The book will be of interest to students and scholars of political
parties and multi-level politics and to politicians, policy makers, and
political enthusiasts who want a deeper understanding of Canadian
politics and the "big red machine."
Royce Koop is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba.
Introduction 1 Multi-Level Politics and the Liberal Party 2 Grassroots Party Activists 3 Constituency Associations: Organization and Party Life in the Ridings 4 Local Campaigns and Grassroots Armies 5 Small Worlds: The Riding Context 6 Little Fiefdoms: MPs, MLAs, and Their Local Organizations 7 Conclusion: The Local Political Worlds of the Liberal Party Appendices References