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Title Canada and the United States : differences that count / edited by David M. Thomas and David N. Biette.

Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  303.48271073 CANA    AVAILABLE
Edition Fourth edition.
Physical description xxxi, 439 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Populations, Impressions, Values, and Cultures -- 1 Population Tectonics: Life and Death in North America / Barbara Boyle Torrey Torrey, Barbara Boyle 3 -- 2 Imagining Each Other / Stephen Brooks Brooks, Stephen 23 -- 3 America Pivots Toward Progressive Canada: Recent Trajectories of Social Change in North America / Michael Adams Adams, Michael 46 -- 4 Football, Frats, and Fiscal Peril vs. Commuters, Carping, and Basing Costs: The New Financial, Social, and Psychological Context of Higher Education in Canada and the United States / Henry Srebrnik Srebrnik, Henry, David M. Thomas Thomas, David M. 61 -- Part 2 Governance and Governing Mechanisms -- 5 Past Futures: Federalism Under Stress / David M. Thomas Thomas, David M. 93 -- 6 Prime Ministers and Presidents: Institutional Differences and Political Convergence / Thomas M.J. Bateman Bateman, Thomas M.J. 116 -- 7 Turning Out or Tuning Out? Electoral Participation in Canada and the United States / Michael D. Martinez Martinez, Michael D. 142 -- 8 Legislatures and Parties: Heightened Divisions Since the 1990s / Melissa Haussman Haussman, Melissa, Lori Turnbull Turnbull, Lori 163 -- 9 Two Nations Under Law / Hon. Roger P. Kerans Kerans, Hon. Roger P. 186 -- Part 3 Economic Systems, Taxation, and Safety Nets -- 10 Banks, Banking. Regulatory Mechanisms, and the Public Interest: What's So Different? / Kathryn C. Lavelle Lavelle, Kathryn C., Tony Porter Porter, Tony 211 -- 11 Getting Things Straight: The Complex World of Budgetary Policy / Munir A. Sheikh Sheikh, Munir A. 230 -- 12 Health Care in Canada and the United States / Antonia Maioni Maioni, Antonia 254 -- 13 Choose Your Parents Wisely: Economic Inequality and Mobility in Canada and the United States / John Harles Harles, John 273 -- Part 4 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 Lampman, Jonathan W., David M. Thomas Thomas, David M. 315 -- 15 Environmental Policy in Canada and the United States: Climate Change and Increasing Distinctiveness / Debora L. Vannijnatten Vannijnatten, Debora L. 340 -- 16 First Nations: Turning Promises into Action? / Kathy Brock Brock, Kathy 361 -- 17 Reflections on Foreign Policies, Defense Budgets, Borders, and the Current State of the Partnership / David N. Biette Biette, David N., Alexandra Kuschner Kuschner, Alexandra 386.
Other formats Issued also in electronic format.
Other author Thomas, David M. (David Martin), 1943- editor.
Biette, David, editor.
Subject National characteristics, Canadian.
National characteristics, American.
Law -- Canada.
Law -- United States.
Federal government -- Canada.
Federal government -- United States.
Canada -- Social policy.
United States -- Social policy.
Canada -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781442609099 (bound)
1442609095 (bound)
9781442609082 (paperback)
1442609087 (paperback)
9781442609105 (pdf)
9781442609112 (epub)