This book will be of special interest to legal academics, professionals, and practitioners; foreign affairs, defence, intelligence, development, and trade professionals/practitioners; and Canadian political science/policy/international relations academics.
Irvin Studin is MPP program director and an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. He worked for a number of years in the Privy Council Office in Ottawa, as well as in the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra. He is also editor-in-chief and publisher of Global Brief magazine.
Preface Introduction Part 1: The Conceptual Framework for Assessing Canadian Strategic Power in Constitutional Terms 1 Framing Some Key Concepts 2 Diplomacy 3 The Military 4 Government, or Pure Executive Potency 5 Natural Resources (and Food) 6 National Economic Might 7 Communications 8 Population 9 The Strategic Constitution as Conceptual and Analytical Framework Part 2: Applying the Conceptual Framework: Four Policy Case Studies Case Study A: Canadian Strategic Leadership in the Americas Case Study B: Bona Fide War Case Study C: Arctic Sovereignty Case Study D: National Security-Counterterrorism Conclusion Bibliography Index