Parameters Of Power: Canada's Political Institutions by Heather MacivorParameters Of Power: Canada's Political Institutions by Heather Macivor

Parameters Of Power: Canada's Political Institutions

byHeather Macivor

Paperback | March 2, 2009

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Parameters of Power continues in this fifth edition to guide readers through a study of Canadian politics, inspiring them to learn as much as they can about Canadian politics, and encouraging them to become active, engaged citizens. The framework of analysis grounds political institutions in their social and cultural context, highlighting the reciprocal relationship between the political system and the society that it serves. Readers will benefit from comprehensive coverage of our Canadian political institutions and be well prepared to intelligently evaluate the various arguments for and against their reform.
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:Parameters Of Power: Canada's Political InstitutionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 0.94 inPublished:March 2, 2009Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176105387

ISBN - 13:9780176105389

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Table of Contents

Part One: Political Institutions And Political CultureChapter 1: Institutions and PoliticsChapter 2: Changing Political Culture and Canadas Political InstitutionsPart Two: The Canadian ConstitutionChapter 3: ConstitutionsChapter 4: Federalism and Intergovernmental RelationsChapter 5: From Megaconstitutional Politics To Non-Constitutional RenewalChapter 6: The Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsPart Three: The Three Branches Of Canadas Federal GovernmentChapter 7: Parliamentary Democracy and the Legislative ProcessChapter 8: The CabinetChapter Nine: The Permanent ExecutiveChapter 10: The CourtsPart Four: Linking Canadians To Their Political InstitutionsChapter 11: Political Parties and the Canadian Party SystemChapter 12: Elections and VotingChapter 13: Advocacy Groups and the Canadian Political SystemChapter 14: The News Media