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Contested constitutionalism : reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Author: Christopher P Manfredi; James B Kelly
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The introduction of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982 was accompanied by much fanfare and public debate, and the Charter remains the subject of controversy twenty-five years later. Contested Constitutionalism does not celebrate the charter. It offers a critique by distinguished scholars of law and political science of its effect on democracy, judicial power, and the place of Quebec and Aboriginal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Contested constitutionalism.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009499018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Manfredi; James B Kelly
ISBN: 9780774816762 0774816767 1282740644 9781282740648
OCLC Number: 647909435
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 318 pages).
Contents: Should we cheer? Contested constitutionalism and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms / James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi --
Legalise this : the Chartering of Canadian politics / Andrew Petter --
Rationalizing judicial power : the mischief of dialogue theory / Grant Huscroft --
Courting controversy : strategic judicial decision making / Rainer Knopff, Dennis Baker, and Sylvia LeRoy --
Legislative activism and parliamentary bill of rights : institutional lessons for Canada / James B. Kelly --
Compromise and the notwithstanding clause : why the dominant narrative distorts our understanding / Janet L. Hiebert --
Judicializing health policy : unexpected lessons and an inconvenient truth / Christopher P. Manfredi and Antonia Maioni --
National security and the Charter / Kent Roach --
Canadian language rights : liberties, claims, and the national conversation / Graham Fraser --
Explaining the impact of legal mobilization and judicial decisions : official minority language education rights outside Quebec / Troy Riddell --
Reference re same-sex marriage : making sense of the government's litigation strategy / Matthew Hennigar --
Bills of rights as instruments of nation building in multinational states : the Canadian Charter and Quebec nationalism / Sujit Choudhry --
The internal exile of Quebecers in the Canada of the Charter / Guy Laforest --
The road not taken : aboriginal rights after the re-imaging of the Canadian constitutional order / Kiera L. Ladner and Michael McCrossan --
The Charter and Canadian democracy / Peter H. Russell.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: edited by James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi.
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Contested Constitutionalism is a critique of Canadian democracy, judicial power, and the place of Quebec and Aboriginal peoples within the federation, all of which have been altered by the Charter's  Read more...

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"This volume is a major contribution to the study of constitutional politics in Canada. Kelly and Manfredi have assembled an "all star team" of scholars in the field. The result is a volume with Read more...

 
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