Too Much Sun? Emerging Challenges Presented by California & Federal Open Meeting Legislation to Public Policy Consensus-Building Processes

Lauri Boxer-Macomber
2004 Social Science Research Network  
the time and energy to work on this piece over the last year, as well as by friends, family members and caregivers who reached out to the three of us during our graduate school careers. In addition, I am indebted to each of the three members of my thesis committee: Frank Hirtz, who encouraged me to combine my law degree with a social science degree and to think more deeply about patterns of unwritten law; Ted Bradshaw, who was my faculty advisor during my internship at the CCP and who guided me
more » ... through my graduate school career; and Diane Wolf, who taught me how to become a better field researcher and gave me extensive guidance and feedback in the early stages of research for this thesis. A special thank you also goes to David Booher who reviewed several drafts of this thesis, informed my literature review, and mentored me throughout the writing process. I also want to thank Sharon Huntsman and John Folk-Williams who were my primary mentors during my internship with the CCP. And finally, I"d like to express my appreciation for the time and feedback that all of the CCP mediators gave me during the researching and writing of this thesis. 3
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