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City politics in Canada

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal government -- Canada -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementWarren Magnusson and Andrew Sancton, editors.
      ContributionsMagnusson, Warren, 1947-, Sancton, Andrew, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS1708 .C57 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 338 p. ;
      Number of Pages338
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3273986M
      ISBN 100802024971, 0802065201
      LC Control Number83196724

      "Women are the most under-represented social group in the elected assemblies of the worl. Women everywhere constitute m ore than one-half of the population and rarely, are more than a handful of the political elite." The studies in this volume examine women’s involvement in political parties both past and present. Empirical studies identify the roles Canadian women play in. Fernwood Publishing and our literary imprint, Roseway, publish critical books that inform, enlighten and challenge. We are political publishers in that our books acknowledge, confront and contest intersecting forms of oppression and exploitation. We believe that in publishing books that challenge the status quo and imagine new ways forward we participate in the creation of a more socially just.

      1. Canada – Politics and government. 2. Political culture – Canada. I. Title. JLW ' C UBC Press gratefully acknowledges the financial support for our publishing program of the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development. Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics. Politically, the term refers to three territories of Canada: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and rly, the Far North (when contrasted to the North) may refer to the Canadian Arctic: the portion of Canada that lies north of the Arctic Circle, east of Alaska.

      However, the lieutenant-governor (or governor in Lower Canada), his executive council and a legislative council were all still appointed by Britain. During this time, the Family Compact dominated politics in Upper Canada. This was a group of wealthy, conservative men, many of whom were appointed to the government’s unelected councils. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.


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