Canadian Politics: Concise by Rand DyckCanadian Politics: Concise by Rand Dyck

Canadian Politics: Concise

byRand Dyck

Paperback | March 8, 2011

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With the revision of this market-leading text, Canadian Politics continues to provide students with a thorough account of Canadian politics and government. Canadian Politics continues to devote appropriate coverage to the political concerns of women, Aboriginal Canadians, and the continued conflict between English and French Canada. It is still one of the few texts to tackle the issue of social class, especially as related to the concern with government debt, and provides insights into the mass media and public opinion polls. This new edition updates the student on all the political happenings in Canada since the last edition. Student-friendly, engagingly-written and completely up-to-date, Canadian Politics realistically portrays the subject to today's student.
Rand Dyck was born and raised in Calgary. After graduating from the University of Alberta with his B.A. in Political Science, he found the political culture of Ontario more to his liking, and took his M.A. at Carleton University and his Ph.D. at Queen's. Between his graduate degrees, he experienced the life of a public servant in Ottaw...
Title:Canadian Politics: ConciseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.63 inPublished:March 8, 2011Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503439

ISBN - 13:9780176503437

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Table of Contents

Preface Part One: The Societal Context Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Geography, Economy, and Class Chapter 3: French Canada and the Quebec Question Chapter 4: Aboriginal Peoples, Ethnocultural Minorities, and Gender Chapter 5: The Global Context of Canadian Politics Part Two: Linking People to Government Chapter 6: Political Culture, Socialization, and Participation Chapter 7: The Mass Media and Public Opinion Polls Chapter 8: Elections and the Electoral System Chapter 9: Political Parties Chapter 10: Advocacy Groups, Social Movements, and Lobbying Part Three: The Constitutional Context Chapter 11: The Canadian Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms Chapter 12: The Provinces and the Federal System Part Four: Governing Chapter 13: The Executive Chapter 14: The Bureaucracy Chapter 15: Parliament Chapter 16: The Courts and the Administration of Justice Glossary Notes Index