The Political Economy of Canada: An Introduction / Edition 2

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Overview

This revised second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of states and markets in Canada for students of Canadian political economy. The book uses studies of political and economic structures and actors, and case studies of policy-making processes in order to explore the major concepts, approaches and issues in the field and apply them to the study of the challenges currently facing Canada.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195413489
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Howlett specializes in public policy analysis, Canadian political economy, and Canadian resource and environmental policy. He is the author of numerous books and his articles have been published in professional journals in Canada, the US, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia. Prof. Ramesh completed his MA in Political Science at the University of Saskatchewan and his PhD at the University of British Columbia. He has taught public policy and political economy for several years in Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. He is currently working on the political economy of social policies in Eastern Asia.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction 1
2 Liberal Political Economy 14
3 Socialist Political Economy 44
4 Staples Political Economy 81
5 The Structure and Organization of the Economy 101
6 Canada and the International Political Economy 120
7 The Structure and Organization of the State 157
8 The Structure and Organization of Canadian Labour 206
9 The Structure and Organization of Canadian Capital 237
10 The Macro-Political Economy: Monetary and Fiscal Management 272
11 The Micro-Political Economy: Industrial Development 291
12 Conclusion: The Political Economy of Canadian Capitalism 319
Bibliography 325
Index 373
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