Political Science

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A Sales Tax for Alberta

Why and How

Edited by Robert L. Ascah
Athabasca University Press

In this collection, Alberta scholars and policy experts map out why and how a provincial sales tax should and can be implemented as the days of buoyant capital investment, jobs, and wealth are passing Alberta by.

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Small Cities, Big Issues

Reconceiving Community in a Neoliberal Era

Athabasca University Press

If local governments accept a social agenda as part of their responsibilities, the contributors to Small Cities, Big Issues believe that small cities can succeed in reconceiving community based on the ideals of acceptance, accommodation, and inclusion.

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Under Siege

The Independent Labour Party in Interwar Britain

Athabasca University Press
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How Canadians Communicate VI

Food Promotion, Consumption, and Controversy

Athabasca University Press
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The Digital Nexus

Identity, Agency, and Political Engagement

Edited by Raphael Foshay
Athabasca University Press

The totalizing scope of the combined effects of computerization and the worldwide network are the subject of the essays in The Digital Nexus, a volume that responds to McLuhan’s request for a “special study” of the tsunami-like transformation of the communication landscape.

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Scaling Up

The Convergence of the Social Economy and Sustainability

Athabasca University Press
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Speaking Power to Truth

Digital Discourse and the Public Intellectual

Athabasca University Press
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Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

Athabasca University Press

This is a much needed critical assessment of the political peculiarities of Alberta and the impact the government’s relationship to the oil industry has on the lives of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.

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Development Derailed

Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64

Athabasca University Press
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