Find a copy online
Links to this item
Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Minority Nations in Multinational Federations : A comparative study of Quebec and Wallonia.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||2 International relations of substate governments in Belgium and Canada.|
|Description:||1 online resource (409 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Quebec and Wallonia in comparative perspective; References; Part I: Setting the stage; 1. Critical junctures, feedback effects and constitutional change: a comparison of Quebec/Canada and Wallonia/Belgium; 1 Critical junctures, feedback effects and institutions: a framework; 2 Positive feedback and Canada's constitutional immobility; 3 Negative feedback and the constitutional hypermobility Belgium; 4 Conclusion; Notes; References. 2. Québécois and Walloon identities: the shift from an ethnic to a civic identity1 The Walloon identity; 2 From French-Canadians to Québécois; 3 The contemporary Quebec nation: a return to essentialism of identity through the political; 4 The Walloon identity and the pitfalls of political exclusivism; 4 Conclusion; Notes; References; Part II: Politics in Quebec and Wallonia; 3. Constructing Quebec and Wallonia: how political parties speak about their region; 1 Linguistic approaches to the study of political discourses; 2 Political parties in Quebec and Wallonia; 3 Data and methods. 4 Analysis of political manifestos in Quebec5 Analysis of political manifestos in Wallonia; 6 Discussion: how political parties speak about their region; Notes; References; 4. Career patterns in multilevel Quebec and Wallonia: towards a substate and federal political class?; 1 Comparing political careers in Quebec and Wallonia; 2 Political class and career patterns in multilevel systems: analytical framework; 3 Data; 4 Career patterns in Quebec and Wallonia; 5 Conclusion; Notes; References; 5. Local politics in Quebec and Wallonia: local political dynamics as seen through the mayoral career. 1 The mayoral career: overview of some trends2 Local institutional structures and the mayoral function; 3 The local institutional contexts in Quebec and in Wallonia; 4 From profile to career: comparisons of Quebec mayors and Walloon bourgmestres; 5 Profiles and careers of mayors: a reflection of the competition and local political identity?; 6 Conclusion; Notes; References; Part III: Policies in Quebec and Wallonia; 6. Québécois and Walloon public administrations: a tool towards autonomy?; 1 Quebec's public administration; 2 Wallonia's public administration. 3 A similar path for divergent reasons?4 Conclusion; Notes; References; 7. Language policy in Quebec and Wallonia: two French-speaking linguistic minorities, two contrasted political strategies; 1 Minority and minoritisation; 2 The main orientations of language policies in Quebec and Wallonia; 3 Where do we go from here? Assessing language policies in Quebec and Wallonia; 4 Conclusion; Notes; References; 8. International relations of minority nations: Quebec and Wallonia compared; 1 Foreign relations of non-central governments.|
|Series Title:||Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization.|
- Minorities -- Case studies.
- Nationalism -- Case studies.
- Regionalism -- Case studies.
- Federal government -- Case studies.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
- Federal government.