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Anatomy of an Election

Canada’s 2019 Federal General Election Through the Lens of Political Law

Elections are the high point of democracy. They provide scheduled opportunities for the people at large to have a participatory voice in their own government. They enable adult citizens to judge … 838 View
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Civilizing the State

Reclaiming Politics for the Common Good

Across the world, the liberal nation state is on its knees. Rising inequality, deep political polarization, and the pervasive power of corporations are tearing apart the social contract and … 226 View

Cuba and Its Neighbours

Democracy in Motion

In this groundbreaking book, Arnold August explores Cuba’s unique form of democracy, presenting a detailed and balanced analysis of Cuba’s electoral process and the state’s … 285 View

Democratizing the Constitution

Reforming Responsible Government

Canada’s time-honoured system of responsible government is failing us. This principle, by which the executive must be accountable to the people’s elected representatives, was fought … ; ; 274 View

Honest Politics Now

What ethical conduct means in Canadian Public Life

Using high-profile political scandals as case studies, this book explores the standards of accountability to which Canadian politicians are now being held. This is the definitive up to date book … 392 View
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Making Sense of Society

Power and Possibility

Grounded in the sister disciplines of sociology and anthropology, this textbook is an accessible and critical introduction to contemporary social research. Alex Khasnabish eschews the common … 273 View

Too Dumb for Democracy?

Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our stone-age brains can process democracy in the information age. In an … 256 View

Turning the World Right-Side Up

Science, Community and Democracy

The focus of this book is on the un-sustainability of the system that economists, in the name of science, have foisted upon society. Corporations and the economists who act as their apologists, … ; 240 View
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Foreword

From: Anatomy of an Election

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Foreword by Peter Mansbridge 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Civilizing the State

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The introduction outlines the world’s environmental, political, economic, social and public health contexts from which the book arises, and makes a call for transformative change based on … 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

From: Too Dumb for Democracy?

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The Introduction offers of reflection on how we have found ourselves in a messy world where we must make important decisions. The title of the book asks, “Are we too dumb for … 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction: A Fundamental Democratic Problem

From: Democratizing the Constitution

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Overview of the authors’ argument that Canadian democracy has been undermined by the excess of power of the prime minister over the operations of the House of Commons. ; 28 $2.80 Add
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Introduction: Beyond the Silos

Toward a Social Justice Social Science

From: Making Sense of Society

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In the introduction author Alex Khasnabish explains how the primary purpose of this book is to critically explore what social research is, what it does, and what it is and isn’t good for. … 5 $0.50 Add
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Part 1 Clearing the Cobwebs Around Democracy

Democracy and U.S. Centrism

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Part One The End of an Era?

From: Turning the World Right-Side Up

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