The Harper factor : assessing a prime minister's policy legacy /

"Through a compilation of essays, The Harper Factor reviews the legislative actions of Stephen Harper's government as well as its impact on public policy during their tenure in office. These essays analyze Harper's government activities through a cross section of key policy areas wher...

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Other Authors: Ditchburn, Jennifer (Editor), Fox, Graham 1974- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Jennifer Ditchburn and Graham Fox
  • 1. Unfinished Business: The Legacy of Stephen Harper's "Open Federalism" / Graham Fox
  • 2. Harper and the House of Commons: An Evidence-Based Assessment / R. Paul Wilson
  • 3. Stephen Harper and the Federal Public Service: An Uneasy and Unresolved Relationship / David Zussman
  • 4. Government News Management and Canadian Journalism / Jennifer Ditchburn
  • 5. Permanent Marketing and the Conduct of Politics / Susan Delacourt
  • 6. Rising Power: Stephen Harper's Makeover of Canadian International Policy and Its Institutions / Colin Robertson
  • 7. The Strange Voyage: Stephen Harper on Defence / Murray Brewster
  • 8. Review of Economic Performance and Policy during the Harper Years / David Dodge and Richard Dion
  • 9. Canadian Trade and Investment Policy under the Harper Government / Laura Dawson
  • 10. The Harper Influence on Immigration / Ratna Omidvar
  • 11. Law and Order in the Harper Years / Tasha Kheiriddin
  • 12. Stephen Harper and Indigenous Peoples / Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux
  • 13. The Harper Government and Agriculture / Barry K. Wilson
  • 14. Harper on Health Care: A Curious Mix of Continuity, Unilateralism and Opportunity Lost / Michael B. Decter
  • 15. Unsustainable Development: Energy and Environment in the Harper Decade / George Hoberg
  • Conclusion / Jennifer Ditchburn and Graham Fox
  • Contributor Biographical Notes
  • Notes.