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Distinct in the House of Commons: The Bloc Québécois as Official Opposition
(Queen's University Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, 1994)
Le succès électoral du Bloc québécois était prévisible. Il s'est également avéré significatif à court terme et aura des implications majeures dans les mois à venir. La première section de ce chapitre explique le caractère ...
Divided Over Internationalism : The Canadian Public and Development Assistance
This analysis of public opinion towards foreign aid shows that Canadians are divided over internationalism. First, while most citizens agree that development assistance is important, their support often remains ...
The New Global Politics of Poverty
In recent years, governments, international institutions, and a broad array of social movements have converged around what an OECD report has described as an emerging “global anti-poverty consensus.” This new global ...
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 ...
Il suffisait de presque rien : Promises and Pitfalls of Open Federalism
(Queen's University Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, 2006)
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 ...
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 ...
Political Parties and Foreign Aid
The influence of partisan politics on public policy is a much debated issue of political science. With respect to foreign policy, often considered as above parties, the question appears even more problematic. This comparison ...
Public Opinion and Global Justice
The concept of global justice has been developed to stress the worldwide implications of moral problems. Not much, however, has been written about the actual politics of global justice. This article focuses on public opinion ...