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Political Economy of Canada An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0195413482

ISBN-13: 9780195413489

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Howlett, Alex Netherton, M. Ramesh

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This revised second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of states and markets in Canada for students of Canadian political economy. The book uses studies of political and economic structures and actors, and case studies of policy-making processes in order to explore the major concepts, approaches and issues in the field and apply them to the study of the challenges currently facing Canada.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Michael Howlett is Burnaby Mountain Professor in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University.

List of Tables and Figures
Political-Economic Method: The Study of States and Markets
The Subject of Political Economy: Capitalism and Democracy
Political-Economic Theory: Old and New Debates
Canadian Studies in Political Economy
Plan of the Book
Liberal Political Economy
Fundamental Tenets
The Market from Classical to Post-Keynesian Theory
The State in Liberal Theory
Liberal Political Economy in Canada
Socialist Political Economy
Fundamental Tenets
Historical Foundations
Contemporary Debates
The State in Socialist Theory
Socialist Political Economy in Canada
Staples Political Economy
Fundamental Tenets
Historical Foundations
Contemporary Debates
The State in Staples Political Economy
The Structure and Organization of the Economy
The Canadian Economy in Comparative Perspective
Income Distribution
Sectoral Structure of the Economy
Significant Aspects of the Resource-Based Economy
Political Implications of the Economic Structure
Canada and the International Political Economy
The International Economic Order and Canada
From the GATT to the World Trade Organization
Canada's International Economic Relations
Political Implications of National-International Integration
The Structure and Organization of the State
Canada's Path of Development: From Colony to Modern State
Redefining Canada: Globalization and Community
Governance: The Organization and Operation of State Institutions
The Political-Economic Significance of Canadian State Structures
The Structure and Organization of Canadian Labour
Colonial Canada: Staples, Immigration, and Paternalism
Modern Canada: Fordism and Industrial Legality
The Structure and Organization of Canadian Capital
The Role of Capital in a Capitalist Economy
The Development of Capital
The Growth of Business Associations
Conclusions: Cohesion, Fragmentation, and Competitiveness
The Macro-Political Economy: Monetary and Fiscal Management
The Instruments and Ends
The History of Fiscal and Monetary Management
The Micro-Political Economy: Industrial Development
The Instruments and Ends
The History of State Intervention in Industrial Development
Canadian Industrial Strategies After 1960
Constraints on Formulation of Industrial Strategies
Conclusion: The Political Economy of Canadian Capitalism