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Canadian Politics in The 21st Century, 7th Edition

By Michael Whittington, Glen Williams
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ISBN-10: 0176424148
ISBN-13: 9780176424145
Publisher: Top Hat
Edition: 7th

Canadian Politics in the 21st Century is a collection of readings that is recognized for its diverse and well-known group of expert contributors. This reader provides a thematic overview of current trends in Canadian Politics. Covering issues such as Interest Groups and Social Movements and the Political Culture in Canada, Canadian Politics in the 21st Century aims not only to explain the nature of politics today, but also to speculate about the trends that will prevail in the future.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I Government Institutions and Processes
  • 1. Parliament and Political Success in Canada - Michael M. Atkinson and David C. Docherty
  • 2. The Prime Minister, Cabinet, and the Executive Power in Canada - Michael S. Whittington
  • 3. Politics Versus Administration: Politicians and Bureaucrats - Reg Whitaker
  • 4. Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations - Garth Stevenson
  • Part II State and Society
  • 5. Regions within Region: Canada in the Continent - Glen Williams
  • 6. The End of Brokerage?
  • The Canadian Party System in the Twenty First Century - Anthony Sayers -NEW
  • 7. Elections - Jon H. Pammett (formerly chapter 8)
  • 8. Interest Groups and Social Movements - Miriam Smith (formerly chapter 9)
  • 9. Charter Politics and the Judiciary - Radha Jhappan (formerly chapter 11)
  • Part III Politics, Culture, and Society
  • 10. Political Culture in Canada - David V.J. Bell (formerly chapter 13)
  • 11. A Gendered Analysis of Canadian Politics - Sandra Burt (formerly chapter 14 - new title)
  • 12. Unequal Relations: Race and Ethnicity in Canadian Politics - Daiva Stasiulis and Yasmeen Abu-Laban (formerly chapter 14)
  • 13. Quebec: Province, Nation, or Distinct Society - Kenneth McRoberts (formerly chapter 16)
  • 14. The Media and Canadian Politics in an Era of Globalization - Frederick J. Fletcher and Robert Everett (formerly chapter 17)
  • Appendixes
  • I Selections from Constitution Acts
  • II Federal Election Results
  • III Internet Resources