San Francisco : Public Policy Institute of California, 2004.
xv, 79 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
1. California's fourth branch of government What about local direct democracy? Aims of this study 2. Overview of the local initiative A brief history of the local initiative The local initiative process The scope of local initiatives Examples and policy considerations The proposed El Toro Airport Growth management strategies and "ballot-box zoning" 3. Patterns in local initiative use Local initiative activity during the 1990s The success of local initiatives Subject matter of local initiatives The election timing of local initiatives The geographic distribution of local initiatives 4. Causes of local initiatives A first look Cities Counties Results from multivariate analysis Total initiatives Initiatives by topic area Land use Governance Interpretation of results 5. Fiscal consequences of local initiatives 6. Conclusion Appendix A. Data sources B. Regression results for chapter 4 C. Regression results for chapter 5.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-75).