By Meenal Shrivastava,Lorna Stefanick,Ricardo Acuna,Bob Barnetson,Sara Dorow,Josh Evans,Jason Foster,Joy Fraser,Trevor Harrison,Paul Kellogg,Manijeh Mannani,Gabrielle Slowey,Peter (Jay) Smith,Karen Wall
In probing the impression of Alberta’s strong oil foyer at the wellbeing and fitness of democracy within the province, participants to the amount have interaction with an ongoing dialogue of the erosion of political liberalism within the West. as well as reading strength coverage and problems with executive responsibility in Alberta, they discover the ramifications of oil dependence in components reminiscent of Aboriginal rights, environmental coverage, labour legislation, women’s fairness, city social coverage, and the humanities. If, as they argue, reliance on oil has weakened democratic buildings in Alberta, then what of Canada as complete, the place the non permanent priorities of the oil proceed to form federal coverage? In Alberta, the hot Democratic celebration is able to opposite the democratic deficit that's almost immediately fuelling political and monetary inequality. The findings during this booklet recommend that, to revitalize democracy, provincial and federal leaders alike needs to locate the braveness to reduce the effect of the oil on governance.
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Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada (Athabasca University Press) by Meenal Shrivastava,Lorna Stefanick,Ricardo Acuna,Bob Barnetson,Sara Dorow,Josh Evans,Jason Foster,Joy Fraser,Trevor Harrison,Paul Kellogg,Manijeh Mannani,Gabrielle Slowey,Peter (Jay) Smith,Karen Wall