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University of Toronto Scarborough
Political Science
Mcc Alllister

POLB50 EXAM REVIEW NOTES Introductory to five Approaches  The authorites decide what is good for a state and design policies to Pluralist : fufill their vision  -closest to democratic ideals ,  If necessary authoraries resrt to  power is dispersed rather than manipulation or coercion to controlled by a single group persuade the public of their wisdom  If overlooked by the government Globalization will lead to mobilixation and  The government responds to activiation of resources; external actors  Group action is more common  The government is constrained from  Example : national and regional acting as it would b/c of interntional student advocacy groups have been agreements created as a result of tution fees  Neo-liberalism is more influential  The pluralist argument is that if the  Actors in political system interact organizations were larger and with counter parts in other sates to stronger and students are more protect and promote common aggressive then they would have a interests. greater success Three types of compound crisis that effects CANADA Public Choice: A) English French conflict : Quebec  Politics is bargning process where nationalism , Quebec as a distinct politicans and voters act in rational society , Rebelion , FLQ crisis , referedums , partis quebecois , bloc matter  Politicans adopt policies to get quebecois themselves elected. B) Conlfict beween the various regions  Politicans focus on undecided voters of Canada : relationships between  For example : students are rational the centre and core ; transcontinteal railway , national policy , western and interest in policies regarding alienation , reform parties universities; they vote for politicans who will provide the most C) Relationship with the US , and the favourable votes threat of American domination :  In 2008 , Edmonton NDP victory foreign ownership , cultural b/c of Students nationalism , external affairs , Class analysis Federalism :  Corporates control the private sector and shapes public policies  Dependence on the capitalist system  Canada is unique because it adopted  In era of globalization , states must the Westminster model like British contend with powerful TNCS and  Which involves two levels of government international agreements signed on  Federal and Provincial their behlalf  Example : the idea of university the  Written constitution has to be legal cost of university stopping students or approved from coming to school ?  Designated number of provinces State-Centred  The idea of it being a theory b/cf fed government can overpower  The state is autonomous from societal forces provincial. Interstate Federalism  The federal government reflects the  Renamed as the constitution act ; opinions , attitudes of other regions but it still limited the powers of the Quasi Federalism government  The provinces were subordinated to  Passed in 1867 Ottawa  Law passed by the birtish Classical Federalism parliament that joined Nova Socita ,  The two levels are equal in status New burnsick , Ontario, and Quebec and independent together as the new dominion of  But now the courts generally favour Canada the provincial latter and had more  This act = basic machinery and money to spend and fed government institution of governemtn and made little use of its control establishing a fedral system  However at the time it only stated Symmetry four provinces wanted to be  The same politics at all three levels federally united with a constitution ;  If your republican at local than your things have now changed. republican at a national level as Constitution Act of 1982 well  the last amendement to the 1867  Leads to a centralized form of a Constitution act of BP; \ government  termination of all authority of Assymetrical Canada from Britian  Doesn’t have a great deal of  Important b/c introduction of movement from local to provincial Charter of Rights and freedoms ; guaranteed fundamental ,  Most MPPS do not move up Westminster Model : democratic , legal , egalitatrain , and  Other ministers of parliament linguistic rights and freedomgs may criticize and propose against government institutions. amendements  Also Equalization payments to  The monarch may advise and have-not provinces, multiculatrialsim and aboriginal warn but the prime minister and cabinet get their way rights.  However they have less control  92A was added that calrified and in a minority government extended provincial powers over situation natural resources  The beaucracy advises the Judical Committee of Privy Council
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