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The constant liberal : Pierre Trudeau, organized labour, and the Canadian social democratic left

Author: Christo Aivalis
Publisher: Vancouver [British Columbia] ; Toronto [Ontario] : UBC Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Challenging interpretations of Pierre Elliott Trudeau as either the founder of a progressive Canada or an unavowed and destructive socialist, this book argues that he was in fact a staunch defender  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Pierre Elliott Trudeau; Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christo Aivalis
ISBN: 9780774837156 0774837152
OCLC Number: 1139938977
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Introduction1 Trudeau, Socialism, and the CCF, 1945-582 Trudeau, Organized Labour, and Liberal Democratic Society, 1945-583 The Rassemblement, the UFD, and the New Party, 1956-614 Trudeau, the Liberals, and the NDP, 1960-685 The Limits of Trudeau's Tax Reform and Poverty Reduction6 FIRA, the NEP, and Economic Democracy7 Inflation and Wage and Price Controls8 The New Society, Tripartism, and the Charter of Rights and FreedomsConclusion: Trudeau's Legacy and Life after Politics
Responsibility: Christo Aivalis.


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The Constant Liberal is a worthy and useful contribution to the considerable body of literature surrounding the life and career of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. It offers a partial corrective to popular Read more...

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