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Electing a diverse Canada : the representation of immigrants, minorities, and women

Electing a diverse Canada : the representation of immigrants, minorities, and women

Author: Caroline Andrew
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covering eleven cities as well as Canada's Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Andrew
ISBN: 9780774814850 0774814853
OCLC Number: 305144770
Description: pages cm
Contents: Tables and MapsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction / Caroline Andrew, John Biles, Myer Siemiatycki, and Erin Tolley1 Reputation and Representation: Reaching for Political Inclusion in Toronto / Myer Siemiatycki2 Diversity and Elected Officials in the City of Vancouver / Irene Bloemraad3 Political Representation of Minorities in the City of Montreal: Dream or Reality? / Carolle Simard4 More than Just Cowboys with White Hats: A Demographic Profile of Edmonton and Calgary / Shannon Sampert5 Our Unrepresentative but Somewhat Successful Capital: Electoral Representation in Ottawa / John Biles and Erin Tolley6 Many Faces, Few Places: The Political Under-Representation of Ethnic Minorities and Women in the City of Hamilton / Karen Bird7 Representation Deficits in Regina and Saskatoon / Joseph Garcea8 The Patterning of Political Representation in Halifax / Karen Bridget Murray, with the assistance of Michael Caverhill9 Diversity and Political Representation in Winnipeg / Brenda O'Neill and Jared J. Wesley10 Ethnoracial Minorities in the 38th Parliament: Patterns of Change and Continuity / Jerome H. BlackConclusionContributorsIndex
Responsibility: edited by Caroline Andrew [and others].


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