An IntroductionUnknown - 1996
Stephen Brooks' Canadian Democracy explores the complexities, characteristics, and controversies associated with this country's politics. The volume introduces the reader to basic questions about the nature of Canadian Democracy.In this second edition, Canadian Democracy views the current problems and possibilities of Canada's body politics in the context both of Canadian history and of the experience of other representative democracies. Professor Brooks examines the social context of politics, the structures of governancesuch as constitution, parliament, executive federalism and the courts, political participation, and media influence. He considers, as well, important current issues in Canadian political life, including the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, language politics and Quebec, and gender andpolitics.
Publisher: Toronto : Oxford University Press, c1996.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: 320. 971 BRO 1996
Characteristics: x, 398 p. : ill.