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Canadian democracy from the ground up : perceptions and performance

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

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
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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