Canada's Politics: Democracy, Diversity And Good Government by Eric MintzCanada's Politics: Democracy, Diversity And Good Government by Eric Mintz

Canada's Politics: Democracy, Diversity And Good Government

byEric Mintz, Livianna Tossutti, Christopher Dunn

Paperback | March 18, 2016

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This is  your government!

Completely up to date coverage of the landscape of Canadian politics with a thought provoking approach designed to get students thinking about the events that are currently shaping politics in Canada.


This text provides students with an introduction to the major aspects of Canadian politics with a special emphasis on the unique challenges our diverse population places on the practice of democracy and good government. With each aspect covered, it raises thought-provoking questions designed to encourage students to think critically about the important issues and topics currently shaping politics in Canada. Featuring relatable examples, a full-colour interior, and a jargon-free writing style, Canadian Politics will engage students and provide them with the foundation they need for future study.

Title:Canada's Politics: Democracy, Diversity And Good GovernmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.75 inPublished:March 18, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134057872

ISBN - 13:9780134057873

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

1. Introduction

Part II The Context of Canadian Politics

2. The Historical Context

3. [was ch.4] Canada and the Challenge of Cultural Diversity

4. [was ch.3] The Canadian Economy and the Challenge of Inequality

5. Political Culture

Part III Public Involvement, Organization, and Influence

6. [was ch.7] Political Participation and Civic Engagement

7. [was ch.8] Political Influence: Interest Groups, Lobbyists, and Social Movements

8. [was ch.9] Political Parties

9. [was ch.10] Elections, the Electoral System, and Voting Behaviour

Part IV The Constitution, the Federal System, and Aboriginal Peoples

10. [was ch.11 and ch.12] The Constitution, Constitutional Change, and the Protection of Rights and Freedoms

11. [was ch.13] Aboriginal Rights and Governance

12. [was ch.14] The Federal System

Part V The Institutions of Government

13. [was ch.15] The Executive

14. [was ch.16] Parliament

15. [was ch.17] The Public Bureaucracy

16. [was ch.18] The Judicial System: Law and the Courts

Part VI Public Policy

17. [NEW] Domestic Policy

18. [was ch.6] Foreign Policy