Subject Area: Canadian Studies

A COMPARISON OF THE WORKS OF ANTONINE MAILLET OF THE ACADIAN TRADITION OF NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, AND LOUISE ERDRICH OF THE OJIBWE OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH THE POEMS OF LONGFELLOW
Lyons, Rosemary
2002 0-7734-6971-0 120 pages


A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH-CANADIAN VERSE IN THE TIMES OF SIR WILFRED LAURIER AND WILLIAM LYON MACKENZIE KING (1896-1911 & 1921-1947)
Kizuk, R. Alexander
2010 0-7734-1415-0 400 pages
This book is a scholarly and critical anthology of 24 English-Canadian poets who wrote and enjoyed large audiences in the first four decades of the Twentieth Century. The poets included represent an entire generation of men and women poets whose careers have been neglected or simply over-shadowed by the success of, first, the Canadian Confederation generation of poets and then, second, the modernist generation who became a dominant force in Canadian literature in the 1950s.

A. M. Klein, the Father of Canadian Jewish Literature Essays in the Poetics of Humanistic Politics
Brenner, Rachel
1991 0-88946-259-3 164 pages
Winner of the 1992 Jewish Book Committee Award in recognition of excellence in literary scholarship.

Studies the Russian-born Canadian-Jewish poet and author of Hitleriad, A. M. Klein. Examines Klein's representations of the post-war humanist crisis. Examines the extent to which Klein's Canadian Jewish identity informs the poet's quest for the ethical restitution of the world at large, and contests the accepted critical view of Klein as a Jewish poet unable to escape the parochialism of the Canadian literary scene. Outlines the poetics of Klein's quest for language and form which would sustain the meaningfulness of art in the face of devastating historical reality.

Administrative Mobbing at the University of Toronto
Westhues, Kenneth
2012 0-7734-6468-9 516 pages
This is the Canadian edition of The Envy of Excellence: Administrative Mobbing of High Achieving Professors

Allegorical Story of the Restoration of African Democracy: The Strong Versus the Weak
Njoku, John
1995 0-7734-8973-8 161 pages
This work details in allegorical form the shocking story of the results of Europe's entry into the African Continent and creation of the momentum which broke down a complete society that existed in harmony. Areas collapsed after independence, as no arrangements were made by the European peoples to help the newly freed nations. Violence escalated as the military took strong hold of the new governments. Military coups begat civil coups, disrupting any positive changes that had occurred. After each coup d'état, hopes for democracy faded further. This illustrative narrative contains such chapters as 'The Strong Men of the Sahara', 'Scramble for Africa', 'Culture in History', 'Political Correctness', 'Patriotic Rogues', 'Leader Among Wolves', 'Army Coup d'état Versus Civilian Coup d'état', and an Epilogue, Index, and illustrations.

American Promotion of Democracy in Africa, 1988-2000: A Comparison of the Presidential Administrations of George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton
Otenyo, Eric E.
2009 0-7734-4707-5 304 pages
This work examines the relationships between U.S. strategic security, trade interests, and democratic enlargement in Africa. The author demonstrates that idiosyncratic presidential actions shaped the outcomes of the policy to export democratic ideals to Africa.

American Tradition of Liberty, 1800-1860. From Jefferson to Lincoln
Cooke, J. W.
1986 0-88946-101-5 232 pages
The only work to deal with the study of the meaning of freedom during the period in question. Describes the beliefs of 20-plus political philosophers, clergymen and theologians, collectivists, individualists, anarchists, and pro- and anti-slavery polemicists in a series of intellectual sketches held together by a common theme: what did the literate and articulate antebellum American mean when he used the words liberty and freedom?

Americans in Canada. Migration and Settlement Since the 1840's
Harvey, David
1991 0-88946-215-1 442 pages
Brings the narrative of Americans in Canada up to the Census of 1981. Presents all relevant censal and immigration statistics within eight investigations into such matters as "how many came," "where did they go," and "what did they do," and a ninth exploration into the world of myth and impressions.

An Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of Public Lotteries the Canadian Experience
Vance, Joan
1989 0-88946-194-5 250 pages
Examines evidence concerning Canadian state lotteries, viewing them in the historical context of lotteries elsewhere, particularly in Great Britain and the United States, and relating the burgeoning of state lotteries in Canada in the 1970s to the fiscal crisis of the state.

An Analysis of the Economic Democracy Reforms in Sweden
Whyman, Philip
2004 0-7734-6476-X 342 pages
Explores the background to, and impact made by, one of the most ambitious and controversial policy innovations ever attempted in Sweden, namely the economic democracy reforms. The Wage-Earner Funds proposal, advanced to strengthen the celebrated Rehn-Meidner economic model, in addition to promoting employee influence over their working lives, encouraged theoretical and predictive texts. This book draws upon a substantial Swedish-language literature, together with over fifty interviews with leading actors involved with the issue. It further evaluates the concept of collective funds as a policy instrument to meet multiple objectives, and comments upon the future viability of this approach.

An Integrated Defence Strategy for Canada and the United States in Norad
Nyíri, Nicolas A.
2002 0-7734-6917-6 432 pages
This book offers the ‘preventive process’ as the more practical avenue toward the prevention of aggression from which the prevention of war can follow. This process includes the redesigning of defence policy objectives and the building of an Integrated Defence System from which an Integrated Defence Strategy can be developed. It recommends that Canada and the United States in NORAD should develop a strategy in which three basic defence policy choice-options, ‘Defend, Deter or Fight,’ can be fully integrated.

Anti-Primitivism and the Decline of the West the Social Cost of Cultural Ignorance Volume Two: The Failure of Christianity, Progress, and Democracy
Urban, C.
1993 0-7734-9857-5 384 pages
The work explains that the West obliterated primitive civilizations everywhere in the names of Christianity and Progress. They were not exterminated -- or better, absorbed -- in the name of democracy, because the latter was for the white man only and was thought too exotic for the primitive to grasp. From a scholarly point of view, if the idea of Progress has failed, it will eventually cause the failure of democracy. That idea has to be dealt with on at least three levels, i.e., the Third World where there are almost no prospects; Russia and eastern Europe where success with a free market economy is dubious; and, finally, here at home where, under democracy and diverse ethnic and religious groups, we seem unable to solve basic and vital issues. Any librarian whose collection includes Oswald Spengler's The Decline of the West and Edward Said's Orientalism will want to add the present work.

Anti-Primitivism and the Decline of the West. The Social Cost of Cultural Ignorance; The Primitive and the Supernatural
Urban, Jeff
1993 0-7734-9855-9 356 pages
Explains that the West obliterated primitive civilizations everywhere in the names of Christianity and Progress. They were not exterminated -- or better, absorbed -- in the name of democracy, because the latter was for the white man only and was thought too exotic for the primitive to grasp. From a scholarly point of view, if the idea of Progress has failed, it will eventually cause the failure of democracy. That idea has to be dealt with on at least three levels, i.e., the Third World where there are almost no prospects; Russia and eastern Europe where success with a free market economy is dubious; and, finally, here at home where, under democracy and diverse ethnic and religious groups, we seem unable to solve basic and vital issues.

Attitudes to Social Structure and Mobility in Upper Canada, 1815-1840
Russell, Peter
1990 0-88946-193-7 250 pages
Examines popular attitudes in Upper Canada regarding social structure and the degree of social mobility that was thought possible during the period from 1815 to 1840, when Upper Canada was viewed as a "poor man's country" where all could "be laird" and prosper but was also characterized by a set of fixed social strata.

Beyond Democracy to Post-Democracy. Conceiving a Better Model of Governance to Supercede Democracy
Baofu, Peter
2004 0-7734-6216-3 388 pages
Contrary to the belief of many contemporaries, democracy is as evil and good as non-democracy. This sounds shocking, since democracy (of whatever version) enjoys its triumphant moment in our age, to the effect that there is a widespread belief of democracy, unlike non-democracy, as most congenial to the celebration (not condemnation) of difference. This democratic/non-democratic dichotomy therefore privileges democracy as the highest political achievement of human civilization, such that everywhere there have been endless discussions of how and why different societies and cultures are to adopt it, all in the celebration of difference in our time.

Dr.Baofu, in this wide-ranging work, shows how and why the democratic idea of difference becomes the democratic mystique of difference. His inquiry reveals, in the end, how and why democracy privileges itself by an untenable dichotomy and is essentially contingent on the historical needs of society and the dominant themes of culture in our time. Democracy will not last (to be superseded by what Dr.Baofu originally called “post-democracy”), just as aristocracy before it could not. The difference is that we believe in our version of historical destiny now, just as those before us believed in theirs then, and those after us will believe in theirs in the future.

As an anti-hero of our time, Baofu’s critique against the sacrosanct idea of democracy earns few friends and wins few hearts, in an age where the democratic idea reigns supreme as its god.

Beyond Democracy to Post-Democracy: Conceiving a Better Model of Governance to Supercede Democracy
Baofu, Peter
2004 0-7734-6218-X 500 pages
Contrary to the belief of many contemporaries, democracy is as evil and good as non-democracy. This sounds shocking, since democracy (of whatever version) enjoys its triumphant moment in our age, to the effect that there is a widespread belief of democracy, unlike non-democracy, as most congenial to the celebration (not condemnation) of difference. This democratic/non-democratic dichotomy therefore privileges democracy as the highest political achievement of human civilization, such that everywhere there have been endless discussions of how and why different societies and cultures are to adopt it, all in the celebration of difference in our time.

Dr.Baofu, in this wide-ranging work, shows how and why the democratic idea of difference becomes the democratic mystique of difference. His inquiry reveals, in the end, how and why democracy privileges itself by an untenable dichotomy and is essentially contingent on the historical needs of society and the dominant themes of culture in our time. Democracy will not last (to be superseded by what Dr.Baofu originally called “post-democracy”), just as aristocracy before it could not. The difference is that we believe in our version of historical destiny now, just as those before us believed in theirs then, and those after us will believe in theirs in the future.

As an anti-hero of our time, Baofu’s critique against the sacrosanct idea of democracy earns few friends and wins few hearts, in an age where the democratic idea reigns supreme as its god.

Biography of Francois Xavier Anselme Trudel. Quebec’s Foremost Political Maverick in the Nineteenth Century
Munro, Kenneth
2001 0-7734-7556-7 272 pages
F.-X.-A. Trudel was a lawyer, politician, and journalist, a maverick and free spirit who undermined all the institutions and values he professed to hold dear. He was a forceful proponent of Roman Catholicism of the harsh conservative ultramontane variety who disobeyed ecclesiastical authority; he stressed family values but neglected his wife and children in his pursuit of fame and fortune; a conservative; an anti-Semite; personal in his attacks on those who disagreed with his point of view. He was a strong French Canadian nationalist . He died a lonely figure disliked and ridiculed by almost everyone he had come into contact with during his rather short lifetime. The man behind the self-righteous exterior is revealed in this biography, his public career fleshed out through a clearer understanding of his personal life. The biography also gives focus to the many uncertainties and cross-currents in Quebec in the years following Confederation.

Biomedical Ethics in Canada
Williams, John
1986 0-88946-149-X 194 pages
Attempts to set forth as accurate a picture as possible of the present state of biomedical ethics in Canada, along with recommendations as to how it can be improved. Also shows how far the goal is of expanding the field of biomedical ethics so as to provide major improvements in the quality of health care in Canada.

British American Loyalists in Canada and U.S. Southern Confederates in Brazil. Exiles From the United States
Iwanska, Alicja
1993 0-7734-9384-0 168 pages
The first sociological study (using social anthropology techniques) of the descendants of British American Loyalists in Canada (Fredericton, Montreal, Toronto, et al.), and of the Southern Confederates in their capital Americana in Brazil. It examines the way political exiles who left their country (persuaded that their political causes were lost) decided to concentrate their efforts in the host countries on the survival of their cultures only. It documents the techniques through which the two groups (original exiles and their descendants) achieved that cultural survival and prominent places in their host-countries.

Building Local Democracy in Barcelona
Blakeley, Georgina
2004 0-7734-6280-5 313 pages
There is an abundant literature on the Spanish transition to democracy as viewed from the level of the Spanish national polity and of the national political elites. The view from civil society and from particular localities is much less explored. This book fills this gap by seeking to understand the process of democratisation from the local level, the level of politics closest to the ordinary citizen. Through an empirical case study of politics in the city of Barcelona, this book sheds light on the relationship between democratisation and citizen participation in associations and social movements within civil society. The focus is on both the process of democratisation and the outcome of that process, namely, the kind of democracy established.

At the core of the book are three questions. First, what role did citizen participation play in the process of democratisation? Second, what was the impact of citizen participation on the kind of democracy established? And finally, what are the consequences of trying to create a more participatory democracy within the shell of capitalist, liberal democracy? The book answers these questions by drawing on a variety of sources and methods including extensive interviews with key local political actors.

Campbell-Stone Movement in Ontario Christian Church ( Disciples of Christ), Churches of Christ, Independent Christian Churches & Churches of Christ
Cox, Claude
1995 0-7734-9421-9 484 pages
This volume contains papers presented at five "Restoration Heritage Day" meetings held in Barrie, Everton, Omagh, and Toronto (1986-1990). Includes papers from sixteen scholars representing all three branches of the Campbell-Stone movement. Deals with the Scotch Baptist influence in Ontario, Campbell's contributions to Ontario, significant leaders, congregational histories, church life, and developments within each wing of the movement.

Campus Hate-Speech Codes, Natural Rights, and Twentieth Century. Atrocities Revised and Expanded Edition
Anastaplo, George
1999 0-7734-8847-2 192 pages
The essays in this volume address the current problems posed by hate-speech. Expressed are concerns in which there is a vital need to restore the standard of civility by which productive discourse is sustained. As we are now confronted by the problem of what may be done, consistent with our constitutional principles and political habits, to discourage if not even suppress irresponsible speech on campuses and elsewhere, this volume presents commentary on the way back from individualism to a proper sense of community.

Canadian Anglicanism at the Dawn of a New Century
Bryant, M.
2001 0-7734-7571-0 264 pages
This volume is composed of articles by Anglican scholars across Canada, and includes an essay by the Primate of Canada. It examines the current state of the Anglican church, and the challenges it faces, from culture wars to medical ethics and environmentalism.

Canonical Status of Catholic Health Care Facilities in the Province of New Brunswick in Light of Recent Provincial Government Legislation
McGowan, Michael
2000 0-7734-7683-0 380 pages
In March, 1992, the provincial health minister announced an overhaul of the health care system in New Brunswick. This legislation threatened the Church’s integral mission of providing health care in the province. The Hospital Act of 1992 terminated the collaboration, cooperation and partnership between Government and Church. The take-over of the Catholic hospitals, the dissolution of the individual hospital boards, the establishment of seven regional hospital corporations, challenged and even denied the Church’s right to be involved in the health care delivery system. After nearly a year of negotiations, an agreement was reached whereby Catholic hospital facilities would continue to be owned by the religious institutes. While administration and control of these facilities would come under the authority of a regional hospital corporation, provisions were introduced to safeguard Catholic mission, values, philosophy and ethics in these hospitals.

Chinese-Canadians, Canadian-Chinese Coping and Adapting in North America
Tian, Guang
1999 0-7734-2253-6 348 pages
This work examines how Mainland Chinese Refugees (MCRs), under diaspora conditions, identify themselves and adapt to their new environment in Canada. It probes how MCRs draw upon and reflect transnational social fields or imagined communities. As a study of ethnicity and coping strategies, it describes the MCRs in terms of who they are and where they come from in China; why these individuals became MCRs; why they chose Canada, and many other variables.

Concise Dictionary of the Nuuchahnulth Language of Vancouver Island
Stonham, John
2005 0-7734-6138-8 564 pages
This is the first published dictionary of the Nuuchahnulth language of Vancouver Island, based primarily upon the Tsishaath variety and supplemented by material from a number of other dialects of the language. The main body of the dictionary consists of a collection of over 7,000 headwords of Nuuchahnulth, accompanied by English equivalents, and examples illustrating the use of the headword. In addition to this there are markers for part of speech and additional information concerning dialectal variation, usage, further information about the entry, and various grammatical details, including classifiers associated with nouns, irregular plurals and bound forms. This is followed by an English-Nuuchahnulth glossary of some 7,500 entries, an appendix on grammatical forms and another on placenames, and a list of references.

Constructing ‘ England ’ in the Fourteenth Century: A Postcolonial Interpretation of Middle English Romance
Young, Helen Victoria
2010 0-7734-1293-X 304 pages
Explores how narratives aided in the construction of a national identity in England in the late Middle Ages. Throughout the Middle Ages England was the site of confluent cultures, English, Scandinavian, and Continental, and this work examines how social, cultural and political encounters, particularly in the centuries following the Norman Conquest, influenced constructions of Englishness.

Contemporary Theories and Canadian Fiction Shifting Sands
Darias-Beautell, Eva
1999 0-7734-8173-7 267 pages
This study attempts to bring together a series of provinces between and within contemporary theory, criticism and fiction. It provides an overview of some of the most complex issues shaping present literary debates with a clear focus on Canadian fiction of the last twenty years.

Contemporary Women Writing in the Other Americas Volume Three. Contemporary Women Writing in Canada and Quebec
Colvile, Georgiana
1996 0-7734-8810-3 180 pages
"Space That I Claim as Mine": Contemporary Canadian Women's Novels in English (Coral Ann Howells) Writing About Writing: Carol Shields's The Journal (Simone Vauthier) Expatriates or not? Two Canadian Novelists in Paris: Anne Hébert and Mavis Gallant (Georgiana M. M. Colvile) Quebec Women Writers and the Quiet Revolution (Mary Jean Green) France Théoret's Feminist Hyperrealism: Denaturalizing Female Domesticity in L'Homme qui peignait Staline (Karen Gould) Rape by Grammar: Marlene Nourbese Philip's Hyphenated Tongue or Writing the Caribbean Demotic between Africa and Arctic (Barbara Godard) Art is a Thief: Maria Campbell and Linda Griffith's Jessica (Frances W. Kaye) Writing as a Trajectory of Desire and Consciousness (Nicole Brossard)

Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Writings of Thomas King and Colin Johnson (mudrooroo)
Archer-Lean, Clare
2006 0-7734-5864-6 376 pages
Much has been written on the similarities between Canada, Australia and other Westernised English colonies in terms of the representation of Indigenous identity in fiction by white writers. This study addresses some very specific textual responses to this use of the ‘indigene’ by authors who are not from mainstream Anglo culture. The work makes an original contribution to knowledge and culture by comparing not only authors on far sides of the world, but also by comparing authors who do not easily fit into neat categories of identity themselves.

Daniel Warner and the Paradox of Religious Democracy in 19th Century America
Fudge, Thomas
1998 0-7734-8249-0 404 pages
“Fudge’s work raises important questions and implications for American religious historiography. In the first place his study shifts and enlarges the bi-polar historiography that has dominated the study of American Protestantism, particularly in its conservative and Evangelical forms. . . . demonstrates that other polarities defined the work of significant leaders such as Daniel S. Warner. This in itself makes Fudge’s work an important historiographical step. . . . a solid foundation of thorough acquaintance with the scholarship in the area coupled with careful research in primary source material. Fudge has brought to light fugitive and, in some instances, highly charged materials that bear in important ways on the history of an American religious movement. He handles these materials with unusual sensitivity and a light touch.” – Merle D. Strege

Demise of American Democracy: Explaining the Crisis and What to Do About It
Durland, William
2016 1-4955-0439-5 264 pages
“In this important book, Dr. Durland draws on his vast research and experience to make the case for the danger to democracy from our present political climate. It is a compelling case, presented fairly and clearly. His personal stories add unexpected depth and breadth and fascination.”
-Dr. Linda Seger,
Author and Consultant




Democracy - An Alternate View
Riser, John
2004 0-7734-6439-5 231 pages
This book provides an examination of democracy in a different light, specifically in the author’s identification, explication and elaboration of three fundamental criteria. These three fundamental criteria of democracy and democratic practice often discounted or simply disregarded are: 1) democracy is a form of human activity relevant not just for the conventionally political state but also, as much or more, for other social contexts of various magnitudes and functions; 2) democracy is a practice of positive freedom, incorporating negative freedom but subsuming the latter within the project of the mutual empowerment of human beings in accordance with humanistic values; 3) democracy is embodied most adequately in a communally (not merely socially) cooperative model that is different, in most important respects, from unitary, adversary or deliberative models (herein subjected to critique).

Explicit analyses are provided of a variety of socio-political concepts that are philosophically integrated with these criteria, concepts such as representation, participation, elitism, preferences, interests, the common good, human needs and human rights, negative freedom and positive freedom, justice, equality, difference, legitimacy, obligation and loyalty. The author’s own model of democracy – acknowledged to be unrealizable at the level of the nation-state (where adversary quasi-democracy is most practicable) – is explicated, at the same time, dealing with problems and prospects for it and emphasizing its importance for the social activity of human beings in the immediacy of their lifeworld.

Democracy and Race in Brazil, Britain and the United States Reaching for Higher Ground
Brown, Walton
1997 0-7734-8729-8 300 pages
This study examines the relationship between democracy and the politics of race from a cross-national comparative perspective, examining specifically how Black people fare in the political systems of Britain, Brazil, and the United States. The book addresses questions about the role of race in the development of democratic ideology, theory and systems of governance, and the levels of difference and commonality in the political experiences of people of African descent in the diaspora. Traditional tools of comparative political science are used to examine the role of race and race-related issues in each nation, and each nation-state chapter traces the historical relationship between the development of democracy and the politics of race. The study identifies the processes and factors that are the result of the specific national or political differences and those that may be the result of systemic factors that commonly occur in democratic contexts. This study makes an important contribution to the field of political science, and the sub-fields of comparative politics, race/ethnic politics, and will be of interest to the related fields of sociology and history.

Democracy and the Philippine Media, 1983-93
Smith, Desmond
2000 0-7734-7816-7 404 pages
This study examines the relationships between the Philippine media, class power, and the state. It focuses particularly on the economic and political actors and agencies, including the press, which have promoted or hindered democratization in the Philippines during the decade 1983-1993. It argues that although the role of the Philippine press has been considerable, it has been inextricably bound to the interests of the ruling elites who have disproportionate control over mainstream media agendas.

Democracy and the Role of the Haitian Media
Rhodes, Leara
2001 0-7734-7314-9 240 pages
This study includes an explanation of the origins of the exiled Haitian press, the revolutionary character of the Haitian-American press, historical development of media in Haiti, and the relationship between media and the government from 1986 to 1999. It also contains a review of the literature and a theoretical base developed after reviewing the political systems of the press. It uses this most-difficult-case scenario to illustrate the changing pattern media may take in helping to create a democratic society.

Diary of English Art Critic Eric Newton on a North American Lecture Tour in 1937
Batts, John
1997 0-7734-8550-3 144 pages
Eric Newton was a virtual Renaissance man: author of European Painting and Sculpture and Tintoretto, painter and mosaicist, art critic for the Manchester Guardian from 1930-1947, and then for the Sunday Times, Slade Professor of Fine Arts at Oxford, lecturer at home and abroad on art history, BBC broadcaster, and finally, CBE. This diary is the record of a lecture tour thorough Canada and the United States in 1937, arranged by the National Gallery of Canada. The diary presents a shrewd assessment of the arts in Canada, shows traces of the author's own development, and is a well-written and fascinating melange of responses to places and people, reflection, incident, humor, and a panorama of living voices and snapshots from the past

Diary of James Horne Morrison, (1894-1895) a Scots Missionary in Canada
Schlenther, Boyd
1995 0-7734-9024-8 114 pages
A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, James Morrison went to Moose Jaw as a student-minister from April 1894-April 1895. His pen was sharp and incisive, his literary abilities of a high order. The diary paints splendid cameos of social, political and religious gatherings, often with wickedly funny observations. Moreover, the author produced beautifully crafted descriptions of natural phenomena. Together with its high literary merit, this journal is of decided historical importance -- an exceedingly rare first-hand account of life amongst the prairie settlers of western Canada during its formative period.

Differing Developments of Organic Agriculture in Canada and Sweden: The Experiences of the Farmers Themselves
McLaughlin, Darrell
2007 0-7734-5437-3 292 pages
Examines the move towards organic agriculture as an example of social change which can best be understood as the result of three factors: nature, social structure and human agency. The study extends beyond pre-ecological understandings of social change and attempts to incorporate peoples’ relationships with the natural environment as a factor influencing shifts in the patterns of daily life. The focus of the discussion is on understanding the forces which have produced the concern for agricultural sustainability in Canada and Sweden.

Diversity and Change in Institutions of Higher Learning: A Case Study of Educators in the Canadian University College System
Adrienne S. Chan
2007 0-7734-5457-8 316 pages
This study documents both individual and institutional change, regarding diversity, through a case study of a post-secondary (i.e., higher education) institution in Canada. The text contains research conducted to explore what motivates and immobilizes institutions and institutional actors to change. By utilizing auto/biographical narratives, the author is able to explore the impact of social, political, and structural forces at work in the institution. The research illustrates how individual and collective agency are instrumental in creating space for diversity in such institutions, thereby preparing the way for larger institutional change. This work will be of interest to educators and administrators in higher education, particularly those who are working with policy, inclusion, and diversity.

Domestic and International Dimensions of the Resettlement of Polish Ex-Servicemen in Canada, 1943-1948
Thornton, Martin
2000 0-7734-7702-0 292 pages


Economic Analysis on Canadian Tax Cases
Hsu, Berry
1993 0-7734-9253-4 116 pages
This study analyzes the background of Canadian tax policies, with special emphasis on the Carter Commission. Discusses the relevance of law and economics emphasizing the use of economic tools to analyze common law cases. Theories of economics are linked and an analysis of the trend of applying economic analysis in federal tax cases is discussed.

Electoral Conditions of Economic Cooperation. How Democracies Select Their Leaders Affects Their Foreign Policy
Rey, Denis
2010 0-7734-3764-9 164 pages
Examines whether electoral rules impact the level of multilateralism, or cooperative policies, that countries pursue. Specifically, this research looks at International Governmental Organization membership, foreign aid donations, and trade tariffs to determine whether some democracies, because of the degree of representativeness afforded by their political institutions, pursue such preferences to a greater extent than others.

Entrepreneurism in Canada a History of
Benson, John
1991 0-88946-260-7 184 pages
Studies the history and survival of penny capitalism in Canada, and demonstrates the importance of the concept of penny capitalism in the study of Canadian history. Examines how penny capitalists and other small, self-employed producers affected and were affected by urban development, the growth and diversification of the economy, immigration, and regulatory legislation. Shows that the survival of penny capitalism eased the restructuring of the modern industrial economy.

Environmental Accounting for Changes in Farm Land Use: A Canadian Case Study
Merem, Edmund C.
2005 0-7734-6139-6 312 pages
This study examines the changing area of agricultural land through regional environmental accounting in the Ottawa South Central Region of Eastern Ontario Canada from 1981 to 1996. In the field of environmental accounting, increasing attention has been paid to the national approach, with less research at the regional level. A national approach may show a country to have a large quantity of natural resources, including agricultural land areas, at a given period of time, yet not explore the nature and extent of change in the same resources in small areas at the regional level. This study proposes a regional model based upon census data analysis to illustrate the process and level of change in agricultural land area, and the model is then applied at Six Census SubDivisions in the Ottawa region. The study found that over the 15-year period there were significant changes in the area of agricultural land, in the form of a decline in the entire study area as a result of socio-economic factors, and that this in turn enhances regional expertise for researchers, planners and resource managers in the design of strategies and monitoring tools for gauging the temporal-spatial evolution of natural resources, including areas of farmland.

Environmental Accounting for Oil and Natural Gas. A North American Case Study of Canada and the Southeast United States
Merem, Edmund
2010 0-7734-1379-0 380 pages
This book uses national accounting approach anchored in multivariate analysis and descriptive statistics connected to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to analyse oil and gas depletion and environmental damage costs and the factors responsible for the change from 1961 to 2000. This book contains two color photographs.

Ethos of Voice in the Journal of James Rainstorpe Morris. From the Sable Island Humane State, 1801-1802
Stilwell, Rosalee
2001 0-7734-7663-6 244 pages
To study James Rainstorpe Morris’s journal (kept by order of Nova Scotia’s government) is to get a privileged glimpse into the life of a famous Atlantic Maritime community as it was being founded, that of the Sable Island Humane Station. James Morris was responsible for making the Humane Station the successful social experiment it was, and he is also noteworthy as a member of the Planters of Nova Scotia, the first wave of colonists from New England who settled in Nova Scotia in the mid-eighteenth century. By studying the rhetoric of Planters like Morris, we gain insight on the cultural ethos which Canada and the United States share today. This study will appeal to scholars interested in rhetoric, literacy, and historical studies. Includes a transcription of the journal.

Evolution of the Liberal Democratic State with a Case Study of Latinos in San Antonio, Texas
Flores, Henry
2003 0-7734-6674-6 248 pages
CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

This study addresses several unresolved questions concerning the theory of the state through the use of a nonlinear dynamical theoretical model. This model, sometimes referred to as ‘Chaos Theory,’ identifies the principal structural reasons for the state’s autonomy even though the state is a creation of the dynamical social relations of any given society. Most importantly, Chaos Theory is used to explore how and why the state evolves throughout history. Although the theoretical model is at the heart of this volume’s discussion, the evolution of the local state in San Antonio, Texas provides the case study for explication of the model. The effects of the state’s evolution on the social and political lives of Latinos highlight the case study.

Examination of Police Intervention in Domestic Disturbances in a Canadian Context
Choi, Alfred
1994 0-7734-2248-X 152 pages
The first part of the study investigates an area in criminology that has not been scrutinized scientifically -- discretionary as well as systematic police actions in domestic disputes. The second part tackles the controversial issue of the dangerousness of enforcing domestic disturbances, and identifies conditions which are most likely to result in police assaults and injuries. The empirically identified risk factors are subsequently used to provide recommendations on police training and occupational safety.

Explaining the Failure of Democracy in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Afoaku, Osita George
2005 0-7734-6034-9 248 pages
This work traces the remote origins of Congo’s current national predicament and the people’s protracted quest for democracy and social justice. The first part of the book provides an account of the political history of modern Congo which sets the context for the second part, an in-depth discussion of the interplay of internal and external forces in Congo and their impact on the politics of democratic transition in the country from 1990 through the early 2000s. Arguing that recent popular resistance against political dictatorship in Congo builds on a long-standing tradition, the author offers critical analysis of post-Cold War configuration of pro-democracy forces (or the appearance thereof) inside the country and at the global level, which compelled President Mobutu to inaugurate political reform in April 1990. Against this backdrop, he assesses the roles played by the Sovereign National Conference (SNC), the transitional institutions established by the SNC, and the Sacred Union of opposition, all of which emerged during the early 1990s in response to the government’s decision to lift the ban on partisan political activity. With particular reference to the 1996–97 war, which toppled Mobutu’s regime, and the 1998–2003 war against the Kabila regime, the author analyses the events leading up to internationalization of Congo’s transition crisis and the roles played by principal actors from the country’s rival political factions and their international allies in the two conflicts. The book concludes with cautious optimism about the prospects for democracy and sustainable economic development in the post-Mobutu Congo and an overview of some of the practical steps that must be taken by the Congolese people and the global community in order to realize these objectives.

Field Research in North American Agricultural Communities
Molz, Rick, and Will, Frederic
2003 0-7734-6808-0 224 pages
This book is based on field research in agricultural communities in Chiapas, Quebec, and Iowa. It is both an academic and a warmhearted study of the social and human factors embedded within the three agricultural communities making up the North American Free Trade Agreement. It will inform scholars and general readers interested in ecology, environment, international relations, agriculture and technology, rural sociology, and technology and social transition. It will also inform those who are interested in the food they eat, who ask questions about how that food was processed, taking the reader into the banana grove, cornfield, and dairy barn as well as into the banana packing plant, grain processing factory and cheese factory.

Fifty Years of Canada-United States Defense Cooperation. The Road From Ogdensburg
Sokolsky, Joel
1992 0-7734-9602-5 428 pages
In this volume, noted scholars from both sides of the border explain the multi-faceted character of fifty years of defense cooperation. Part I begins by examining the efforts of both countries to secure the continent during WWII, then goes on to place bilateral military cooperation in the broader context of western collective defense during the Cold War. Part II looks closely at the past, present and future of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, Canada-U.S. naval cooperation and the prospects for trans-Atlantic security relations. This volume provides a rich anthology on the defense partnership which will be an invaluable tool for both the beginner and veteran scholar of Canada-U.S. relations.

Globalism and the Obsolescence of the State
Hudson, Yeager
1999 0-7734-7968-6 356 pages
This work explores topics such as: globalism, justice, and federalism; State sovereignty; world community; violence and coercion; and designing social institutions.

History of a Catholic Girls’ Day and Boarding School, 1865-1970. The Religious and Educational Achievement of the Loretto Sisters
Lei, Christine
2011 0-7734-3861-0 268 pages
This study revises the existing body of historical research by examining the critical role of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s (IBVM) in the process of establishing convent schooling in Hamilton, Canada West, in 1865. Without the diligent work of women religious, and in particular that of the Loretto Sisters, the history of higher education of Hamilton girls in the late-nineteenth and early twentieth-centuries would have been markedly different. This work adds to our understanding of nineteenth and twentieth-century education by examining the experiences of those students and teachers who participated in the day-to-day life of Loretto Hamilton.

How Canada is Described in the Writings of Nineteenth-Century Canadian Women: The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire
Le Jeune, Francoise
2012 0-7734-2904-2 576 pages
This book aims at introducing a new perspective on the general and popular debate on empire building and nation building in Britain in the early stage of the second British Empire. The work investigates the representations of Canada circulating at the heart of the British Empire, in the "metropole", during the three decades preceding Canadian Confederation. The author takes Canada as an epitome for the "white" Empire and focuses on the representations of the Canadian colonies which circulated in the metropole, through women’s texts. By focusing on Canada and its representations, the author also brings new perspectives on the way the Victorians imagined their colonies. The book shows that the British North American colonies took pride of place in the editorial world through the publication of women emigrants' personal narratives and women’s travel accounts on Canada. The author shows that there was clearly a female way of representing the Empire: from the margins of the colonies, but also from the margins of the publishing world where “colonial” books were assigned. The author clearly analyses the contribution of middle-class female authors to the current debates on colonial and imperial policies in Canada, thus taking part in and influencing official views on empire-building, at the heart of the metropole.

How Human Service Providers Can Collaborate to Improve Education: A Case Study of the Saskatchewan Schoolplus Project
Salm, Twyla Lynn
2009 0-7734-4798-9 296 pages
This study was designed to explore the meaning of interprofessional collaboration for human service providers from five sectors including teachers and administrators who work across sectors with families and schools. Lawson’s (2003) taxonomy provided a framework to interpret how participants understood their experiences. Three levels of participants emerged: frontline workers, middle managers and policy makers. Four challenges are presented that outline ways interprofessional partnerships might further oppress marginalized communities. The complementary nature of anti-oppressive thinking and interprofessional partnerships emerges suggesting that informed and shaped by critical theory and anti-oppressive thinking, interprofessional partnersips in a SchoolPLUS Context has the potential to become a powerful force for transformative change.

How Political Singers Facilitated the Spanish Transition to Democracy, 1960-1982
Esther Pérez-Villalba
2007 0-7734-5417-9 420 pages
This book explores the politics of identity in works by popular male singer-songwriters Víctor Manuel and Joaquín Sabina and in those by well-known female political singer Ana Belén between the years 1968 and 1982. It examines the connections that existed between their works and the broader Spanish context of the Transition (1960-1982) to democracy. It also explores the representations of Spanish national identity – with special reference to gender differences – that appeared in their texts between 1968 and 1982. It compares the relationship that existed between representations of the nation and national identity in their musical work and Francoist notions of Spain and Spanishness as constructed in different hegemonic discourses. Finally, this book examines some of the most relevant roles that Spanish canción de autor/a, cantautores and cantantes políticos fulfilled at the time of the Transition, especially among different anti-Francoist collectives.

Identity Politics as an Alternative to Conservatism and Social Democracy: The Emergence of Neo-Volkism in Advanced Western Societies
Arwine, Alan
2011 0-7734-1393-6 376 pages
This study argues that an emerging politics of identity is gradually replacing the politics of interests that has traditionally dominated the political arena in advanced industrial societies. It updates the literature on new political cleavages with a perspective that emphasizes both national patriotism and sub-cultural defense, and backs up its analysis with a large body of evidence concerning ongoing political conflicts.

Images of Louis Riel in Canadian Culture
Hathorn, Ramon
1992 0-7734-9486-3 432 pages
This volume brings together essays that address the problematic Louis Riel, Canadian hero/villain, at the intersection of history and myth. Distinguished historians and literary critics include Rudy Wiebe, Mavor Moore, Desmond Morton, and others. Throughout, the emphasis is upon the shifting and, ultimately, indeterminate nature of representations of Riel, in newspaper, textbook, novel, poem, and play. Foregrounds Riel as initiating a process of mythification that runs from melodramatic 19th-century accounts through modernist literary re-evaluation to post-modernist focus on Riel as cultural icon. As the most comprehensive collection of essays on Riel and Canadian cultural self-examination yet to appear, the volume attests to the continuing vitality of investigation into this significant figure of Canadian history. With photographs.

Influence of Daoism on Asian-Canadian Writers
Chen, John Zhong MIng
2009 0-7734-4810-1 296 pages
The first English monograph to focus on the impact of Daoism/Taoism on Asian North American writers. The book focuses on four areas: aesthetics, poetics, politics, and moral-cosmological visions.

Influence of Painting on Five Canadian Writers Alice Munro, Hugh Hood, Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Ondaatje
Cooke, John
1996 0-7734-8838-3 264 pages
This volume argues that the work of these writers has been shaped by Ontario painting, which was, until the mid-1960s, the province's pre-eminent art form. The three introductory chapters situate the five writers in the context of contemporary Ontario culture, blurring the boundaries between disciplines. This is a direct contrast to the dominant critical approach, which has been to place Ontario (and other Canadian) art in a national, mythic, and disciplinary context. The volume includes chapters providing relevant background about Northrop Frye and Ontario historians, as well as Ontario visual artists. This study will also interest scholars of cultural history and interdisciplinary studies.

Interest Groups and Lobbying in United States and Comparative Perspectives. Essays in Ethics, Institutional Pluralism, Regulation, and Management
McGrath, Conor
2009 0-7734-4692-3 452 pages
This collection of original research on interest groups and lobbying around the world offers the most wide-ranging set of scholarly analyses of organized interest behavior available to date. While there is an enormous amount of research already available on groups in the American political process, and a smaller though still sizeable body dealing with interest representation in the other Western democracies, this collection provides scholars with perspectives on an unprecedented range of nations.

Interviews with African American Women Engaged in Local Indiana Politics: A Grassroots of American Civic Democracy
Kriese, Paul
2015 1-4955-0371-2 124 pages
“This book clarifies and celebrates the role of African-American women through their democratic engagement in the United States…the thorough archival research, extensive references, and compelling interviews provide an organized rendering of interesting content that will be accessible to any reader seeking knowledge and insights about the valuable voices of the women who are the focus of this book."
–Frances Yates, Library Director,
Indiana University East



Interwoven Lives of George Vancouver, Archibald Menzies, Joseph Whidbey and Peter Puget the Vancouver Voyage of 1791-95
Naish, John
1996 0-7734-8857-X 568 pages
The Vancouver Voyage exemplifies the extraordinary upsurge in optimism and adventure in the last two decades of the 18th century. Four men were the lynch-pins of that enterprise and this volume examines their achievements and sufferings. It particularly examines the interplay and stress between the men, both physical and psychological, during the voyage. Evidence as to the nature of Vancouver's own chronic disease (which killed him in his 41st year) is presented, and his psychological state is analysed. The achievement of both Vancouver and Menzies in defeating scurvy during the voyage is described. Menzies' largely unpublished and voluminous journal provides the major source of information on the lands explored and the peoples encountered, and the work also contains original material about Whidbey's later life and relationships. Although unusual in format, this work seeks to illuminate the history of those times by applying a physician's eye to four outstanding representatives of an age of optimism. With nineteen photos and eight maps.

IS THERE A GLOBAL RIGHT TO DEMOCRACY?
A Philosophical Analysis of Peacekeeping and Nation Building
Pubantz, Jerry
2012 0-7734-2593-4 340 pages
This is an expansive study of what we call “The Global Right to Democracy.” The idea gestates from a late 20th century reading of Immanuel Kant. This book is the first comprehensive look at the intersection of neo-Kantian theory and democratization programs undertaken by international organizations and non-governmental bodies in post-conflict and fragile states. The features of this new, assumed right, seem to graft onto international law---and thus hand over to international agencies—methods of protecting and effecting ‘democracy’ in its broadest definition. The consequence seems to be an alteration of traditional notions of international behavior and a challenge to the primacy of state sovereignty.

Issues in the History of Education in Manitoba. From the Construction of the Common School to the Politics of Voices
Bruno-Jofre, Rosa
1993 0-7734-9330-1 676 pages
These essays examine a variety of themes: the public construction of the Common School; the building of pedagogical spaces for the working classes and ethnic minorities such as Mennonites and Ukrainians; the establishment of teacher education and teacher's organizations; and case studies of native education.

Italians in a Multicultural Canada
Jansen, Clifford
1989 0-88946-199-6 250 pages
Evaluates the effect of the official Canadian policy of multiculturalism, in effect since 1971, on this important Canadian ethnic group.

Jews in Leipzig, Germany Under Nazism, Communism, and Democracy: Politics and Identity in the 20th Century
Willingham, Robert Allen
2011 0-7734-1506-8 260 pages
A thorough examination of the enormous differences between the attitudes toward Jews of the First Republic, the Third Reich and the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany, the last regime of which has not been studied with the depth, due not least to the relatively recent opening of sources.

John Rawls’ Theory of Institutionalism: The Historical Movement Toward Liberal Democracy
Li, Shaomeng
2009 0-7734-3872-6 240 pages
This work develops institutionalism into a normative and philosophical theory with the ability to explain the historical development of institutions. It contributes to Rawlsian scholarship by arguing that Rawls’ theory of justice is an institutionalist justification of liberal democracy from the internal perspective of a democratic citizen.

Key Problems for Democracy in Nigeria: Credible Elections, Corruption, Security, Governance, and Political Parties
Oko, Okechukwu
2010 0-7734-3591-3 684 pages
This work is a detailed study of the issues plaguing good governance in Nigeria. In addition to its analysis, the book offers prescriptions for establishing and sustaining effective state leadership.

L'avalÉe Des AvalÉs, L'hiver De Force Et Les EnfantÔmes De RÉjean Ducharme Une Fiction Mot à Mot Et Sa Littérarité
Meadwell, Kenneth
1990 0-7734-9925-3 284 pages
Réjean Ducharme's novels evoke themes both constant in their nature and variable in their manifestations. Ducharme's critics, for the most part approaching his works from a thematic and mimetic perspective, ignore the aesthetic uniqueness. Since the work of the Russian formalists, the literary work has come to be perceived as a structure whose functions as well as functioning produce certain aesthetic effects. This innovative study examines the passage from mimesis to semiosis. Incorporating theories from literary as well as narrative and discursive semiotics, it analyzes the literariness ("littérarité") of the texts in relation to the "énonciation" and the "énoncé". Through this study -- important in relation to Ducharme's works but also because of its contributions to the field of literary semiotics -- the literariness of Ducharme's work is revealed with clarity and originality. In French.

Language and the Sacred in Canadian Poet Bp Nichol’s the Martyrology
Billingham, Susan
2000 0-7734-7591-5 348 pages
This book explores the circular relationship between notation and faith in bp Nichol’s life-long poem, The Martyrology. Pun and paradox, the ability to believe simultaneously in apparently contradictory things, lie at the heart of Nichol’s writing. This study proposes ‘pataphysics’, the science of the supplementary realm beyond metaphysics, as a useful category for understanding Nichol’s poetics.

Le Tragique dans Le Théâtre Québécois Et Canadien-Français, 1950-1989
Nutting, Stéphanie
2000 0-7734-7802-7 196 pages
This study gives a specific treatment of tragedy to each of the six plays analysed in depth, and exposes fundamental concerns and deep structures common to all. The first half deals mainly with the clash of legitimate and illegitimate value systems, the established social order and the heroic individuals who challenge it. Works examined are Un fils à tuer by Éloi de Grandmont, Au retour des oies blanches by Marcel Dubé, and Sainte Carmen de la Main by Michel Tremblay. The second part examines more contemporary works, including Le chien by Jean Marc Dalpé, La lumière blanche by Pol Pelletier and Fragments d’une lettre d’adieu lus par des géologues by Normand Chaurette. In French throughout.

LEARNING AND SOCIOLOGICAL PROFILES OF CANADIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Anisef, Paul
1994 0-7734-9347-6 564 pages
Presents a unique portrait of youth culled from national macro databases, regional databases, qualitative interviews and a comprehensive review of Canadian and international literature. Adopts an interdisciplinary approach, emphasizing the importance of learning styles theory for generation programme solutions. It develops specific profiles of youth at risk, and the profiles are set within the framework of learning styles theory. A final section explores a more unified vision of learning as cultural and diverse process in relation to themes that emerge from the research. Application of these are discussed, and options and strategies consistent with the literature are identified.

Learning Technology in Continuing Professional Development
Jacobsen, Michele
2006 0-7734-5525-6 296 pages
This book, being a case study of the Galileo Network, a Canadian organization that exists to promote innovative teaching and learning practices among K-12 students and educators, contributes to current scholarship in such areas as continuous professional development, children’s learning with technology and educational reform. First, the study documents an innovative approach to continuous professional development that puts teachers in control of their own learning and leads to transformed practice as teachers develop innovative pedagogical approaches. Second, the study provides evidence that students in schools can participate in meaningful inquiry with the aid of technology and that teachers who are engaged in further learning themselves are better able to engage the hearts, minds and spirits of their pupils. Third, the study documents the work of the organization, which focuses on improving and increasing opportunities for children to inquire with technology by considering two problems: first, how to leverage the successful examples of children’s and teachers’ inquiry with technology throughout educational systems and communities and, second, how to build upon knowledge of the essential conditions for children’s meaningful learning with technology to guide larger and more widespread educational reform efforts, the conditions of such reform being defined and considered.

Legal Aid in Canada
Hoehne, Dieter
1989 0-88946-198-8 387 pages
Traces the development of legal aid in Canada from its conceptual beginnings to its final form in implemented policy.

Liberal Democracy and the Bible
Parker, Kim
1992 0-7734-9154-6 196 pages
This bold and innovative series of essays addresses the encounter between the biblical exegesis and liberal democratic thought. Explores how early modern liberal democratic thinkers such as Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, and Kant employ the Bible in the development of their political theories. The introductory essay focuses on the tension between Reason, Revelation, and liberal democracy, and a concluding essay proposes a substantive method for serious reflection about the issues.

Limits of Democracy and the Post-colonial nation state. Mali’s Democratic Experiment Falters, While Jihad and Terrorism Grow in the Sahara
Poulton, Robin
2016 1-4955-0475-1 480 pages
This book analyzes international politics in the Sahara, describing the Mali crisis and the coup d’état of March 2012 that lead to the collapse of the State. Themes include the weaknesses of African States, democratic governance, decentralization and political legitimacy: terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism; corporate competition for cocaine, hashish, weapons, oil, gas, and uranium; droughts and demography; and poverty of Mali’s vulnerable women, children and refugees - victims of political instability.

Literature and Society in the Canadas 1817-1850
MacDonald, Mary Lu
1992 0-7734-9524-X 368 pages
This is the only work which examines the early literature of Upper and Lower Canada, written in both languages, in an historical context. Includes all the newspapers, periodicals, and separately published volumes produced in the two colonies between the end of the War of 1812 and the middle of the 19 century, as well as relevant archival material. Data is organized by analyzing questions of nationality, identity, historical events, social relationships and chronological change. Presently the only work which examines the economics of publication as well as methods of literary distribution, regional aspects of publishing and reading, and the only examination of the sources of literary content in the newspapers of the time. When the literary productions are analyzed it is evident that the attitudes of the native-born English resemble those of the native-born French more closely than they do those of the English immigrants. Many of the analytical results are either unique or contradict established theories. Shows the range and extent of literary life in a complex period in Canada's cultural development.

LittÉrature Francophone Contemporaine: Essais Sur Le Dialogue Et Les FrontiÈres
Belyazid, Samira
2008 0-7734-4932-9 232 pages
The essays in this collection analyze the mechanisms by which francophone writers attempt to blur the traditional boundaries of the fictional universe in their quest for meaning and aesthetics. This work also demonstrates how these authors build productive exchanges with artistic alerities in different socio-geographic regions. In French.

Making Russian Democracy Work Social Capital, Economic Development, and Democratization
Marsh, Christopher
2000 0-7734-7803-5 220 pages
This book explores the myriad factors at work in the process of post-Communist democratization in Russia, with an explicit focus on the role performed by social capital and socio-economic development. Using both an historical approach and quantitative evidence from across Russia’s 89 regions, this work explores the role performed by economic development and social capital leading to the democratization of the Soviet Union and in contributing to the consolidation of democracy in contemporary Russia. The results offer some grounds for a guardedly optimistic assessment of the prospects for making democracy work in Russia. The work contributes to the body of literature on comparative regime transitions, post-Communist politics, and to the study of democratic governance in general.

Methods, Practices, and Strategies for Teaching Students From Refugee Backgrounds: The Case of Prince Edward Island (Canada)
MacNevin, Joanne
2014 0-7734-4477-7 288 pages
The challenges for educators in their work with refugee learners are numerous, yet the realistic and specific support needed to help them is often haphazard, if any exists at all. This book provides educators with an invaluable tool to help them improve the education and integration of refugee students into society.

Nancy Astor's Canadian Correspondence
Thornton, Martin
1997 0-7734-8452-3 512 pages
Nancy Astor, as the first woman to take up a seat in the British House of Commons as a Member of Parliament, and as social reformer and social hostess, has a memorable place in social and political history. No collection of her correspondence has yet been published. Her home, Cliveden in Buckinghamshire, was used as a Canadian military hospital in the first and second World Wars. This provided a source of contact with many eminent Canadians as well as Canadian service and ex-service personnel. She corresponded with a number of Canadian Prime Ministers and politicians: Sir Robert Borden, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Richard Bedford Bennet, Louis St. Laurent, and Lester Bowles Pearson. With illustrations.

National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980: The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel
Gault, Cinda
2012 0-7734-2622-1 332 pages
This book accounts for the varying popularity of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel according to their treatments of Canadian and female identities during the 1906's and 70's. She demonstrates how their portrayals of female and national characters were understood at the time according to identity issues championed by the Canadian national and second-wave women's movements. As these movements created particular expectations of gender and nationality, critics responded with a commitment to romance rather than realism in their reading practices. Consideration of these novels through historical lens allows her to show how, as political conditions changed, so, too, did understandings of gendered and national identity in the same texts.

Nationalistic Ideologies, Their Policy Implications and the Struggle for Democracy in African Politics
Lumumba-Kasongo, Tukumbi
1991 0-7734-9696-3 152 pages
This study of African politics and public policies is an effort to understand the dynamism of African politics from within its own internal constraint. The emphasis is on the analysis of the local conditions because dependency theory has already been exhausted in the studies of the political economy.

New Era in Educational Leadership - One Principal, Two Schools
Rees, Ruth
2003 0-7734-6639-8 120 pages
Principals are in short supply in Ontario, in Canada, and across North America. This book will help teachers, educational administrators understand why schools have been “twinned” (one principal leading two or even three schools) in Ontario and elsewhere, as well as the benefits and challenges associated with twinning. In order to prepare aspirant principals appropriately for their positions, they should be privy to an integral part of their work – the complexities of being a twinning principal.

Policing in Canada, India, Germany, Australia, Finland, and New Zealand: A Comparative Research Study
Das, Dilip K. and Michael J. Palmiotto
2005 0-7734-6037-3 232 pages
A study of policing in six countries. These countries have some similarities but to a great extent are different. Several of these countries, India, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada have been influenced by the English approach to policing. Countries that were once colonies of the British Empire adopted the traditions and expectations of the British. Although these countries came under British rule there were differences in their culture and value system that were not eliminated by the British.

POLICY-MAKING AND EDUCATION REFORM IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LATIN AMERICAN SOCIAL DEMOCRACY:
The Role of the Left in Brazil and Chile
Burton, Guy
2011 0-7734-1433-9 432 pages
What is social democracy in Latin America and what has been its impact on public policy? This work uses case studies to examine the approaches of three Latin American governments to educational policy.

Political Career of Sir Adolphe Chapleau, Premier of Québec 1879-1882
Munro, Kenneth
1992 0-7734-9494-4 244 pages
Adolphe Chapleau, former Premier of Quebec, Secretary of State in Ottawa, and Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, was the hinge that allowed Quebec to switch from Conservative dominance under Macdonald to Liberal dominance under Laurier. The prevailing interpretation of his failure blames the English-speaking Conservative anti-French attitudes. This work contends that while there was tension between English and French-speaking Conservatives, the real reason for Chapleau's failure rested on his own shoulders, his personal inability to dominate Quebec.

Political Culture and Public Policy in Canada and the United States. Only a Border Apart?
Pierce, John
2000 0-7734-7897-3 428 pages
This book focuses on the shared Pacific West political arena of Washing State and the Province of British Columbia, but has many implications for comparison drawn at the national level. Using multiple methodologies, the book reports the results of a series on investigative differences in the two countries, including political cultures and public preferences in three major areas of public policy: native claims, immigration, and forest resource management.

Political Life of a Public Employee Labor Union Regional Union Democracy
Sisya, Frank
2001 0-7734-7672-5 220 pages
This study examines the effects of the internal organizational structure on the actual process of decision-making on such issues as the raising of the per-capita tax, political endorsement of candidates running for public office, and the hiring and direction of permanent staff; the electoral process; the relationship between the regional union and its local unions and the national union. This work not only fills the void in scholarly publications on union political lives, but also contributes to our understanding of the effects of structure on process.

Politics of HIV/ AIDS and Implications for Democracy in Kenya
Wambuii, Henry Kiragu
2006 0-7734-5649-X 260 pages
Taking the responses against HIV/AIDS as a political arena for the interaction between the state and civil society in Kenya, this book explores the relationship between the resulting mobilization against HIV/AIDS and the ongoing process of democratic consolidation in Kenya. Evidence from the country’s mobilization against HIV/AIDS in the early part of the 21st century reveals an explicit positive impact on the buildup of democracy in the country. This is mainly as a result of emergent institutional mechanisms in the response against the pandemic. While HIV/AIDS has been widely portrayed as a negative force to reverse political gains made in many sub-Sahara African countries in recent years, this book concludes that mobilization against this human catastrophe is inadvertently contributing to the process of democratic consolidation in Kenya. The book advances the ‘theory of democratic enrichment’ which makes the case that mobilization against an external shock can serve as an ‘enhancement’ as opposed to an ‘interruption’ for democratic consolidation.

Portrayal of Old Age in Twentieth Century Canadian Novels
Sobkowska-Ashcroft, Irina
1991 0-7734-9870-3 328 pages
Life styles and quality of life of the elderly are described and analyzed, as well as the physical and psychological traits associated with them. Discusses the possible influence of the gender and background of the authors on their portrayal. Contains a synopsis of each novel, showing the role of the elderly along with pertinent information about the author and publication of the work, and two extensive indices.

Prairie Small Town Survival the Challenge of Agro-Manitoba
Brierley, John
1990 0-88946-211-9 88 pages
A study of 58 small towns in Southern Manitoba with conclusions deemed germane for all North American regions whose economies depend on agriculture. Central to this study is the analysis of the underlying characteristics of the varying fortunes of non-metropolitan cultures found in Agro-Manitoba for the 1971-1981 intercensal period. As background for understanding the present state of affairs, the authors first trace the Prairie region of Canada from the opening of the grasslands to commercial wheat farming and the development of rural-based communities from 1870 to 1913, to the consolidation of small towns from 1913 to 1930, to the decline of small-town development during the urbanization that took place from 1913 to the 1970s, to the present revival of small towns, and, finally, to their uncertain futures.

Preserving a Good Political Order and a Democratic Republic. Reflections From Philosophy, Great Thinkers, Popes, and America's Founding Era
Krason, Stephen
1998 0-7734-8487-6 232 pages
Examines what the role of the state or political order should be, how the state should treat its citizens, building its analysis substantially around the reflections of great political thinkers, including papal thought, the reasoning and conclusions of realist philosophical texts, and more contemporary commentators. Analyzes not only what elements are needed to build good, stable political orders generally and democratic republics specifically, but what factors have historically caused their decline and fall.

Professional Practice of Urban and Rural Planning in Canada
Rich, George
1993 0-7734-1942-X 172 pages
This study deals with many facets of planning and planners: professional ethics; government planning at all three Canadian levels (federal, provincial, municipal); the legal basis for government planning (development control, legislation, liability); advice on setting up and the day-to-day running of a consulting practice; what is required when the Planner acts as a "professional witness" in a court; and finally, views of future directions for planning practice, including rural and environmental planning as specialization.

Promoting Democracy in the Post-Soviet Region
Reveron, Derek
2002 0-7734-7148-0 244 pages
This work examines the differences between the two main laws that fund democratization activities in the post-Soviet regions. Analysis of the program funded by the Freedom Support Act reveals the extent to which the State Department relies n private organizations to implement democratization programs, and suggests that democratization programs provide financial benefits primarily to American organizations. Then, with a combined issue network/statist argument, this study explains that an issue network, organized by the State Department to give the foreign policy community an active mission in the post-cold war environment, was the impetus behind the creation of programs like Community Connections. Because Community Connections have never faced financial or political scandal, and taps into an American priority of spreading democracy and capitalism, evaluation of CC was irrelevant to program expansion and continuation.

Prospects for Political Stability in a Democratic Iraq: A Study of the Clusters of Conflict
Saunders, Stephen R. and Karen K. Petersen
2009 0-7734-3870-X 144 pages
Clusters composed of a democratic state surrounded by autocratic states may be particularly conflict prone. If so, were Iraq to become an established democracy in the midst of mostly nondemocratic contiguous neighbors, we may expect increased conflict within the cluster. The current study, using COW and Polity data, analyzes 142 clusters over an extended period and finds support for the proposition that heterogeneous clusters with autocracies surrounding a democracy tend to be conflictual.

Reassessment of Early Twentieth Century Canadian Poetry in English
Kizuk, R.
2000 0-7734-7729-2 376 pages
This volume discusses more than a dozen poets who commended large audiences in the first part of the 20th century, and presents separate chapters on the public poetry and criticism of the period. In most cases, the book contains the most substantial treatments of the poets available to date. Other chapters on more famous poets such as Bliss Carman and E. J. Pratt are fresh and compelling. It is a combination of cultural psychology – the theories of Julia Kristeva and T. J. Jackson Lears – literary theory, social history and close reading. Students and scholars of Canadian Literature and North American History will find a wealth of information. The work also launches several significant debates about the history and implications of 20th century poetry.

Religious Minorities in Canada
Mullins, Mark
1988 0-88946-195-3 220 pages


Reverend William Proudfoot and the United Secession Mission in Canada
Gill, Stewart
1992 0-7734-9446-4 236 pages
This is the only study written of the United Presbyterians in Canada. It surveys the role and significant contributions of a Scottish Church in early 19th-century Upper Canada's (Canada West's) society and politics. It examines the place of the Secession Church in Canadian religious history and assesses the importance of Proudfoot's contribution. In particular, his views on the Church as being too Scottish and his attempts to make it more "Canadian" are considered. Shows how his faith shaped his view of politics and society and his conception of the role of the Church in Canadian society.

Right to Democracy in International Law
Ibegbu, Jude
2003 0-7734-6852-8 532 pages


RURAL CANADA: Rural Sociological Perspectives
Dasgupta, Satadal
2001 0-7734-7431-5 308 pages
Provides a social-scientific overview of rural social structure and change in Canada, presenting a synthesis of the findings and generalizations of a multiplicity of studies that have been conducted over the past fifty years but have not been collected and treated in a single volume.

Saskatchewan Practice of Public Administration in Historical Perspective
McLaren, Robert
1997 0-7734-8445-0 240 pages
This book combines two themes: the normative theory of how public administration should be conducted, with the descriptive practice of how the public service of Saskatchewan has conducted itself. Each chapter presents one or several of the main public administration concerns, explaining the differing perspectives on how and why public service could and should be provided. It then uses a recognizable period in Saskatchewan's history to illustrate the decisions that were made to implement these theories, why they were made, and the results.

Significance of White Supremacy in the Canadian Metropolis of Toronto
Darden, Joe
2004 0-7734-6549-9 540 pages
Provides an assessment of how people of color in the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area have been set apart from the white Canadian majority. The book clearly demonstrates that the spatial and social distance of people of color from the white Canadian majority has varied. Such variation, resulting from ideology and the differential incorporation of people of color (most of whom are immigrants), has resulted in spatial stratification and differential racial inequality in the housing and labor markets. It is the most comprehensive work on the status of people of color in Toronto. urban planning.

Substance Misuse Among Indigenous Peoples of Canada: The Problem of Inhaling Solvents among the Cree and Blackfoot of Alberta
Irvine, Kathryn
2011 0-7734-1595-5 312 pages
This study explores the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples who formerly used solvents and identifies the factors that helped them to stop using. Working from a strengths perspective, this study challenges the how of modern racism in the discourse of the academy and media to develop a compassionate response.

Technology and Work in Canada
Bennett, Scott
1990 0-88946-213-5 324 pages
One of the few studies to provide a comprehensive empirical and theoretical analysis of technology's impact on Canadian working life. Major figures in academia, economic planning, and organized labor deal with: the conceptualization of technology and its relation to labor in the broadest sense; the joint historical evolution of technology and labor; empirical studies of the impact of technology on work in Canada; quantitative and qualitative case studies; and considerations of future public policy relating to technology and work.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FREEDOM IN AMERICA AND FRANCE IN THE AGE OF THEIR REVOLUTIONS:
The Role of Franklin, Lafayette, Jefferson, Washington, Napoleon, Tocqueville, and Others
Scott, Malcom
2010 0-7734-1444-4 424 pages


The Finnish Immigrant Experience in North America, 1880-2000: Studies in Cultural Geography
Roinila, Mika
2006 0-7734-5678-3 200 pages
Over twenty years of research and publication of articles dealing with the Finnish ethnic group of North America is compiled here for the first time in a collection of ten chapters dealing with various topics of interest. The chapters include reprints of articles that have appeared in refereed scholarly journals as well as popular magazines in Finland, Canada and the United States. The topics range from the Finnish immigrants of Atlantic Canada and runaway sailors, to prairie farmers, commercial fishermen of Lake Superior, the Finland-Swedish ethnolinguistic minority of Canada, the Finns of Virginia and Central Appalachia, and the popularization of the Finnish sauna in the American hospitality industry. This work complements and adds to our growing knowledge and appreciation of ethnic groups within North America.

THE ROLE OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP IN ENDING THE COLD WAR:
The Presidencies of Boris Yeltsin, Vaclav Havel, and Helmut Kohl
Strong, Carol R.
2010 0-7734-4711-3 600 pages
This book modifies Weber’s conception of legitimate authority to examine the connections between charismatic authority and radical societal change. It argues that the form and duration of the emerging charismatic authority depends on both longer-term variables (the existing political system and culture) and more transient ones (a suitable leader; media influence; the international perspective; and specific events sparking radical change). The hypothesis is tested using three case studies: Yeltsin in Russia, Havel in Czechia and Kohl in Germany, primarily between 1989 and 1991.

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PUBLIC POLICY-MAKING IN CANADA:
Metapolicymaking
Gagnon, Yvan
1995 0-7734-8930-4 208 pages
This book summarizes and evaluates twenty basic theories of public policy-making, spelling out the most recognized and relevant theories in this field of analysis. It also assesses these theories as to their metapolicymaking capacities. The 'metapolicymaking' aspect of the volume, new and valuable to both professors and students, is an examination of the linkages between theory and outcome, to determine under which conditions a theory or theories should be used to achieve a particular outcome. It is therefore a fine text for political science.

Two Religious Critiques of Liberal Democracy: A Comparison of the Political Theories of Mohandas Karamchad Gandhi and Franklin I. Gamwell
Lawrence, Johnson
2015 1-4955-0305-4 324 pages
To underscore the moral crisis that plagues liberal democracy, the author seeks answers by drawing from both Western and Asian thought in this outstanding analysis in political ethics. Starting with Gamwell’s theory, which is grounded on God and offers a common goal for political community and establishes a firm ground for morality and political ethics the author advances and reformulates Gamwell’s theory, using the insights and resources provided by Gandhi bringing a global dimension to this original critique.

Une Etude Semantico-Narratologique De dis-Moi Que Je Vis (1964) Et Du portique (1967) De Michele Mailhot: ColimaÇon Et Oscillation Dans Les Soliloques De Josee
Pawliez, Myrielle
2010 0-7734-1322-7 376 pages
This study is the first in-depth comparative textual analysis of the first two novels by feminist French-Canadian writer Michèle Mailhot (1932-2009). This pioneering study helps place the work of this innovative author in the corpus of Quebec literature. In French.

Wesleyan Connection in Shelburne and Birchtown, Nova Scotia: Saving Souls or Catching Whales
Rogal, Samuel
2001 0-7734-7679-2 224 pages
This book traces the history of the development of Methodism in Nova Scotia, with its focus upon Shelburne and Birchtown. It carries with it the issue over control of a religious organization. Although Wesley lost the figurative battle for that control, one cannot view it as a personal failure. He continued to lend a sympathetic heart and ear to the Anglo-American refugees in Nova Scotia; he embraced the efforts at Birchtown because he supported the idea of freedom for black people and opposed slavery. Historians of American Methodism maintain that, in ordaining Thomas Coke and Francis Asbury for North America, as well as in his ordination of lay elders to cross the Atlantic, John Wesley did indeed establish the means by which the Methodist Episcopal Church, both in the United States and what would eventually become the confederation of Canada, could and would organize itself into a significant religious body. With illustrations.

Western Oblate Studies 2/etudes Oblates De L'ouest 2
Huel, Raymond
1992 1065-4011 284 pages
This volume contains a selection of presentations made at the second National symposium on Western Oblate Studies, Faculté Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, July 22-23, 1991. Presentations include biographical studies of Adrien-Gabriel Morice. The importance of the Native community in the apostolic process is recognized by four presentations on residential education.

What Type of Financial Institutions Would Be Needed to Incorporate the Northwest Territories Into the Canadian Federation? Fiscal Policies for the Future
Dean, James
1996 0-7734-8813-8 232 pages
Chapters include: Politics, Economics and Institutions in the Northwest Territories (NWT); A History of Financial Relations; Equalization Transfers in Canada; Financing Alternatives; Differences in Economic Structure and Cost of Living; Expenditure Implications of Comparable Services; The Cost of Health Services; The Cost of Education;; Fiscal Transfers and the NWT.

When is Democracy Normal? The Relation to Demography, Market Economy and Globalization
Tiruneh, Gizachew
2008 0-7734-5238-9 192 pages
The author provides a new definition of democracy—one permitting the continuous achievement of a more equal distribution of political power—before discussing the main conditions (economic development, the political process, external influences) responsible for democratic transition and development. Arguing that post-modernization theory can explain globalization, he builds on the democratic peace thesis, contending that globalization is a function of democracy. Bu how does this impact the social justice continuum?

Why Canadian Forestry and Mining Towns are Organized Differently. The Role of Staples in Shaping Community, Class, and Consciousness
Dignard, Louise
2011 0-7734-1585-8 284 pages
This book fills a gap in the existing scholarship on single-industry towns by reviewing an extensive literature and using it to build a theoretical framework focusing simultaneously on the spheres of industry, work, and community in these towns. It does so by building ideal types of forestry and mining towns drawn from efforts pertaining to political economy, community studies, labor history, geography and anthropology.

WHY DO YOUNG PEOPLE DECIDE TO BECOME CHRISTIAN MINISTERS?
Applying Psychological Type Theory to Understand the Choice of Vocation by Canadian Baptist Teenagers
Fawcett, Bruce G.
2013 0-7734-2634-5 252 pages
Fawcett explores the types of people who decide to become Christian Baptist Ministers in Canada. This book also offers helpful suggestions regarding the recruitment of youth into the vocational ministry by researching the specific demographical outlay of male and female populations who choose to enter the field.

William Dawson Le Sueur (1840-1917), a Canadian Man of Letters the Sage of Ottawa
Holland, Clifford
1993 0-7734-2220-X 336 pages
William Dawson LeSueur was a complex man: social critic, persuasive journalist, revisionist historian, Canadian nationalist, feminist, educator, positive philosopher, and follower of Comte, Spencer and Henry George. He contributed something of his own critical skepticism to the nexus of transatlantic thought with the rigor of an intellect that rivaled some of Europe's finest minds.

William Kurelek's Huronia Mission Paintings
Pomedli, Michael
1991 0-7734-9731-5 196 pages
Presents a biographical synopsis of Kurelek's life and work, to better place each of the 21 paintings in the perspective of the artist's temperament. Each reproduction is followed by a commentary that is a highly informative blend of aesthetics, history, theology, linguistics, geography, and ethnography. The result is a sustained meditation on what actually transpired between the Hurons, Iroquois, and the eight French missionaries who were destined for martyrdom. This volume provides a valuable effort to enter into the vision of Christianity which animates the pictures themselves, and to account for what Kurelek was able to portray about the daily life and spiritual vision of the Jesuits and their companions, about the Hurons and the Iroquois. This book will be a useful introduction to the Christian experiment that was Huronia, and an initial interpretation of Kurelek's paintings. This volume combines an historian's objectivity, a scholar's criticism, and an art lover's enthusiasm.

William Penn, James Madison and the Historical Crisis in American Federalism
Durland, William
2000 0-7734-7698-9 308 pages
This study alerts American citizens to the danger of the demise of American government, as it was conceived by the founders and framers. The books traces the rise of the American nation and its unique governmental creation – a delicate balance of republicanism, democracy, federalism and constitutionalism. It examines William Penn’s attempt to establish a “Holy Experiment” an utopian yet practical government, and then the new constititution which James Madison called the “American Experiment”. The book follows the daily steps of the deliberations and conversations of the participants in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. The study culminates in an examination of the third attempt at confederacy in American and new efforts to replace national government with a controlling global economy.