Contemporary Canadian Federalism: Foundations, Traditions, Institutions by Alain-G. Gagnon | 9780802095336 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Contemporary Canadian Federalism: Foundations, Traditions, Institutions

Contemporary Canadian Federalism: Foundations, Traditions, Institutions

by Alain-G. Gagnon
     
 

ISBN-10: 080209533X

ISBN-13: 9780802095336

Pub. Date: 06/06/2009

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Filled with stimulating work that bridges the gap between distinctive traditions in English- and French-Canadian scholarship on federalism, this important volume is required reading for understanding provincial-federal relations and Canadian governance.

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Filled with stimulating work that bridges the gap between distinctive traditions in English- and French-Canadian scholarship on federalism, this important volume is required reading for understanding provincial-federal relations and Canadian governance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802095336
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
06/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Intersecting Perspectives on Canadian Federalism Alain-G. Gagnon 3

Part 1 Foundations and Traditions 9

1 The Idea of Federalism among the Founding Fathers of the United States and Canada Marc Chevrier 11

2 The Multiple Voices of the Federal Tradition and the Turmoil of Canadian Federalism Dimitrios Karmis 53

Part 2 Canadian Federalism 77

3 The Quebec-Canada Dynamic or the Negation of the Ideal of Federalism Fran&ccidle;ois Rocher 81

4 Canada's Federative Deficit Jean-Fran&ccidle;ois caron Guy Laforest Catherine Vallières-Roland 132

5 Federalism in Canada: Provinces and Minorities - Same Fight Andrée Lajoie 163

6 On Not Finding Our Way: The Illusory Reform of the Canadian Federation Michel Seymour 187

7 Conflicting National Identities and Federalism: A Quebec Perspective on the Change Occuring in Canada's Political System Joseph Facal 213

8 The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Its Consequences for Political and Democratic Life and the Federal System José woehrling 224

Part 3 Federal-Provincial and Intergovernmental Relations in Canada 251

9 Taking Stock of Asymmetrical Federalism in an Era of Exacerbated Centralization Alain-G. Gagnon 255

10 Balance and Imbalance in the Division of Financial Resources Alain Noëet;l 273

11 From the Canadian Social Union to the Federal Social Union of Canada, 1990-2006 Sarah Fortin 303

12 Social Economy, Social Policy, and Federalism in Canada Yves Vaillancourt Luc Thériault 330

13 Cities within the Canadian Intergovernmental System Luc Turgeon 358

Part 4 Federalism and Management of Diversity 379

14 Citizenship and Federalism in Canada: ADifficult Relationship Linda Cardinal Marie-Joie Brady 381

15 Towards Postcolonial Federalism? The Challenges of Aboriginal Self-Determination in the Canadian Context Martin Papillon 405

16 Managing Diversity in Federal States: Conceptual Lenses and Comparative Perspectives Michael Burgess 428

17 Asymmetries in Canada and Spain Kenneth Mcroberts 441

Appendix: The Future of Quebec within the Canadian Federation Beno∩t Pelletier 469

Contributors 483

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