Canadian Federal Politics

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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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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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Imperfect Democracies

The Democratic Deficit in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

This timely book evaluates and compares alleged democratic deficits in Canada and the United States and proposes solutions to remedy them.

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Constituency Influence in Parliament

Countering the Centre

UBC Press

This book examines the rules and conduct of Private Members’ Business to assess the crucial role of MPs in representing citizens and affecting policy decisions.

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