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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 ...
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 Politics of Poverty in the European Union: How States Respond to the Open Method of Coordination on Social Inclusion
This article assesses the responses of EU-15 member states to the poverty reduction objectives of the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) on social inclusion between 2001 and 2006. As a flexible mechanism of information ...
Is Decentralization Conservative? Federalism and the Contemporary Debate on the Canadian Welfare State
(Queen's University Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, 1999)
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 ...
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 ...
Studying Your Own Country. Social Scientific Knowledge For Our Times and Places; Presidential Address to the Canadian Political Science Association, St Catharines, May 28, 2014
Political science is both a generalizing and an anchored, nationally defined, discipline. Too often, the first perspective tends to crowd out the latter, because it appears more prestigious, objective, or scientific. Behind ...
La pratique de la contrepartie pour les personnes exclues du marché du travail : ici et ailleurs
Les modalités et les pratiques de la contrepartie dans l’assistance sociale, dans six pays de l’OCDE sont comparés. La littérature anglo-saxonne parle plus volontiers de workfare alors que la littérature d’Europe continentale ...