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Shifting Gears

Canadian Autoworkers and the Changing Landscape of Labour Politics

UBC Press

Shifting Gears tells the story of how Canada’s largest private-sector union shifted its political strategy from an emphasis on transformative activism to transactional partnerships.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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King and Chaos

The 1935 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

King and Chaos is the first close study of the issues, personalities, and significance of the 1935 federal election, a turning point that fractured the two-party system and permanently changed Canada’s political landscape.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

UBC Press

Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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The Political Party in Canada

UBC Press

The Political Party in Canada provides a comprehensive exploration of contemporary Canadian political party composition and organization and draws on rich original data to consider where power lies and how it is exercised.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Pivot or Pirouette?

The 1993 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

Pivot or Pirouette? The 1993 Canadian General Election tells the story of the most surprising election in Canadian history.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Inside the Local Campaign

Constituency Elections in Canada

UBC Press

With modern media and technology, the local campaign has made a comeback. Inside the Local Campaign pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of constituency-level campaigning during a Canadian federal election.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Whipped

Party Discipline in Canada

UBC Press

This revealing examination of the inner workings of party discipline exposes the machinery of message coordination that courses through Canadian legislatures and politics.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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The Motivation to Vote

Explaining Electoral Participation

UBC Press

An original, parsimonious, and elegant explanation of why we vote or abstain in elections.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Identities and Interests

Race, Ethnicity, and Affinity Voting

UBC Press

Identities and Interests examines the electoral behaviour of racialized Canadians: how they self-identify, why they support minority candidates, and what these patterns mean for Canadian politics.

  • Copyright year: 2019
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Assessing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government

353 Promises and a Mandate for Change

Laval University Press

Twenty renowned academics investigate the fate of the 353 Liberal 2015 campaign promises.

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What’s Trending in Canadian Politics?

Understanding Transformations in Power, Media, and the Public Sphere

UBC Press

What’s Trending in Canadian Politics? explores the changing nature of political communication and democratic governance in a digital age.

  • Copyright year: 2019
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The New NDP

Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing

UBC Press

The New NDP traces the tumultuous shift in federal New Democratic Party’s ideology and campaigning techniques in the opening decades of the twenty-first century.

  • Copyright year: 2019
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2018
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The Canadian Party System

An Analytic History

UBC Press

In this long-awaited book, Richard Johnston combines an arsenal of recently developed analytic tools with a deep understanding of history to makes sense of the Canadian party system.

  • Copyright year: 2017
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Permanent Campaigning in Canada

UBC Press

This book provides a provocative look at the growth of non-stop election campaigning in Canada and its implications for Canadian democracy and how we are governed.

  • Copyright year: 2017
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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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?

  • Copyright year: 2015
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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2015
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