Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation 9780773570993

Changing Canada examines political transformations, welfare state restructuring, international boundaries and contexts,

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Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation
 9780773570993

Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
PART ONE: POLITICAL TRANSFORMATIONS
1 Politics in the Time and Space of Globalization
2 Transformative Politics, the State, and the Politics of Social Change in Quebec
3 Decolonization and Recolonization in Canada
4 Social Movements and Transformation
PART TWO: WELFARE STATE RESTRUCTURING: SHIFTING EMPLOYMENT FORMS AND NEW HOUSEHOLD FORMS
5 Politics and Transformation: Welfare State Restructuring in Canada
6 No Minor Matter: The Political Economy of Childcare in Canada
7 Pay Equity: Complexity and Contradiction in Legal Rights and Social Processes
8 Gender Paradoxes and the Rise of Contingent Work: Towards a Transformative Political Economy of the Labour Market
PART THREE: INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARIES AND CONTEXTS
9 Beyond the Continentalist/Nationalist Divide: Politics in a North America "without Borders"
10 "Playin' Along": Canada and Global Finance
11 Toward a North American Common Currency
12 The Transformation of Communication in Canada
PART FOUR: THE NEW URBAN EXPERIENCE
13 Municipal Restructuring, Urban Services and the Potential for the Creation of Transformative Political Spaces
14 The Urban Experience and Globalization
15 Immigration, Ethnicity, and Race: The Transformation of Transnationalism, Localism, and Identities
PART FIVE: CREATIVE SITES OF RESISTANCE: ECOLOGY, LABOUR, YOUTH, AND POPULAR CULTURE
16 Ecology, Political Economy, and Social Transformation
17 Canadian Labour and the Political Economy of Transformation
18 Towards a "Cultural" Political Economy of Canadian Youth
19 Finding Godot? Bringing Popular Culture into Canadian Political Economy
Contributors

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