xiii, 495 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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PART 1: Understanding Canada 1. Confederation Debates / John A. Macdonald, George-Étienne Cartier 2. The French Language and the Future of Our Race / Henri Bourassa 3. The Rowell-Sirois Commission 4. The Tremblay Report 5. Equality or Independence / Daniel Johnson 6. Federalism, Nationalism, and Reason / Pierre Trudeau 7. Options for a New Canada / Charles Taylor 8. Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: People to People, Nation to Nation [Native peoples, First Nations] 9. Canada: A Pioneer in the Management of Constitutional Politics in a Multinational Society / Peter H. Russell 10. Canada as a Multinational Democracy / James Tully.
PART 2: Representative Democracy 11. Fathers of Confederation/"Not Derived from the People" 12. The Electoral System and the Party System in Canada: 1921-1965 / Alan Cairns 13. Citizen Demands and Government Response / John Meisel 14. Prorogation Revisited: On Parliament and the Governor General / Eugene Forsey 15. The Party System / Janine Brodie, Jane Jenson 16. The Rise of Court Government in Canada / Donald Savoie 17. Value Clash: Parliament and Citizens After 150 Years of Responsible Government / Lisa Young 18. A New Canadian Party System / Kenneth Carty, William Cross, Lisa Young 19. Who Governs? Who Should Govern? / Grace Skogstad 20. Still Different After All These Years? / Manon Tremblay, Linda Trimble 21. Only Voters Have the Right to Decide on the Coalition / Tom Flanagan 22. What Happens Next If PM Loses Vote on Coming Budget?
PART 3: Social and Political Diversity Section 3.1: Race, Ethnicity, and Multiculturalism 23. Strangers Within Our Gates / J.S. Woodsworth 24. Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism 25. Statement on Multiculturalism / Pierre Trudeau 26. The Ambiguities of a Bilingual and Multicultural Canada / Guy Rocher 27. Apology to Japanese Canadians / Brian Mulroney 28. The Fractious Politics of a Settler Society: Canada / Daiva Stasiulis, Radha Jhappan 29. Putting Multiculturalism in Perspective / Will Kymlicka 30.The Bouchard-Taylor Report on Accommodation Practices in Quebec Section 3.2: Aboriginal Peoples [First Nations, Native peoples] 31. "The White Paper": Statement on Indian Policy / Jean Chrétien 32. The Unjust Society / Harold Cardinal 33. Aboriginal Rights and Land Issues: The Métis Perspective / Clément Chartier 34. Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law / John Borrows 35. Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom / Taiaiake Alfred Section 3.3: Gender and Sexuality 36. Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women 37. Will Women Judges Really Make a Difference? / Bertha Wilson 38. Patriarchy and Paternalism / Mary Ellen Turpel 38. Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada / Miriam Smith 40. The Dark Side of the Nation / Himani Bannerji 41. Still Counting / Jane Arscott, Linda Trimble.
PART 4: Federalism and Beyond Section 4.1: Intergovernmental Relations 42. The Structural Problem of Canadian Federalism / Donald Smiley 43. The Governments and Societies of Canadian Federalism / Alan Cairns 44. Collaborative Federalism in an Era of Globalization / Stéphane Dion 45. The Dynamics of Canadian Federalism / Richard Simeon, Ian Robinson 46. Canadian Federalism and the Emerging Mosaic of Aboriginal Multilevel Governance / Martin Papillon Section 4.2: Constitutional Politics 47. Quebec-Canada: A New Deal / Government of Quebec 48. "The Night of the Long Knives" / News Report 49.Quebec Secession Reference / Supreme Court of Canada 50.The Clarity Act / Government of Canada 51. Bill 99 / National Assembly of Quebec 52. Canada: Love It or Don't Leave It! / Alain Noël 53. Questioning Constitutional Democracy in Canada / François Rocher, Nadia Verrelli 54. Constitutional Politics: In A New Era Canada Returns to Old Methods / Peter H. Russell 55. Constitutional Change in the 21st Century / Sujit Choudhry PART 5: The Courts and the Charter: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 56. The Judicial Committee and Its Critics / Alan Cairns 57. The Political Purposes of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms / Peter H. Russell 58. The Charter Dialogue Between Courts and Legislatures / Peter Hogg, A.A. Bushell 59. Courts, Legislatures and Executives in the Post-Charter Era / Beverly McLachlin 60.The Notwithstanding Clause: A Paper Tiger? / Howard Leeson 61. The Charter Revolution and the Court Party / F.L. Morton, Rainer Knopff 62. Interest Group Litigation and Canadian Democracy / Gregory Hein.
PART 6: Ideologies and Identities 63. Lecture on Political Liberalism / Wilfrid Laurier 64. Imperialism in Canada / W.W. Campbell 65. The Regina Manifesto / CCF [Co-operative Commonwealth Federation] 66. Lament for a Nation / George Grant 67. Conservatism, Liberalism, and Socialism in Canada / Gad Horowitz 68. A Country that Must Be Made / René Lévesque 69. White Niggers of America / Pierre Vallières 70. The Pattern of Prairie Politics / Nelson Wiseman 71. Harold Innis: Communications and Civilization / William Christian 72. The West Wants In / Preston Manning 73. Hartz-Horowitz at Twenty / Don Forbes 74. Elites, Classes, and Power in Canada / Leo Panitch 75. The Decline of Deference / Neil Nevitte 76. Fire and Ice / Michael Adams 77. While Canada Slept / Andrew Cohen 78. "Defence, Diplomacy, and Development" / Paul Martin 79. Atlantic Canada In the Twenty-First Century / Robert Finbow 80. Political Action on Stage West / Roger Gibbins.
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