Federal Politics

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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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Brokering Access

Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information Process in Canada

Edited by Mike Larsen and Kevin Walby
UBC Press

Drawing together the perspectives of social scientists, journalists, and ATI advocates, Brokering Access explores the policies and practices surrounding access to information in Canada, highlighting the struggle between the public’s desire for transparency and the government’s culture of secrecy.

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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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Political Marketing in Canada

UBC Press

The first book-length exploration of how marketing tools and concepts are transforming elections and politics in Canada.

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Grassroots Liberals

Organizing for Local and National Politics

UBC Press

By linking the grassroots activism of the constituencies with the federal and provincial Liberal parties, this book challenges the idea that Canada has two distinct political spheres – the provincial and the national.

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Citizens Adrift

The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians

UBC Press

Citizens Adrift is a rich study of the generational decline in political involvement that offers recommendations as to how to stem the erosion of democratic life.

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