Canadian Federal Politics

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Parties, Elections, and the Future of Canadian Politics

UBC Press

The first comprehensive account in decades of major party system change in Canada.

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Still Dying for a Living

Corporate Criminal Liability after the Westray Mine Disaster

UBC Press

Still Dying for a Living investigates the state’s (in)ability to develop effective legal strategies for holding corporations accountable for serious injury and death in the workplace.

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