A Safe and Secure Canada: Politique et Enjeux Securitaires au Canada Depuis le 11 Septembre 2001 (Etudes Canadiennes - Canadian Studies 22 1st New edi

A Safe and Secure Canada: Politique et Enjeux Securitaires au Canada Depuis le 11 Septembre 2001 (Etudes Canadiennes - Canadian Studies 22 1st New edi

By: Sandrine Tolazzi (editor), Eric Tabuteau (editor)Paperback

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One of the main priorities of Stephen Harper's government since it came to power in 2006 has been to preserve what it defines as A Safe and Secure Canada. Thus, it has remained in line with the radical security measures adopted by his predecessor following the September 11 attacks, turning them into a central and sustained feature of the country's policy but also breaking up with the traditional representations of Canada as being less belligerent than its southern neighbour. This volume, which has emerged from discussions held during the September 25, 2009 conference on Canada's Security, Identity(ies) and Territory(ies) (Universite Stendhal - Grenoble 3), presents the thoughts of eight researchers from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, who have reflected upon the consequences of Canada's security policy. Ten years after September 11, it attests to the issues that are still directly or indirectly linked to the attacks, but also to Canada's new areas of concern in terms of security. Depuis son arrivee au pouvoir en 2006, l'une des priorites du gouvernement de Stephen Harper a ete de preserver ce qu'il definit comme A Safe and Secure Canada, poursuivant un virage securitaire amorce par son predecesseur suite aux attentats du 11 septembre 2001 et instaurant ainsi dans la duree une politique qui semble rompre avec les representations traditionnelles d'un Canada moins belliqueux que son voisin americain. A partir d'une discussion amorcee lors de la journee d'etudes Securite, Identite(s) et Territoire(s) du 25 septembre 2009 (Universite Stendhal - Grenoble 3), cet ouvrage presente les reflexions de huit chercheurs de disciplines et d'horizons tres differents qui se sont interroges sur les consequences de cette politique. Dix ans apres le 11 septembre, il fait etat des enjeux qui sont encore directement ou indirectement lies a cet evenement, mais aussi des nouvelles preoccupations du Canada en matiere de securite.

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About Author

Eric Tabuteau was successively French Language Assistant at the University of Aberdeen, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Reunion, and Associate Professor of English at the University of Besancon, before moving to the University of Grenoble where he served as Head of Department and Faculty. He mainly teaches North-American Civilization. Sandrine Tolazzi is an Associate Professor at Universite Stendhal - Grenoble 3, where she teaches Canadian civilization. She is a member of the research group on Modes of Representation in English Studies (CEMRA) and the vice-president of Grenoble's Centre for Canadian Studies. Her main area of research relates to interethnic relations in countries with a tradition of sustained immigration.

Contents

Contents/Contenu : Eric Tabuteau/Sandrine Tolazzi: Introduction. A Tale of Two Towers and One Continent. L'impact du 11 septembre sur la politique securitaire canadienne - David G. Haglund: 49th Parallel Revisited. The Franz von Werra "Problem" in Contemporary Canada-US Security Relations - Pierre-Alexandre Beylier : Les dessous de la frontiere intelligente. Quelle signification et quel degre d'intelligence pour cette frontiere du futur ? - Eric Tabuteau: Sleeping with a Waking Elephant. Maude Barlow Worries about Canada's Safety Nets - Benjamin Zyla: In-between European "Paradise" and American "Power"? Canada in the Transatlantic Alliance after 9/11 - Alexia Venouil : " Securite publique " au Canada. Contexte d'apparition et transformations en cours - Sandrine Tolazzi : "May These Gates Never Be Closed". L'Initiative relative aux voyages dans l'hemisphere occidental et ses consequences sur les Premieres Nations du Canada - Valery Kossov : " La bataille pour l'Arctique ". Le discours mediatique et politique russe et canadien dans le contexte du partage des ressources du Grand Nord - Shaeda Isani: Borders Within Borders. Fictional Representations of Canadian Safety and Security Issues in The Border.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9789052017150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 187
  • ID: 9789052017150
  • weight: 270
  • ISBN10: 9052017158
  • edition: 1st New edition

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