From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Surprisingly, there are very few books giving a broad overview of California history and current events during this period.
Schrag's presentation goes far beyond an analysis of the dynamics of the initiative process, though his comments in that area are interesting enough.
If you are a liberal, you'll love it, if you are a conservative you'll need to grit your teeth and read this informative and thought provoking book.
It was interesting at first, but a long list of facts and figures. You have to be very interested in the subject for it to hold your attention.Published 13 months ago by JamesD
"Paradise lost" is a book about the recent politics and laws passed in California, but is relative to the future of the rest of the country and not just a regional book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jeff Commissaris
In the 1960's the Mamas and the Papas produced their biggest hit, "California Dreamin'," which talked of the sun, live-and-let-live attitude, and easy living of California. Read morePublished on March 27, 2009 by Russell T. Warne
I moved to Central California in the late 1990s and was particularly curious about the history of the latter half of the 20th century; i.e. Read morePublished on June 29, 2003 by "fredfresno"
Schrag's presentation goes far beyond an analysis of the dynamics of the initiative process, though his comments in that area are interesting enough. Read morePublished on October 30, 1998 by email@example.com (Tom)
This book is an absolute Must anyone involved in any capacity who participates in developing or implementing public policy. Read morePublished on September 4, 1998 by firstname.lastname@example.org