A Teaching Topic in Democratic Institutions and Policy Process
Canadian Intergovernmental Structures and Operating Processes This topic teaches students about the general structures and processes, both formal and informal, of Canadian federalism as well as some other federations. This topic examines the role of the courts, parliament and political parties as well as executive federalism.
Recommended Reading (Carleton University PADM 5211):
Herman Bakvis, Gerald Baier, and Douglas Brown, Contested Federalism (Oxford, 2009). Chs 1, 2, 5 and 6.
Herman Bakvis and Grace Skogstad, Canadian Federalism: Performance, Effectiveness and Legitimacy, third edition, Oxford, Don Mills, 2012. Chs. 2, 3, 5 and 6.
J. Peter Meekison, Hamish Telford and Harvey Lazar, “The Institutions of Executive Federalism: Myths and Realities” Ch 1 of Canada: The State of the Federation, available at queensu.ca/iigr, publications.
Source: PADM 5211 Syllabus, 2012
Page Created By: Matthew Seddon, 02 July 2013