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California in the New Millennium: The Changing Social and Political Landscape

Mark Baldassare


What will California look like by the middle of the twenty-first century? Change is occurring in the state at a breathtaking pace. It will face many extraordinary challenges. Yet today most Californians believe that their elected officials are unable to develop effective public policies. The book examines the powerful undercurrents — economic, demographic, and political — shaping California at this critical juncture in its history. It focuses on three trends that are profoundly affecting the social and political landscape of the state: political distrust, racial and ethnic change, and regional ... More

Keywords: California, change, economics, demographics, politics, political distrust, ethnic change, racial change, regional diversity, elected officials

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780520225121
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520225121.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Baldassare, author