Political Parties & Elections

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Grassroots Politicians

Party Activists in British Columbia

UBC Press

The first systematic account of party activists at the provincial level in Canada.

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Roasting Chestnuts

The Mythology of Maritime Political Culture

UBC Press

A unique and innovative study, Roasting Chestnuts seeks to demystify Maritime politics and expose the flimsy basis for many of the region's lasting political stereotypes.

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Mr. Smith Goes to Ottawa

Life in the House of Commons

UBC Press

Compares the 34th (1988-93) and the 35th (1993-97) Parliaments, where, despite major electoral shifts, the majority of the men and women who go to Ottawa end up accepting limited policy roles, effecting only minor shifts in government.

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Parties, Candidates, and Constituency Campaigns in Canadian Elections

UBC Press

This important contribution to the study of Canadian elections forcefully argues that knowledge of the dynamics at the local level is essential to a full understanding of Canadian polity, its underlying social basis, and the factors that determine successful election campaigns.

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Rebuilding Canadian Party Politics

UBC Press

This book is about the collapse of Canadian party politics in the early 1990s, about the end of a party system that had governed Canada's national politics for several decades, and about the ongoing struggle to build its successor.

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Quasi-Democracy?

Parties and Leadership Selection in Alberta

UBC Press

In Quasi-Democracy? David Stewart and Keith Archer examine political parties and leadership selection in Alberta using mail-back surveys administered to voters who participated in the Conservative, Liberal, and NDP leadership conventions elections of the 1990s.

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Cycling into Saigon

The Conservative Transition in Ontario

UBC Press

The essence of democracy is the peaceful and legitimate transfer of government. In 1995 in Ontario, the omens for a successful transition weren’t promising …

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Feminists and Party Politics

UBC Press

In Feminists and Party Politics, the author examines the effort to bring feminism into the formal political arena through established political parties in Canada and the United States.

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Elections

UBC Press

This volume, by eminent political scientist John Courtney, assesses the history and development of five “building blocks” of Canada’s electoral regime: the franchise, electoral districts, voter registration, election machinery, and plurality voting.

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Political Parties

UBC Press

This book delves into the history, structure, mechanisms, and roles of Canada’s political parties.

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