Images of Canadianness: Visions on Canada's Politics, Culture, Economics

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Louis Balthazar, Leen Haenens
University of Ottawa Press, 1998 - History - 255 pages
Images of Canadianness offers backgrounds and explanations for a series of relevant--if relatively new--features of Canada, from political, cultural, and economic angles. Each of its four sections contains articles written by Canadian and European experts that offer original perspectives on a variety of issues: voting patterns in English-speaking Canada and Quebec; the vitality of French-language communities outside Quebec; the Belgian and Dutch immigration waves to Canada and the resulting Dutch-language immigrant press; major transitions taking place in Nunavut; the media as a tool for self-government for Canada's First Peoples; attempts by Canadian Indians to negotiate their position in society; the Canada-US relationship; Canada's trade with the EU; and Canada's cultural policy in the light of the information highway.

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Contents

Introduction
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Reflections on Canada in the Year 199798
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The Liberal Idea of the Canadian NationState
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Copyright

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Leen D'Haenens is associate professor at the Department of Communications, University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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