Canada and the United States : differences that count / edited by David M. Thomas and David N. Biette
- Introduction: Plus ça change? / David M. Thomas (with David N. Biette) ; Data gold mines and minefields / Barbara Boyle Torrey -- Part One: Populations, impressions, values, and cultures -- 1. Population tectonic: life and death in North America / Barbara Boyle Torrey ; 2. Imagining each other / Stephen Brooks ; 3. America pivots toward progressive Canada: recent trajectories of social change in North America / Michael Adams; 4. Football, frats, and fiscal peril vs. commuters, carping, and rising costs: the new financial, social, and psychological context of higher education in Canada and the United States / Henry Srebrnik (with David M. Thomas) -- Part Two: Governance and governing mechanisms -- 5. Past futures: federalism under stress / David M. Thomas ; 6. Prime ministers and presidents: institutional differences and political convergence / Thomas M.J.Bateman ; 7. Turning out or tuning out? Electoral participation in Canada and the United States / Michael D. Martinez ; 8. Legislatures and parties: heightened divisions since the 1990s / Melissa Haussman and Lori Turnbull ; 9. Two nations under law / Hon. Roger P. Kerans -- Part Three: Economic systems, taxation, and safety nets -- 10. Banks, banking, regulatory mechanisms, and the public interest: what's so different? / Kathryn C. Lavelle and Tony Porter ; 11. Getting things straight: the complex world of budgetary policy / Munir A. Sheikh ; 12. Health care in Canada and the United States / Antonia Maioni ; 13. Choose your parents wisely: economic inequality and mobility in Canada and the United States / John Harles -- Part Four: Policy differences, policy challenges, and policy change ; 14. So near and yet so far: Washington and British Columbia in the new century / Jonathan W.Lampman and David M. Thomas ; 15. Environmetal policy in Canada and the United States: Climate change and increasing distinctiveness / Debora L. Vannijnatten ; 16. First nations: turning promises into action? / Kathy Brock ; 17.Reflection on foreign policies, defense budgets, borders, and the current state of the partnership / David N. Biette and Alexandra Kuschner ; Conclusion: Plus c'est la même chose?
- 9781442609099 (bound), 1442609095 (bound), 9781442609082 (pbk.), and 1442609087 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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