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In search of Canadian political culture

Nelson Wiseman

In search of Canadian political culture

by Nelson Wiseman

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political culture -- Canada,
  • Culture politique -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Politics and government,
  • Canada -- Politique et gouvernement

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNelson Wiseman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL65 .W58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346 p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18841325M
    ISBN 100774813881
    ISBN 109780774813884
    LC Control Number2007282776

    Canada - Canada - Cultural life: In the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters, and Sciences issued a report (what became known as the Massey Report) warning that Canadian culture had become invisible, nearly indistinguishable from that of the neighbouring United States, owing to years of “American invasion by film, radio, and periodical.”. In Search of Canadian Political Culture. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. $ hc. $ sc. The idea of"political culture" developed first by American political scientist Gabriel Almond in the s during the ascendance of the behavioural revolution, is given new life in Nelson Wiseman's Canadian-focussed account.

    The origins of Canadian and American political differences. Responsibility Jason Kaufman. this book will appeal to readers of sociology, politics, law, and history as well as to anyone interested in the relationship between the United States and Canada. National characteristics, Canadian. Political culture > United States. Political. Nesbitt-Larking, Paul () Book review: Nelson Wiseman, In Search of Canadian Political Culture, Vancouver: UBC Press, British Journal of Canadian Studies, 21 (2). pp. ISSN Metadata only available from this : Paul Nesbitt-Larking.

      Includes bibliographical references (p. []) The book of political lists / from the editors of George Magazine Item PreviewPages: WBO Student Loading.


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Canadian political culture is also the stuff of more popular treatments, as conveyed by tantalizing titles such as Sex in the Snow and Fire and Ice.1 The arguments I pursue build on and directly contest some of the major contributions in the study of Canadian political culture.

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In this book, Nelson Wiseman addresses many such questions, offering new ways of conceiving Canadian political culture. The most thorough review of the national political ethos written in a generation, In Search of Canadian Political Culture offers a bottom-up, regional analysis that challenges how we think and write about Canada.

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Political Culture in Canada Political Culture. Definition of Political Culture by Rand Dyck and Christopher Cochrane (in their book “Canadian Politics: Critical Approaches”) in the context of political science in Canada: The sum total of the politically relevant values, attitudes, beliefs, and orientations in any political system that constitute the context for government policymaking.

The culture of Canada embodies the artistic, culinary, literary, humour, musical, political and social elements that are representative of Canada and Canadians. Throughout Canada's history, its culture has been influenced by European culture and traditions, especially British and French, and by its own indigenous cultures.

Over time, elements of the cultures of Canada's immigrant populations. Political appointments, parliaments and the judicial bench in the Dominion of Canada, to being a continuation, up to the 30th June,of the first volume published inwhich covered the period from the 1st July,to the 31st December the two volumes forming a complete record for the first half century of the Canadian Confederation: to This volume is an excellent, comprehensive work on Canadian political culture.

Wiseman (Univ. of Toronto) approaches the subject through the prism of the country's history while employing a broad framework that first considers the meaning of political culture and then covers institutions, the constitution, and Canada's regions, as well as their varied demographic components.

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