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Canadian democracy from the ground up : perceptions and performance

Author: Elisabeth Gidengil; Heather Bastedo
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first of its kind, this book approaches the "democratic deficit" by assessing the performance of Parliament and the media in light of Canadians' perceptions and expectations of their democracy.

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Additional Physical Format: Canadian democracy from the ground up.
Vancouver : UBC Press, 2014
(CaOONL)20149029063
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Gidengil; Heather Bastedo
ISBN: 9780774828253 0774828250
OCLC Number: 896859791
Description: xii, 305 pages : graphiques ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Michael MacMillan and Alison LoatIntroduction / Elisabeth Gidengil and Heather Bastedo1 Attitudes toward Democratic Norms and Practices: Canada in Comparative Perspective / Lawrence LeDuc and Jon H. Pammett2 Canadians' Evaluations of MPs: Performance Matters / Nick Ruderman3 Repertoire-Building or Elite-Challenging? Understanding Political Engagement in Canada / Michael A. Painter-Main4 Outsiders: Agency and the Non-Engaged / Heather Bastedo, Wayne Chu, and Jane Hilderman5 Media and Political Inequality / Quinn Albaugh and Christopher Waddell6 The Story behind the Story: Evaluating the Content of Political News / Heather Bastedo, Quinn Albaugh, and Alex Marland7 Social Media and Agenda Setting / Wayne Chu and Fred Fletcher8 Representing Canadians: Is the 41st Parliament Still a Vertical Mosaic? / Livianna Tossutti and Jane Hilderman9 MPs on the Home Front: How Constituency Characteristics Influence Representational Approaches / Munroe Eagles, Royce Koop, and Alison Loat10 Democratic Responsiveness in the House of Commons / Kelly Blidook11 A Tale of Two Perspectives: Election Promises and Government Actions in Canada / Francois PetryConclusion: Taking Stock of Canadian Democracy from the Ground Up / Elisabeth Gidengil and Heather BastedoAppendix: Samara 2012 Citizens' Survey MethodologyIndex
Responsibility: edited by Elisabeth Gidengil and Heather Bastedo.

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