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The Canadian General Election of 1984: Politicians, Parties, Press and Poll

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The Canadian General Election of 1984 provides a concise and readable guide to the recent federal election. Marrying journalism to social science, this survey reports on the campaign, examines the functions of the news media and the polls, and analyzes the results. Included are details of the vote nationally, regionally, by province and by constituency.

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Overview

The Canadian General Election of 1984 provides a concise and readable guide to the recent federal election. Marrying journalism to social science, this survey reports on the campaign, examines the functions of the news media and the polls, and analyzes the results. Included are details of the vote nationally, regionally, by province and by constituency.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780886290368
  • Publisher: Dundurn Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1985
  • Pages: 140
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Frizzel has taught research methods at the School of Journalism at Carleton University for the past ten years. Well-known as a pollster and an analyst, he is the author of several academic articles on communications, politics and statistics. He has been a political commentator for news organizations in both Canada and the United Kingdom. With Anthony Westell, he co-directs the Carleton Journalism Poll, which surveys public opinion on political and other issues for major news media.

Anthony Westell is Associate Dean of Arts at Carleton University and has taught in the School of Journalism since 1975. A political journalist in Ottawa for the past twenty years, he was formerly the Ottawa Editor and national affairs columnist for the Toronto Star, and the Ottawa Bureau Chief for the Globe and Mail. He has won three National Newspaper Awards for political journalism, and now writes a weekly Ottawa Editor column for the Toronto Sunday Star. He is the author of two previous books on Canadian politics: Paradox — Trudeau as Prime Minister, and The New Society.

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