Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Contested Constitutionalism is a critique of Canadian democracy, judicial power, and the place of Quebec and Aboriginal peoples within the federation, all of which have been altered by the Charter’s introduction in 1982.
Liberalism, Communitarianism, and Systemism
The first systematic analysis of general theories about Canada’s post-Charter constitutional evolution.
Political Community and the Meaning of Consent
This book examines how consent might be understood as the foundation of legal and political community, especially in relations between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples.
Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Community
An exploration of the role of storytelling in community and nation building that disrupts the assumption in many works that indigenous and immigrant identities fall into two separate streams of analysis.
A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment
David Boyd shows that recognition of the right to a healthy environment is not only growing, it is having a profound influence on public policy and environmental protection.
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