'Alain-G. Gagnon is one of Quebec's leading political scientists, and no one is better qualified than he to explain Quebec's perspective on Canadian federalism to an Anglo-Canadian audience. Federalism, Citizenship, and Quebec is more than a mere polemic. Gagnon and Iacovino's scholarship is beyond reproach and the book is a distinguished addition to the literature on Quebec, Canadian federalism, and Canadian politics more generally.'
|Publisher:||University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division|
|Product dimensions:||6.24(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.82(d)|
About the Author
Alain-G. Gagnon holds the Canada Research Chair in Québec and Canadian Studies in the Department of Political Science at UQAM. He is author of Minority Nations in the Age of Uncertainty (2014), which has been translated into 18 languages.
Raffaele Iacovino is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at McGill University and a research associate in the Department of Political Science at l'Université ô Montréal.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction: Exploring Multinationalism
2 Historical Foundations and Evolving Constitutional Orders: The Politics of Contestation in Quebec Multinationalism and Diversity Constitution, Political Community, and Society The First Constitutional Order A Period of Transition: 1960s to 1982
A New Constitutional Order: Patriation in 1982 and the Social Union Framework Agreement Setting the Scene
3 The Federal Principle in Canada: Multifaceted Conceptions of Representation Understanding the Federal Idea Pre-Confederation: The Seeds of a Federal State Competing Federal Visions Conclusion
4 Distinct 'National Models' of Integration: Establishing Contexts of Choice Multiculturalism versus Homogeneous Citizenship
'Interculturalism': Quebec's Model of Cultural Pluralism Canada's Policy of Multiculturalism Concurrent Nation-Building Strategies Citizenship Discourse in Quebec: Societal Culture at Work
5 Citizenship and Democracy: Negotiating Membership The Political Sociology of Citizenship Multinational Democracies Citizenship and Multinationalism in Canada The Road Ahead
6 Contemporary Challenges and the Future of Canada Consolidation of the Present Constitutional Order The High Road Notes Index