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Parties, elections, and the future of Canadian politics

Parties, elections, and the future of Canadian politics

Author: Royce Koop; Amanda Bittner
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"On 2 May 2011, Canadians watched as the Stephen Harper Conservatives won their first majority government, ending a string of minority governments. Jack Layton led the NDP to its best performance ever, becoming the Official Opposition for the first time in the party's history, and Michael Ignatieff and the federal Liberals had their worst showing to date. Even to the casual observer, it was clear that this election  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parties, elections, and the future of Canadian politics.
Vancouver : UBC Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013427002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Royce Koop; Amanda Bittner
ISBN: 0774824107 9780774824101
OCLC Number: 1044369827
Awards: Commended for The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2013 (Canada).
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1 Has Brokerage Politics Ended? Canadian Parties in the New Century / R. Kenneth Carty --
2 Candidate Recruitment in Canada: The Role of Political Parties / William Cross and Lisa Young --
3 Constant Campaigning and Partisan Discourse in the House of Commons / Kelly Blidook and Matthew Byrne --
4 Constituency and Personal Determinants of MPs' Positions on Social Conservative Issues in the 37th and 38th Canadian Parliaments / Munroe Eagles --
5 City Ministers: The Local Politics of Cabinet Selection / Anthony M. Sayers --
6 Women Voters, Candidates, and Legislators: A Gender Perspective on Recent Party and Electoral Politics / Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant --
7 Revisiting the "Ethnic" Vote: Liberal Allegiance and Vote Choice among Racialized Minorities / Allison Harell --
8 The Canadian Party System: Trends in Election Campaign Reporting, 1980-2008 / Blake Andrew, Patrick Fournier, and Stuart Soroka --
9 Parties, Politics, and Redistribution: The Constitutional and Practical Challenges of Politicized Apportionment / Russell Alan Williams --
10 Too Little, Too Soon: State Funding and Electoral District Associations in the Green Party of Canada / Harold J. Jansen and L.A. (Lisa) Lambert --
11 When Partisans Are Attacked: Motivated Reasoning and the New Party System / J. Scott Matthews --
12 Coping with Political Flux: The Impact of Information on Voters' Perceptions of the Political Landscape, 1988-2011 / Amanda Bittner --
13 Situating the Canadian Case / Richard Johnson --
14 Parties and Elections after 2011: The Fifth Canadian Party System? / Royce Koop and Amanda Bittner.
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Bittner and Royce Koop.
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The first comprehensive account in decades of major party system change in Canada.  Read more...


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