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Applied political theory and Canadian politics [electronic resource] /
edited by David McGrane and Neil Hibbert.
Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2019]
x, 508 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
144262843X, 1442650478, 9781442628434, 9781442650473
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Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2019]
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Acknowledgments -- Introduction / David McGrane, Neil Hibbert -- Part I: Ideology. From Grant to Hayek: The shifting nature of Canadian conservatism / James Farney -- Canadian liberalism as a distinctive tradition / Brooke Jeffrey -- What does "progressive" mean? The political theory of social democracy and reform liberalism in Canada / David McGrane -- It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing: Ideology in the age of emotion / Paul Saurette, Kathryn Trevenen -- Part II: Equality and social justice. The changing normativity of the Canadian welfare state / Neil Hibbert -- "How we treat our women is our business!": Legal pluralism's impact on women's citizenship in federations / Jill Vickers -- Autonomy, rights, and euthanasia policy: Lessons from John Stuart Mill / Darin Nesbitt -- What's wrong with private schools? / Steven Lecce -- Part III: Democracy and citizenship. Deliberative democracy: The Canadian experience / Marlene K. Sokolon -- Democracy and the problem of constitutional change in Canada / Lee Ward -- Does Canada have a founding moment? / Catherine Frost -- Part IV: Ethnic diversity and minority rights. Self-determination theory: Political and psychological / Michael Murphy -- Beyond multiculturalism: Indigenous normativity and the search for a legitimate constitution / Marc Woons -- Equality rights, multiculturalism, and public reason in Canada / Mark Blythe, Jay Makarenko -- Part V: Nationalism. Lament for a pre-modern nation? George Grant and Michael Byers on Canadian identity / Ann Ward -- Culture and national identity in Quebec / Raffaele Iacovino -- The conqueror's mask: Canada as an empire-state / Marc Chevrier -- Part VI: Canada in the world. The legitimacy of judicial review: The strength of the weak / Stephen Winter -- Canada and the international responsibilities to protect and prosecute in cases of mass atrocity / Kirsten J. Fisher, Cristina G. Stefan -- Immigration and borders in Canada: Looking outward, looking inward, and breaking away from legacies / Mireille Paquet -- Contributors.
"Bringing together political theorists and specialists in Canadian politics, Applied Political Theory and Canadian Politics combines conceptual frameworks from political theory and empirical evidence to offer fresh perspectives on political events in contemporary Canada. Examining complex and timely subjects such as equality, social justice, democracy, citizenship, and ethnic diversity, contributors present current and archival research supplemented with insights drawn from political theory to give readers a deep and nuanced understanding of increasingly pressing issues in Canadian society. For scholars and students seeking a work of political theory that is tangible, focused, and connected to the real world of everyday politics, Applied Political Theory and Canadian Politics will be an important resource, combining philosophical insights and empirical evidence to enhance our understanding of contemporary Canadian politics."--
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