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The Canadian State: Political Economy and Political Power

Panitch, Leo (ed.)
Publisher:  Universtiy of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1977  
Pages:  474pp   ISBN:  0-8020-2285-5
Library of Congress Number:  JL65 1977.c35   Dewey:  320.9`71
Resource Type:  Book

Marxist perspectives on the Canadian state.

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Table of Contents:

Editor's Preface

PART ONE: THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
The role and Nature of the Canadian state, Leo Panitch
Images of the State in Canada, Reg Whitaker

PART TWO: CAPITALISM AND FEDERALISM
Federalism and the Political economy of the Canadian state, Garth Stevenson
The Decline and fall of the Quebec Liberal Regime: contradictions in the modern Quebec state, Henry Milner
The state and province-building: Alberta's development startegy, Larry Pratt

PART THREE: CLASS STRUCTURE AND STATE STRUCTURE
Canadian public policy: the unequal structure of representation, Rianne Mahon
The state elites, Dennis Olsen
The corporate elite, the capitalist class, and the Canadian state, Wallace Clement

PART FOUR: THE STATE IN ACTION: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICY
The state and economic policy in Canada, 1968-75, David Wolfe
The labour force and state workers in Canada, Hugh Armstrong
The politics reform: conflict and accomodation in Canada health policy, Donald Swartz
Origins of the Welfare state in Canada, Alvin Finkel

PART FIVE: The state in action: ideology and social control
Capitalism, class and educational reform in Canada, Stephen Schecter
Art and accumulation: the Canadian state and the business of art, Robin Endres
Apolitical economy of citizen participation, Martin Loney

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