Understanding Canada: Building on the New Canadian Political Economy (Paperback)
  • Understanding Canada: Building on the New Canadian Political Economy (Paperback)
zoom

Understanding Canada: Building on the New Canadian Political Economy (Paperback)

(author)
£24.99
Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 26/11/1996
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
As corporations are restructured, governments cut back, and the international economy transformed, there is an increasing need to understand the economic and political forces involved, evaluate their implications, and develop strategies to modify them to meet society's interests. In light of the current situation, the study of political economy is more relevant than ever. Understanding Canada examines a variety of topics from viewpoints ranging from the established to the interdisciplinary. Issues such as gender, Native peoples, race, ethnicity and migration, globalization, foreign policy, the welfare state, regulation, communications, popular culture, and space and the environment are examined, as are the more traditional subjects of economic growth, resources and The new Canadian political economy has emerged from its infancy and is now regarded as a respected and innovative field of scholarship. Understanding Canada furthers this tradition by focusing on current issues in an accessible and informative way. Contents Introduction: Whither the New Canadian Political Economy? - Wallace Clement - Economic Growth and Economic Crisis: Canadian Capitalism Through the Ages - Mel Watkins (Toronto) - Resources and Manufacturing in Canada's Political Economy - Wallace Clement and Glen Williams (Carleton) - Labour in the New Canadian Political Economy - Paul Philips (Manitoba) - Gender at Work: Canadian Feminist Political Economy after 1988 - Meg Luxton (York) and Heather Jon Maroney (Carleton) - Understanding What Happened Here: The Political Economy of Indigenous Peoples - Frances Abele (Carleton) - The Political Economy of Race, Ethnicity, and Migration - Daiva Stasiulis (Carleton) - Going Global: The Politics of Canada's Foreign Policy - Mark Neufeld (Trent) and Sandy Whitworth (York) - Re-mapping Canada: The State in the Era of Globalism - Greg Albo (York) and Jane Jenson (Montreal) - The New Political Economy of Regions - Janine Brodie (York) - The Challenges of the Quebec Question: Paradigm and Counter-Paradigm - Daniel Salee (Concordia) and William Coleman (McMaster) - From the Post-War to the Post-Liberal Keynesian Welfare State - Isabella Bakker (York) and Katherine Scott (?) - Displacing the Welfare State - Liora Salter (York) and Rick Salter (?) - Public Discourse and the Structures of Communication - Ted Magder (York) - The (Real) Integrated Circus: Political Economy, Popular Culture, and Major League Sport - David Whitson (Alberta) and Richard Gruneau (affil?) - Contested Terrains: Social Space and the Canadian Environment - Iain Wallace (Carleton) and Rob Shields (Carleton).

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
ISBN: 9780773515031
Number of pages: 416

You may also be interested in...

After Hegemony
Added to basket
£27.00
Paperback
A Brief History of Neoliberalism
Added to basket
Economics of the Public Sector
Added to basket
The Rotten Heart of Europe
Added to basket
The Federal Reserve
Added to basket
Tiger Head, Snake Tails
Added to basket
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Capitalism and Freedom
Added to basket
The Fourth Revolution
Added to basket
The Wages of Destruction
Added to basket
The Globalization Paradox
Added to basket
Socialism: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Modern Greece
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.