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Showing books in Political Studies
The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen
Faith Johnston (Author)
Dorise Nielsen was a pioneering feminist, a radical politician, the first Communist elected to Canada’s House of Commons, and the only woman elected in 1940. But despite her remarkable career, until now little has been known about her.
Published October 2006 | History, Political Studies, Women’s Studies
From Jim Walding’s Nomination to Constitutional Defeat
Ian Stewart (Author)
Combining data drawn from archives, interviews, and the media, Just One Vote is a vivid and exceptionally detailed study of the nomination process. Ian Stewart outlines the geographic, social, and political backdrop behind Walding’s contested party nomination, the unusual chain of events triggered by the contestation, including the fall of the Pawley government and the NDP’s defeat in the 1988 provincial election, and examines the fallout from these events on Manitobans and Canadians.
Published April 2009 | Political Studies
Issues, Institutions, Traditions
Paul Thomas (Editor), Curtis Brown (Editor)
Manitoba has always been a province in the middle, geographically, economically, and culturally. Manitoba Politics and Government brings together the work of political scientists, historians, sociologists, economists, public servants, and journalists to present a comprehensive analysis of the province’s political life and its careful “mutual fund model” approach to economic and social policy that mirrors the steady and cautious nature of its citizens.
Published October 2010 | Political Studies
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