Canadian Democracy: An Introduction

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Oxford University Press, Aug 15, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 608 pages
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This new, revised edition of the best-selling introduction to Canadian politics examines the characteristics, complexities, and controversies of the subject in a way that is comprehensive yet comprehensible. While offering a thorough grounding in the basics of Canadian government--its institutions, ideologies, and processes--Canadian Democracy, Sixth Edition, focuses on issues of individual, group, and regional equalities and freedoms, and raises thought-provoking questions about the nature of Canadian democracy itself. Through its contemporary approach, this innovative text teaches readers to think critically through analysis of current issues, helping today's students become actively engaged citizens.

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Contents

Introduction
4
An Introduction to Political Identities
22
What Is Politics? 4 Suggested Readings
29
Copyright

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Stephen Brooks is Professor of Political Science at the University of Windsor. He teaches in the areas of Canadian politics and American politics. His research interests include the political influence of intellectuals, political thought in Canada and the United States, foreign perceptions of American politics and public policy. His most recent books include Public Policy in Canada (with Lydia Miljan, 4th edition), and America Through Foreign Eyes: Classic Interpreters of American Political Life