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Political Science Essays

The Canadian Federal Election of 2011

by (author) Jon H. Pammett & Christopher Dornan

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2011
Category
Essays, Post-Confederation (1867-), Elections
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459701816
    Publish Date
    Dec 2011
    List Price
    $9.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459701823
    Publish Date
    Dec 2011
    List Price
    $36.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781459701809
    Publish Date
    Dec 2011
    List Price
    $36.99

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Written by the foremost authorities, The Canadian Federal Election of 2011 provides a complete investigation of all aspects of the campaigns and the outcome of the election.

The Canadian Federal Election of 2011 is a comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the campaign and election outcome. The chapters, written by leading academics, examine the strategies, successes, and failures of the major political parties the Conservatives (Faron Ellis and Peter Woolstencroft), the Liberals (Brooke Jeffrey), the New Democrats (David McGrane), the Bloc Qubcois (Eric Belanger and Richard Nadeau), and the Green Party (Susan Harada).

Also featured in this volume are chapters on the nature of local campaigning (Alex Marland), the polls (André Turcotte), the campaign in the new social media (Mary Francoli, Josh Greenberg and Christopher Waddell), and the nature of modern conservatism (Jonathan Malloy and Jim Farney). The book concludes with a detailed analysis of voting behaviour in 2011 (Harold Clarke and Tom Scotto) and an assessment of whether Canada is headed for a Stephen Harper dynasty (Jon H. Pammett and Lawrence LeDuc). Appendices contain all of the election results.

 

About the authors

Jon H. Pammett is a political science professor at Ottawa’s Carleton University and co-editor of several studies of Canadian elections, including, most recently, Dynasties and Interludes: Past and Present in Canadian Electoral Politics.

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Jon H. Pammett and Christopher Dornan, the editors, represent the co-operation between political science and journalism that is the tradition of this series of books.

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