Federal Politics

Showing 1-10 of 28 items.

Opening the Government of Canada

The Federal Bureaucracy in the Digital Age

UBC Press

Opening the Government of Canada provides a vivid and compelling account of the central challenge facing governments in the digital age: abandoning their “Closed Government” traditions to become more open, networked, and collaborative.

More info...

Representation in Action

Canadian MPs in the Constituencies

UBC Press

Drawing on intensive observation of Canadian Members of Parliament in their constituencies, Representation in Action compellingly describes and accounts for the different ways MPs act as representatives of their constituents.

More info...

The Harper Era in Canadian Foreign Policy

Parliament, Politics, and Canada’s Global Posture

UBC Press

The first comprehensive analysis of Canadian foreign policy during the Harper era.

More info...

Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

UBC Press

An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.

More info...

Queer Mobilizations

Social Movement Activism and Canadian Public Policy

Edited by Manon Tremblay
UBC Press

Canada is considered a leader when it comes to LGBTQ rights, but as Queer Mobilizations shows, this has less to do with progressive politicians than with the work of queer activists who have fought for policy changes from their local city halls to the chambers of Parliament.

More info...

Big Tent Politics

The Liberal Party’s Long Mastery of Canada’s Public Life

UBC Press

How did Canada’s Liberal Party become one of the most successful parties in the democratic world? Will it be able to reinvent itself for the twenty-first century?

More info...

Parties and Party Systems

Structure and Context

UBC Press

Bridging a gap that has been too wide for too long, leading political scientists examine parties as organizations that exist within political systems.

More info...

Grit

The Life and Politics of Paul Martin Sr.

UBC Press

Grit examines the remarkable life and political career of Paul Martin Sr., a liberal reformer and cabinet minister from 1945 to 1968, who championed health care and pension rights, new meanings for Canadian citizenship, and internationalism in world affairs.

More info...

Reviving Social Democracy

The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP

UBC Press

Focused on the NDP’s stunning 2011 breakthrough as Canada’s Official Opposition, this volume traces the party’s history from its emergence in the 1960s through moments of modernization and ideological refinement to its current presence in Canada.

More info...

Canadian Democracy from the Ground Up

Perceptions and Performance

UBC Press

The first of its kind, this book approaches the “democratic deficit” by assessing the performance of Parliament and the media in light of Canadians’ perceptions and expectations of their democracy.

More info...
Find what you’re looking for...
Free Shipping   Blue
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.


Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Fall 2019 Canadian Cover
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.