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By Katherine A. H. Graham, Caroline Andrew

The government and its guidelines remodel Canadian towns in myriad methods. Canada in towns examines this courting to higher comprehend the interaction between altering demographics, how neighborhood governments and voters body their arguments for federal motion, and the ways that the nationwide executive makes use of its energy and assets to form city Canada. so much experiences of neighborhood governance in Canada concentrate on politics and coverage inside of towns. The essays during this assortment flip such research on its head, by means of reading federal courses, instead of municipal ones, and watching how they effect neighborhood regulations and paintings with local professionals and civil societies. via a sequence of case stories - starting from federal coverage bearing on Aboriginal humans in towns, to the advent of the federal fuel tax move to municipalities, to the effect of Canada's emergency administration regulations on towns - the individuals offer insights approximately how federal politics effect the neighborhood political enviornment. examining federal activities in diversified coverage fields, the authors discover significant styles of federal motion and final result in Canadian towns. A well timed contribution, Canada in towns bargains a entire learn of numerous parts of municipal public coverage that experience emerged in Canada lately.

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By Katherine A. H. Graham, Caroline Andrew

The government and its guidelines remodel Canadian towns in myriad methods. Canada in towns examines this courting to higher comprehend the interaction between altering demographics, how neighborhood governments and voters body their arguments for federal motion, and the ways that the nationwide executive makes use of its energy and assets to form city Canada. so much experiences of neighborhood governance in Canada concentrate on politics and coverage inside of towns. The essays during this assortment flip such research on its head, by means of reading federal courses, instead of municipal ones, and watching how they effect neighborhood regulations and paintings with local professionals and civil societies. via a sequence of case stories - starting from federal coverage bearing on Aboriginal humans in towns, to the advent of the federal fuel tax move to municipalities, to the effect of Canada's emergency administration regulations on towns - the individuals offer insights approximately how federal politics effect the neighborhood political enviornment. examining federal activities in diversified coverage fields, the authors discover significant styles of federal motion and final result in Canadian towns. A well timed contribution, Canada in towns bargains a entire learn of numerous parts of municipal public coverage that experience emerged in Canada lately.

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Interventions have often involved support for dictatorship and the brutal repression of civil liberties (Huntington 1981:221–65). S. intervention abroad, but only if that intervention serves liberal goals. In contrast, the other two elements of America’s liberal culture can support the adoption of nonliberalization policies. Isolationists reject any efforts to remake a decadent world. Hartz also traces the roots of the extreme anticommunism of McCarthyism to America’s liberal culture. ’ When it closes down on dissent, it answers the same impulse which inspires it to define dubious regimes elsewhere as democratic” (1955:285).

This distinction between the nomination of candidates and the general election is crucial because the strength of liberal internationalists within the Democratic Party makes it likely that Democratic presidents will commit to the promotion of democracy during the nomination process (MacDonald 1992:29–43). Both parties include people who adhere to each of the tendencies present in America’s liberal tradition. S. intervention were Civil War–era Republicans who opposed McKinley’s interventions in Cuba and the Philippines.

Larger < previous page page_29 next page > < previous page page_30 next page > Page 30 considerations than the specific characteristics of interventionist policies are likely to stand out. Presidents will be judged on whether they are winning or losing the war. ” If the United States wins the war, it will add to the incumbent’s electoral support. 12 In this context, opposition candidates have an incentive merely to promise vaguely to end the war without giving specific details on how that will be accomplished, as was true of Eisenhower’s promise to “go to Korea” in the 1952 election and Nixon’s “secret plan’’ to end the Vietnam War in 1968 (Divine 1974:69–86; Karnow 1983:582–83).

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