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- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2002; US$ 11.99
Vingt ans plus tard, les constats et les recommandations de la Commission Pepin-Robarts apparaissent-ils encore pertinents, utiles, actuels ? Auraient-ils pu nourrir des débats et des changements politico-constitutionnels qui n?ont pas eu lieu ou qui n?ont pas abouti ? Ces questions ont été débattues lors du colloque organisé par le CRCCF, « La Commission... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
In the months following disgraced ex-President Alberto Fujimori's flight to Japan, Peru had a political crisis on its hands. The newly elected government that came together in mid-2001 faced a skeptical and suspicious public, with no magic bullet for achieving legitimacy. Many argued that the future of democracy was at stake, and that the government's... more...
- See Sharp Press 2012; US$ 6.99
A critical look at the Chavez regime from a leftist Venezuelan perspective, this account debunks claims made by Venezuelan and U.S. rightists that the regime is antidemocratic and dictatorial. Instead, the book argues that the Chavez government is one of a long line of Latin American populist organizations that have been ultimately subservient to the... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99
This first-ever primer on Canada's Constitution contains the complete text of the Constitution and many useful tools to help readers understand how the chief body of law in the land works, including how the country's Supreme Court fits in. It is a must-have book for anyone who wants to understand Canada's Constitution. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
It is commonly assumed that there is an enduring link between individuals and their countries of citizenship. Plural citizenship is therefore viewed with skepticism, if not outright suspicion. But the effects of widespread global migration belie common assumptions, and the connection between individuals and the countries in which they live cannot... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 27.99
Following Queen Elizabeth II's historic Diamond Jubilee in 2012, there is renewed interest in the institution of the Crown in Canada and the roles of the queen, governor general, and lieutenant governor. Author D. Michael Jackson traces the story of the monarchy and the Crown and shows how they are integral to Canada's parliamentary democracy. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
This is a story about governance in Mexico after the labor and environmental accords?called "side agreements"?that accompanied the NAFTA treaty went into effect. These side agreements required member states to uphold and enforce their labor and environmental laws; though never codified, it was widely accepted that Mexico, in particular, had a problem... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 105.00
At the end of the Mexican Revolution in 1920, Mexico's large, rebellious army dominated national politics. By the 1940s, Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was led by a civilian president and claimed to have depoliticized the army and achieved the bloodless pacification of the Mexican countryside through land reform, schooling, and ... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95
The Romance of Democracy gives a unique insider perspective on contemporary Mexico by examining the meaning of democracy in the lives of working-class residents in Mexico City today. A highly absorbing and vividly detailed ethnographic study of popular politics and official subjugation, the book provides a detailed, bottom-up exploration of what... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 31.95
This engaging book provides a broad and accessible analysis of Mexico's contemporary struggle for democratic development. Now completely revised, it brings up to date issues ranging from electoral reform and accountability to drug trafficking, migration, and NAFTA. It also considers the rapidly changing role of Mexico's mass and elite groups, and its... more...