MOTIVATION AND POLITICAL TECHNIQUE IN THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
Item #: 9787
Pages: iv, 132 pp.
Published: Claremont; Pomona College; 1930. Reprinted in 2004.
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE, STATE LAW
This sophisticated study analyzes the social and politicalfactors that shaped California's state constitution, whichwas enacted in 1879. It also addresses a broader topic.As Swisher states in the preface, he was drawn to hissubject because it provided an excellent opportunity tostudy "the motives which dominate men in determining theiractivities when they act together with other men, and thetechniques which they use in making themselves effective."Swisher was a professor of government at Columbia Universityand a distinguished constitutional historian.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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