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True Patriot Love : Politics of Canadian Nationalism - Sylvia Bashevkin

True Patriot Love

Politics of Canadian Nationalism

Paperback Published: 19th December 1991
ISBN: 9780195408102
Number Of Pages: 208

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This book offers the first systematic treatment of organized nationalism in English Canada, focusing on its cultural, trade, and investment streams. The study argues that "pan-Canadianism" since the 1970s has generally adopted centralist and left-of-centre positions, defending assertive regulation in the communications and energy sectors, for example. Nationalists have worked to build alliances with feminists in English Canada, but have had more difficulty relating to Quebec nationalism and to the decentralist politics of regionalism in Western Canada. This book reveals many of the dilemmas facing groups which seek to unify and strengthen the country. In the face of internal and external threats to survival, it assesses how nationalists would save Canada.

1: Exploring the Nationalist World View 2: From Ideas to Policies: Three Explanatory Frameworks 3: Cultural Nationalism and the Time/Reader's Digest Bill 4: Investment Nationalism: The Case of the National Energy Program 5: The Adoption of Canada-US Free Trade 6: NAC's Opposition to Free Trade: The Costs and Benefits 7: Solitudes in Collision? Pan-Canadian and Quebec Nationalisms in Perspective 8: Epilogue: Nationalist Futures 9: Appendix A: Abbreviations 10: Appendix B: Acknowledgement of informants

ISBN: 9780195408102
ISBN-10: 0195408101
Series: Studies in Canadian Politics S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 19th December 1991
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 15.0  x 1.14
Weight (kg): 0.28

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