By Lawrence LeDuc
Dynasties and Interludes offers a accomplished and special evaluate of elections and vote casting in Canada from Confederation to the new spate of minority governments. Its critical argument is that the Canadian political panorama has consisted of lengthy sessions of hegemony of a unmarried social gathering and/or chief (dynasties), punctuated by way of brief, sharp disruptions led to via the surprising upward push of recent events, leaders, or social events (interludes).
Changes within the composition of the citizens and within the expertise and professionalization of election campaigns also are tested during this e-book, either to supply a greater knowing of key turning issues in Canadian background and a deeper interpretation of present-day electoral politics.
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Three social gathering Positions on safeguard and unfastened alternate within the 1878–1940 Elections ninety eight determine three. 1 Which guy stands out as the top major Minister for Canada? 153 determine three. 2 Federal Vote purpose, 1949–1953 153 determine three. three The King/St. Laurent Dynasty 156 determine four. 1 Federal Vote goal, 1953–1959 186 determine four. 2 Approval scores for high Diefenbaker, 1957 and 1958 Minister 196 determine four. three top guy for high Minister — Diefenbaker or Pearson? March 1958 197 determine four. four most vital challenge dealing with Canada, March 1958 197 determine five. 1 most crucial challenge dealing with Canada, 1959–1965 208 determine five. 2 Federal Vote goal, 1958–1965 209 9781554887965 . indb nine 03/09/10 12:52 PM DYNASTIES AND INTERLUDES determine five. three buying and selling diversity of the Canadian buck on foreign foreign money Markets, 1956–1966 212 determine five. four The “Diefendollar” 212 determine five. five top guy for top Minister — Diefenbaker or Pearson? ” 1957–1965 215 determine five. 6 Electoral Turnover, 1963–1965 232 determine five. 7 Federal get together identity in 1965 233 determine 6. 1 Federal Vote goal, 1965–1972 244 determine 6. 2 get together and chief Thermometer Scale scores, 1968 252 determine 6. three most vital concerns within the 1968 Election 254 determine 6. four Perceived “Winners” and “Losers” within the 1968 Leaders Debate 259 determine 6. five Electoral Turnover, 1965–1968 262 determine 6. 6 Federal celebration identity in 1968 264 determine 7. 1 major fiscal symptoms, 1966–1980 274 determine 7. 2 Federal Vote goal, 1970–1975 277 determine 7. three get together and chief Thermometer Scale rankings, 1974 291 determine 7. four Electoral Turnover, 1972–1974 293 determine 7. five Federal get together id in 1974 296 determine eight. 1 Federal Vote purpose, 1974–1980 304 determine eight. 2 celebration and chief Thermometer Scale scores, 1979–1980 316 determine eight. three Electoral Turnover, 1974–1979 and 1979–1980 318 determine nine. 1 major fiscal symptoms, 1978–1990 336 determine nine. 2 Federal Vote goal, 1980–1984 337 determine nine. three celebration chief Thermometer Scale scores and Debate functionality ratings, 1984 349 determine nine. four Electoral Turnover, 1980–1984 360 determine nine. five Federal get together id in 1984 362 10 9781554887965 . indb 10 03/09/10 12:52 PM LIST OF FIGURES determine nine. 6 The Pearson/Trudeau Dynasty 364 determine 10. 1 major fiscal signs, 1984–2000 374 determine 10. 2 Federal Vote goal, 1984–1988 374 determine 10. three Federal occasion id in 1988 378 determine 10. four celebration and chief Thermometer Scale rankings, 1988 379 determine 10. five Public Opinion at the unfastened exchange contract, October–November 1988 386 determine 10. 6 vote casting Behaviour in 1988 Election and Attitudes towards the unfastened alternate contract 387 determine 10. 7 Electoral Turnover, 1984–1988 390 determine eleven. 1 Federal Vote goal, 1988–1993 406 determine eleven. 2 Mulroney Approval scores, 1985–1992 407 determine eleven. three get together and chief Thermometer Scale scores, 1993 425 determine eleven. four Electoral Turnover, 1988–1993 427 determine eleven. five Federal get together id in 1993 428 determine 12.