Literature Analysis

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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

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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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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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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Preface

Framing the Shot

From: Damming the Peace

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B.C. filmmaker and photographer Alex Harris shares how she came to document the controversial Site C Dam under construction in B.C.’s Peace River Valley. Wroking with a handful of … 9 $0.90 Add
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Preface to the New Edition

From: Honest Politics Now

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Discusses ethics in politics and the effects of various forms of political corruption on democracy. 8 $0.80 Add
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Address to the Electors of Terrebonne

From: Essential Readings in Canadian Government and Politics, 2nd Edition

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Text of 1840 speech by Louis-Hyppolyte Fontaine promoting responsible government. ; ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Democracy in the U.S.

From: Cuba and Its Neighbours

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Ethics and the Principles of Democracy

From: Honest Politics Now

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Discusses how ethical politics is a requirement for genuinely democratic government. 28 $2.80 Add
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Inequality and Democracy

From: Turning the World Right-Side Up

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Responsible Government: Theory and Practice

From: Democratizing the Constitution

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Historical review of responsible government in Canada in support of an argument that the current situation is in need of reform. 45 $4.50 Add
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“Not Derived from the People”: Letter from the Fathers of Confederation to the British Colonial Secretary

From: Essential Readings in Canadian Government and Politics, 2nd Edition

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1858 letter drafted by Alexander Galt to promote the idea that the constitution of the proposed Canadian confederation be derived from the Imperial Parliament rather than be based on the American … ; ; 2 $0.20 Add
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Economists and Canadian Democracy

From: Turning the World Right-Side Up

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