Canadian Politics & Government In The Charter Era: First Edition by Heather MacivorCanadian Politics & Government In The Charter Era: First Edition by Heather Macivor

Canadian Politics & Government In The Charter Era: First Edition

byHeather Macivor

Paperback | February 15, 2005

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No current Political Science text has yet covered the Charter's impact on both our political institutions and Canadian laws...until now! Canadian Politics and Government in the Charter Era provides a comprehensive discussion the of the Charter's significance for all of Canada's major political institutions and processes: the judiciary, the federal Parliament, the executive branch, interest groups, political culture, federalism, and policy-making.Rather than focusing exclusively on the Supreme Court, or a single area of public policy, the text gives students a comprehensive overview of the Charter's impact on politics and government over the past two decades.A moderate and balanced survey of the issues, Canadian Politics and Government in the Charter Era is clearly written and logically organized, with a host of pedagogical features in each chapter.
Heather MacIvor teaches Canadian politics and political theory at the University of Windsor. She has published articles and book chapters about electoral systems, women's political participation, and party leadership selection. Her numerous books include Parameters of Power: Canada's Political Institutions (fourth edition, 2005) and Ca...
Title:Canadian Politics & Government In The Charter Era: First EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 9.25 × 7.25 × 0.56 inPublished:February 15, 2005Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176415890

ISBN - 13:9780176415891

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Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTIONChapter 1: An Introduction to the CharterChapter 2: The Origins and Development of the CharterPART 2: THE CHARTER''S IMPACT ON CANADIAN POLITICAL INSTITUTIONSChapter 3: The Supreme Court of CanadaChapter 4: Parliament and the Courts in the Charter EraChapter 5: The Executive BranchChapter 6: Interest Groups and the CharterChapter 7: The Charter and Canadian FederalismPART 3: THE IMPACT OF THE CHARTER ON PUBLIC POLICYChapter 8: Fundamental FreedomsChapter 9: Democratic RightsChapter 10: Legal RightsChapter 11: Equality RightsChapter 12: The Remaining Sections of the CharterPART 4: CONCLUSIONChapter 13: The Next Twenty Years of the Charter EraList of CasesIndex