Ties That Bind: Parties and Voters in Canada / Edition 1

Ties That Bind: Parties and Voters in Canada / Edition 1

by James Bickerton, Patrick Smith, Alain Gagnon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195412761

ISBN-13: 9780195412765

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Ties That Bind looks at the socio-economic, ethnolinguistic, and demographic factors in party support; the enduring quality of these social bases; the importance of geography in structuring variations in the voter-party relationship; and electoral change as a function of the strategic decisions of the parties and their leaders and the voter response these decisions

Overview

Ties That Bind looks at the socio-economic, ethnolinguistic, and demographic factors in party support; the enduring quality of these social bases; the importance of geography in structuring variations in the voter-party relationship; and electoral change as a function of the strategic decisions of the parties and their leaders and the voter response these decisions evoke.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195412765
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on the Authors
1. Parties and Voters in Canada
2. the Progressive Conservatives: Broken Ties, Broken Dreams
3. The Liberals: Canada's 'Government Party'
4. The New Democrats: What's Left in Party Politics in Canada
5. The Reform Party: Reaching for the Right
6. The Bloc Quebecois and its Nationalist Predecessors: The Thread of Continuity in Quebec History
7. Continuity and Change in a New Era of Party Politics
Appendices

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