Public Policy & Administration

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Insiders and Outsiders

Alan Cairns and the Reshaping of Canadian Citizenship

UBC Press

Insiders and Outsiders celebrates the work of Alan Cairns, one of the most influential Canadian social scientists of the contemporary period.

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From UI to EI

Waging War on the Welfare State

UBC Press

From UI to EI examines the history of Canada’s unemployment insurance system and the rights it grants to the unemployed.

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Aboriginal Conditions

Research As a Foundation for Public Policy

UBC Press

Social science researchers from both within and outside of government collaborate to examine how research can and should be used as a foundation for the development of public policy.

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Redrawing Local Government Boundaries

An International Study of Politics, Procedures, and Decisions

Edited by John Meligrana
UBC Press

Offers a broad theoretical understanding of local government boundary reform and informs the wider scholarly discussion and debate regarding institutional change, state structures, and the areal jurisdiction of local governments.

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In the Long Run We're All Dead

The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint

UBC Press

A superb analysis of how the decline of Canadian Keynesianism has made way for the emergence of politics organized around balanced budgets.

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Training the Excluded for Work

Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income

UBC Press

In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.

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The Integrity Gap

Canada's Environmental Policy and Institutions

Edited by Anthony Perl and Eugene Lee
UBC Press

This thoughtful collection exposes the gap between rhetoric and performance in Canada’s response to environmental challenges.

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Agenda-Setting Dynamics in Canada

UBC Press

One of the first empirical analyses of the interaction of the media, the public, and policymakers in Canada, this book makes an important contribution to the study of political communications and policymaking well beyond the Canadian context.

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First Do No Harm

Making Sense of Canadian Health Reform

UBC Press

Is there a crisis in Canadian health care? This book provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals of health care in Canada and examine various ideas for reforming the system sensibly.

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Driven Apart

Women's Employment Equality and Child Care in Canadian Public Policy

UBC Press
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