People, Politics and Government: A Canadian Perspective by James John GuyPeople, Politics and Government: A Canadian Perspective by James John Guy

People, Politics and Government: A Canadian Perspective

byJames John Guy

Paperback | April 15, 2009

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People, Politics, and Government: A Canadian Perspective, seventh editionfeatures updated material that reflects relevant Canadian and world issues, and confronts contemporary issues such as the environment, poverty, racism and sexual diversity.  It includes the results from 2008 US and Canadian federal elections, and discusses recent controversies such as Canada’s peacekeeping role and the growing importance of the European Union.  It also features an expanded section on political parties, interest, and pressure groups, to help students understand and compare Canadian government institutions and the politics we experience with those of other states in the global community.

James J. Guy was born in Montreal and studied political science at Concordia University (Loyola), Fordham University, and Saint Louis University where he received his Ph.D in political science and international law in 1975.   A professor of political science at Cape Breton University, James Guy established and chaired the new Depart...
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Title:People, Politics and Government: A Canadian PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.15 × 7.5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013206443X

ISBN - 13:9780132064439

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1         What is Politics?

Chapter 2         Understanding Political Thinking

Chapter 3         Nations, States, Rank, and Power

Chapter 4         Thinking About Government

Chapter 5         Executives

Chapter 6         Understanding the Legislative Process

Chapter 7         The Administration of Government

Chapter 8         Law and the Courts

Chapter 9         Understanding Constitutions

Chapter 10       Political Parties, Interests and Pressure Groups

Chapter 11       Voting in Elections and Electoral Systems

Chapter 12       Analysing the Global System

Chapter 13       International Law

Chapter 14       Diplomacy

Chapter 15       Global Challenges in the 21st Century