The Blueprint : Conservative Parties and their Impact on canadian Politics.
In this collection, J.P. Lewis and Joanna Everitt bring together a group of up-and coming-political scientists as well as senior scholars to explore the recent history of the Conservative Party of Canada, covering the pre-merger period (1993-2003) and both the minority and majority governments under...
University of Toronto Press,
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The Conservative Party in Opposition and Government; 3 The Conservative Turn among the Canadian Electorate; 4 Private over Public: A Conservative Approach to Interest Advocacy; 5 Political Players or Partisan Pawns? Immigrants, Minorities, and Conservatives in Canada; 6 Equality of Opportunity but Not Result: Women and Federal Conservatives in Canada; 7 With or without You: Quebec, the Conservative Movement, and the Pursuit of Majority Government.
- 8 Delegating Indigenous Rights and Denying Legal Pluralism: Tracing Conservative Efforts to Protect Private Property Regimes9 The Message Despite the Media? Conservative Parties' Relationship with the Press; 10 Conservative with the Constitution? Moderation, Strategy, and Institutional Distrust; 11 More Than a Terrain of Struggle: Parliament as Ideological Instrument and Objective under Conservatism; 12 A Wolf in Wolf's Clothing: The Stephen Harper Ministry; 13 Federal Feet and Provincial Pools: The Conservatives and Federalism in Canada.
- 14 Stephen Harper and the Radicalization of Canadian Foreign Policy15 Conclusion: A Moderate Turn to the Right with At Least One Enduring Consequence; Contributors; Index.