Life in the House of Commons
Compares the 34th (1988-93) and the 35th (1993-97) Parliaments, where, despite major electoral shifts, the majority of the men and women who go to Ottawa end up accepting limited policy roles, effecting only minor shifts in government.
- Copyright year: 1997
This important contribution to the study of Canadian elections forcefully argues that knowledge of the dynamics at the local level is essential to a full understanding of Canadian polity, its underlying social basis, and the factors that determine successful election campaigns.
- Copyright year: 1996
This book is about the collapse of Canadian party politics in the early 1990s, about the end of a party system that had governed Canada's national politics for several decades, and about the ongoing struggle to build its successor.
- Copyright year: 2000
Parties and Leadership Selection in Alberta
In Quasi-Democracy? David Stewart and Keith Archer examine political parties and leadership selection in Alberta using mail-back surveys administered to voters who participated in the Conservative, Liberal, and NDP leadership conventions elections of the 1990s.
- Copyright year: 2000
This volume, by eminent political scientist John Courtney, assesses the history and development of five “building blocks” of Canada’s electoral regime: the franchise, electoral districts, voter registration, election machinery, and plurality voting.
- Copyright year: 2004
How the Liberal Party Dominates Canadian Politics
Stephen Clarkson, one of Canada’s most respected political analysts, tells the engaging history of Canada’s leading political party, an insightful case study in Canadian political campaigning, and an ideal primer for the next federal election.
- Copyright year: 2005
Maritime Leadership Politics, 1971–2003
Conventional Choices examines twenty-five different leadership elections over thirty-two years in three of Canada's maritime provinces to explore the backgrounds, attitudes, and motivations of those who select party leaders.
- Copyright year: 2007
The Representation of Immigrants, Minorities, and Women
Covering eleven cities as well as Canada’s Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.
- Copyright year: 2008
Leading young scholars of Canadian political behaviour explore long- and short-term influences on voting behaviour and reveal the nuances and challenges of understanding election results in Canada and other modern democracies.
- Copyright year: 2010
Canada’s Party Finance Reforms
This revealing volume examines the role of party finance reforms in shaping a period, since 2004, of political instability and successive minority governments in Canada.
- Copyright year: 2011
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