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Understanding Canadian Federalism An Introduction to Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0137081480

ISBN-13: 9780137081486

Edition: 2013

Authors: Gregory J. Inwood

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Understanding Canadian Federalismprovides an accessible and straightforward overview of the complex world of Canadian federalism and intergovernmental relations. Its boxed features, reader-friendly language, and interrogative style make the book an engaging and lively read.          Understanding Canadian Federalismdeals thematically with the theoretical and practical issues that have shaped, and continue to confront, Canadian federalism and presents them through the lens of a political economy perspective. It provides an understanding of the essential elements of Canadian federalism will grant readers a solid foundation in the intergovernmental issues that shape Canadian politics.
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Book details

List price: $82.15
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Gregory J. Inwood is a professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University.

Preface
Understanding Canadian Federalism
The Political Economy of Pre-Confederation Canada: The Long Road to Federalism
The Political Economy of Post-Confederation Canada: The Achievement of Federalism
The Evolution of Intergovernmental Relations and Federal-Provincial Conflict
The Rise of Executive Federalism
Conflict Resolution, Judicial Review, and Intergovernmental Accords and Agreements
The Political Cultures of Canadian Federalism
Nationalism and Federalism: Quebec in the Federation
Aboriginal Governance and Federalism
Money Matters: Fiscal Federalism
Intergovernmental Policy (In)Capacity
Local, Continental and Global Dimensions of Federalism
Contemporary Canadian Federalism: Reformation or Transformation?
Glossary
Index