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Constitutional Reform in California

Constitutional Reform in California

Making State Government More Effective and Responsive

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Published by Institute of Governmental Studies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • California - State Government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Politics and government,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • California,
  • 1951-,
  • Constitutional history

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoger G. Noll (Editor), Bruce E. Cain (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8113023M
    ISBN 100877723656
    ISBN 109780877723653
    OCLC/WorldCa33047200

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