4 edition of City politics in Canada found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Warren Magnusson and Andrew Sancton, editors.|
|Contributions||Magnusson, Warren, 1947-, Sancton, Andrew, 1948-|
|LC Classifications||JS1708 .C57 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 338 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||338|
|ISBN 10||0802024971, 0802065201|
|LC Control Number||83196724|
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City Politics, Canada is an introduction to the basic politics and core policies of today's city halls. While the book surveys classic discussions and accurately describes municipal institutions in Canada, it also explains why particular policies assume the specific shape they do.
City politics in Canada. Toronto ; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Warren Magnusson; Andrew Sancton. City politics in Halifax can be described as the politics of accommodation.
The accommodative nature of the political process is founded upon a lengthy history in which military, commercial, and then institutional interests have dominated and shaped both the city and the province of which it is the capital. The best place to start any examination of city politics in Canada is to understand that this country is a federal political community.
This means that political authority is divided between a central government and ten provinces. All federal states must have a written constitution that clearly specifies what each level of authority may do. "City Politics, Canada will both irritate and please, but it should be read-it raises all the important questions about urban governance in Canada." - Caroline Andrew, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa Read more.
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