapter 4: Civil Liberties
Chapter 5: Civil Rights
Chapter 6: Congress
Chapter 7: The Presidency
Chapter 8: Bureaucracy
Chapter 9: The Judiciary
Chapter 10: Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Chapter 11: The Politics of the Media
Chapter 12: Interest Groups and Civic and Political Engagement
Chapter 13: Elections and Political Parties in America
Chapter 14: The Policy Process and Economic Policy
Chapter 15: Foreign and National Security Policy
Chapter 16: California Politics in Perspective
Chapter 17: The Californians: Land, People, and Political Culture
Chapter 18: California’s Historical Development
Chapter 19: Freedom And Equality: California’s Delicate Balance
Chapter 20: Media Influences and Interest Groups in California
Chapter 21: Political Parties and Other Voluntary Organizations in California
Chapter 22: California Campaigns and Elections: Too Many?
Chapter 23: The California Legislature
Chapter 24: California’s Plural Executive: Governor plus Seven
Chapter 25: Paying the Bills: California’s Budget Struggles
Chapter 26: California Courts and Judges
Chapter 27: Criminal Justice and Civil Law in California
Chapter 28: California City Governments: Providing the Basics
Chapter 29: Counties, Special Districts, and Education K-Graduate in California
Chapter 30: Challenges for California’s Future