Failed State

Judis, John B.
September 2005
New Republic;9/5/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 10, p19
Focuses on the efforts of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to revive his public image. Description of an event to promote healthy snacks for schoolchildren; How Schwarzenegger has ordered a special election in November 2005 in order to pass initiatives that would give him new authority to cut spending, delay public school teachers' tenure and force a mid-decade redistricting of the state legislature; Comparison to past governors; Difficulties that Schwarzenegger has experienced as governor; Analysis of the governmental system in California; Limitations that politicians must contend with in the state; Need for structural reform in order for change to occur.


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