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Fédéralisme d’ouverture et pouvoir de dépenser au Canada
In power since January 2006, the leader of the Canadian Conservative party, Stephen Harper, promised to break with the previous governments’ “domineering” style of governance and to put into practice a new type of ...
The Forgotten Side of Partisanship: Negative Party Identification in Four Anglo-American Democracies
Early studies of electoral behavior proposed that party identification could be negative as well as positive. Over time, though, the concept became mostly understood as a positive construct. The few studies that took ...
Gouverner à plusieurs : la protection sociale au Canada et au Québec
Peu de fédérations ont autant de débats et de conflits que le Canada autour du respect de la division des pouvoirs et des revenus. La mise en œuvre de ces principes constitutionnels ne va en effet jamais de soi. Pour la ...
Regulating Assisted Reproduction in Canada, Switzerland, and the USA: Comparing the Judicialization of Policy-making
This article analyses the extent to which courts shape policies for assisted reproduction. While the USA is considered to be the most litigious country, Canada has observed a growing involvement of the courts from the ...
The Gainers Strike: Capitalist Offensive, Militancy, and the Politics of Industrial Relations in Canada
The history of Alberta's meatpacking workers is closely connected with the broader historical struggles of the working class in North America. Like their counterparts from the packinghouses in Toronto and Montreal, the ...
Democratic Deliberation in a Multinational Federation
Democratic deliberation is an aspiration that, in the most favorable conditions, remains difficult to achieve. In divided or multinational societies, the requirements of democratic theory appear particularly daunting. This ...
Is Decentralization Conservative? Federalism and the Contemporary Debate on the Canadian Welfare State
(Queen's University Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, 1999)