Canadian Democracy: A Concise Introduction by Stephen Brooks

Canadian Democracy: A Concise Introduction

byStephen Brooks, Marc Menard

Paperback | March 11, 2013

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a href=""img src="/images/hed/closer_look_btn.gif"/aExploring the essential components of politics and government in Canada, this highly readable concise version of Canadian Democracy presents a clear, accessible, and fully up-to-date overview of the values, processes, institutions, and contemporary issues that give rise to Canadian democracy anddefine Canada on the world stage.

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Stephen Brooks is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Windsor, where he teaches in the areas of Canadian politics, public administration, and American politics. His research interests include the political influence of intellectuals, political thought in Canada and the United States, federalism, and...
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Title:Canadian Democracy: A Concise IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.6 inPublished:March 11, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195443748

ISBN - 13:9780195443745

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Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction1. An Introduction to Political LifePart Two: The Societal Context of Politics2. Political Culture3. The Social and Economic Setting4. Regionalism and Canadian PoliticsPart Three: The Structures of Governance5. The Constitution6. Rights and Freedoms7. Federalism8. How Parliamentary Government Works in CanadaPart Four: Participation in Politics9. Parties and Elections10. Interest Groups11. The MediaPart Five: Canadian Political Issues12. Language, Diversity, Aboriginal Politics13. Canada in the World

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"Some excellent questions are asked [. . .], especially those that encourage the students to not accept the standard 'lines' presented to society at large." --Mona Brash, Camosun College