Reviving Social Democracy: The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP

Reviving Social Democracy: The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP

By: David Laycock (editor), Lynda Erickson (editor)Hardback

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A fresh overview for political scientists and journalists looking for a solid history of the evolution of the NDP, with particular emphasis on the party's revival in 2011 to claim Official Opposition status.

About Author

David Laycock is a professor, and Lynda Erickson a professor emerita, in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University. Contributors: Eric Belanger, Amanda Bittner, Jean-Francois Godbout, Frederic Merand, Francois Petry, Mark Pickup, Steven Weldon, Colin Whelan, Maria Zakharova

Contents

Introduction / Lynda Erickson and David Laycock Part 1: Setting the Stage 1 Party History and Electoral Fortunes, 1961-2003 / Lynda Erickson and David Laycock 2 Building for a Breakthrough: The Layton Years, 2003-11 / Lynda Erickson and David Laycock 3 The NDP and Quebec / Lynda Erickson and David Laycock 4 Modernizing the Party / David Laycock and Lynda Erickson Part 2: The Ideological Evolution of the Party 5 Conceptual Foundations of Continuity and Change in NDP Ideology / David Laycock 6 Ideological Evolution of the Federal Party, as Seen through Its Election Campaign Manifestos / Francois Petry Part 3: Party Activists, Leaders, and Voters 7 Members, Activists, and Party Opinion / Lynda Erickson and Maria Zakharova 8 Party Leaders in the New Democratic Party / Amanda Bittner 9 Valence Politics, Policy Distance, and the NDP Vote / Maria Zakharova 10 The Issue Priorities of the NDP Core Constituency: How Different Are They? / Mark Pickup and Colin Whelan Part 4: New Game, New Party? 11 Uniting the Left? The Potential for an NDP-Liberal Party Merger / Jean-Francois Godbout, Eric Belanger, and Frederic Merand 12 The 2011 Election and Beyond / Steven Weldon 13 Future Scenarios: NDP Evolution and Party System Change / David Laycock and Lynda Erickson Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774828499
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9780774828499
  • ISBN10: 0774828498

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