Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution (Law and Society)

Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution (Law and Society)

By: Stephen J. Tierney (editor)Paperback

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This collection of wide-ranging essays will be of interest to students and scholars in law, political science, and public policy.

About Author

Stephen Tierney is professor of constitutional law at the University of Edinburgh. Contributors: Daniel Bourgeois and Andrew F. Johnson, Marc Chevrier, Robert J. Currie, Jameson Doig, Katherine Eddy, Hugh Donald Forbes, Hugh Kindred, Will Kymlicka, Ian Peach, Joan Small, and Michael Temelini.


Introduction: Constitution Building in a Multicultural State / Stephen Tierney Part 1: The Evolution of Multiculturalism and Federalism in the Canadian Constitution 1 Trudeau as the First Theorist of Canadian Multiculturalism / Hugh Donald Forbes 2 Multicultural Rights, Multicultural Virtues: A History of Multiculturalism in Canada / Michael Temelini 3 The Canadian Model of Diversity in a Comparative Perspective / Will Kymlicka 4 The Death of Deference: the Implications of the Defeat of the Meech Lake and Charlottetown Accords for Executive Federalism in Canada / Ian Peach 5 Federalism in Canada: A World of Competing Definitions and Views / Marc Chevrier Part 2: The Management of Pluralism in Canada through Constitutional Law and Policy 6 Repositioning the Canadian State and Minority Languages: Accountability and the Action Plan for Official Languages / Daniel Bourgeois and Andrew F. Johnson 7 Making International Agreements and Making them Work within a Multicultural Federal State: The Experience of Canada / Hugh Kindred 8 New Constitutions and Vulnerable Groups: Brian Dickson's Strategies in Interpreting the 1982 Charter / Jameson Doig 9 Whose Reality? Culture and Context before Canadian Courts / Robert J. Currie 10 Multiculturalism, Equality, and Canadian Constitutionalism: Cohesion and Difference / Joan Small 11 Welfare Rights as Equality Rights? Insights from the Supreme Court of Canada / Katherine Eddy Appendix Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774814461
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780774814461
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 0774814462

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