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Strengthening Canadian Democracy

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Government - General,
  • Canada,
  • Democracy,
  • Elections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11259021M
    ISBN 100886451876
    ISBN 109780886451875


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Canadian democracy continues to be the principal focus of his current research, which concentrates on identifying causes of. Elements of Democracy is an attempt to explore such a range of ideas that make up the vocabulary of democracy. At the dawn of the systematic study of politics more than two millenniums ago, Aristotle said, famously, that in this study, “We should not look for more clarity than the subject matter admits.”.

Canadians seem to be satisfied with an imperfect democracy, and that is what Canadians will have to endure until as a population Canadians stand together and decide that it is no longer acceptable.

Bibliography 1. Howe, Paul & David Northrup. Policy Matters Strengthening Canadian Democracy: The Views of Canadians vol. 1 no. July, In his new book Do Something, author and Parliamentarian Preston Manning calls on Canadians to renew their nation’s ailing democracy.

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(Montréal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, ). Edited, with Paul Howe and André Blais. Monograph. Canadian Elections at the Millennium. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy. Choices paper, Volume 6, Number 6, September Articles in Refereed Journals.Introduces the book "Toward an Ethic of Citizenship Creating a Culture of Democracy for the 21st Century".

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