Group Politics and Social Movements in Canada

Group Politics and Social Movements in Canada

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Group Politics and Social Movements in Canada, Second Edition updates and expands its exploration of a wide range of organized group and social movement activity in Canadian politics. Particularly distinctive is the inclusion of Quebec nationalism and Aboriginal politics. Many other areas of collective activity are also included: the Occupy movement and anti-poverty organizing, ethnocultural political mobilization, disability, lesbian and gay politics, feminism, farmers and organized interests in agriculture, Christian evangelical groups, environment, and health movements. Contributors to the collection employ a number of theoretical perspectives from political science and sociology to describe the evolution of organized groups and movements and to evaluate successes in exercising influence on Canadian politics. Each chapter provides an overview of the group or movement along with an account of its main networks and organizations, strategies, goals, successes, and failures.

Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2014.
Edition: 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9781442606951
1442606959
Branch Call Number: 322.440971 GRO 2014
Characteristics: xxxi, 381 p.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Miriam Catherine

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