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- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 29.25
En quoi et pourquoi la vie politique du Canada se distingue-t-elle? Telle est la question posée dans ce livre qui décrit les particularités de la vie politique du deuxième plus vaste pays du monde. En scrutant la vie politique au Canada, l'auteur examine le fonctionnement des institutions représentatives, le fédéralisme,... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99
J. Patrick Boyer draws together new patterns that help explain why Canadians who care deeply about our country nevertheless feel perplexed, angered, and even embarrassed by the way we now govern ourselves. Since the late 1700s "representative government" has been part of our Canadian birthright, and since the 1800s "responsible government" has... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This study explores the political participation levels of two major ethnic groups in Guyana, Indians and Africans. It is the first book on Guyana to empirically analyze to what extent the Guyanese society is divided along ethnic lines which feed into the political system, fostering the marginalization of the un/under-represented. Historical and contemporary... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 15.99
For almost its entire history, Canada has been run by the political, media and business elites of Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. But in the past few years, these groups have lost their power?and most of them still do not realize it?s gone. The Laurentian Consensus, the term John Ibbitson has coined for the dusty liberal elite, has been replaced by... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 125.95
The demands associated with good governance and good public management are at an all-time high. Yet the discipline of Canadian public administration is in flux, and the time is ripe for an open and frank analysis of its state and possibilities. Canadian Public Administration in the 21st Century brings together emerging voices in Canadian public... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 77.99
This book examines Michael Manley?s government in Jamaica in the 1970s which featured an attempt to promote social and economic democracy on an egalitarian foundation. Many of his ideas have been revived in the early twenty-first century by the Occupy Movement, reflecting the continued relevance of his ideals and efforts. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 84.00
What are the unique features of the governing structures and political systems of the small states and former British colonies of the East Caribbean? Are they truly democratic? Do the decision makers manipulate their peoples? And what can we learn about the political modernization of developing countries through an in-depth study of the governing... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
At a time when Canadian political institutions are being fundamentally questioned, this book provides a comparative perspective on the distinctive features of the Canadian policy process hich have enabled conflict to be resolved in the past. In comparison with other Western industrial nations, Canada's policies in some arenas appear as models of... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 20.99
The contributors to this book mount a robust defence of the concept and practice of public service at a crucial time for its future. They question the ill-conceived assumptions behind the endless programmes of reform imposed by successive governments, often on the basis of advice from people with no direct experience of working in the public sector.With... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99
A comprehensive and unique overview of elections and voting in Canada from Confederation to the recent spate of minority governments, this book examines changes in the composition of the electorate, as well as the technology and professionalization of election campaigns. more...