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Political Science Constitutions

Constitutional Politics

The Canadian Forum Book on the Federal Constitutional Proposals 1991-1992

edited by Duncan Cameron & Miriam Smith

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1992
Category
Constitutions
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781550283754
    Publish Date
    Jan 1992
    List Price
    $35.00

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Description

Published in 1992 during a period of great political ferment in Canada, Constitutional Politics offers a variety of contexts in which to view contemporary constitutional proposals.
This collection of essays provides a description and analysis of the major proposals for constitutional change in 1992, combining a description of the substance of these changes with an analysis of the politics of each proposal. In this way it helps readers understand that constitution making is not simply a technical modification of the structures of government, but rather a way of seeking to achieve political goals and objectives.
With contributions from many of Canada's most incisive political thinkers, Constitutional Politics offers cool analysis of this most heated period in the nation's life.

About the authors

DUNCAN CAMERON teaches political economy at the University of Ottawa.

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Miriam Smith is Professor in the Department of Political Studies at Trent University. Her areas of interest are Canadian and comparative politics, in particular, political economy, social movements, and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movements in Canada. She is the author of Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada: Social Movements and Equality-Seeking, 1971-1995 (University of Toronto Press, 1999) and co-editor, with François Rocher, of New Trends in Canadian Federalism (University of Toronto Press, 2003).

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