Losing confidence : power, politics, and the crisis in Canadian democracy (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Losing confidence : power, politics, and the crisis in Canadian democracy

Author: Elizabeth May
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 'Losing Confidence, ' Elizabeth May offers a challenging and compelling look at the problems facing us, asks us to join the growing political debate, and offers some inspiring solutions to our dilemmas. May argues that average Canadians are the drivers of the country, and she implores us to make change happen, based on a simple but powerful premise: "Politics is not a spectator sport"--Back cover.
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth May
ISBN: 9780771057601 0771057601
OCLC Number: 311231962
Description: 268 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The degradation of Canadian parliamentary democracy --
Parliament as anachronism? --
The Americanization of our election process --
Democracy and the media --
Police state? --
What if they held an election and no one came? --
Follow the money --
Making the vote fair --
Coalitions as the way of the future.
Responsibility: Elizabeth May.
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"In 'Losing Confidence, ' Elizabeth May offers a challenging and compelling look at the problems facing us, asks us to join the growing political debate, and offers some inspiring solutions to our dilemmas. May argues that average Canadians are the drivers of the country, and she implores us to make change happen, based on a simple but powerful premise: "Politics is not a spectator sport"--Back cover.

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