Discovering Confederation : a Canadian's story / Janet Ajzenstat.
The author is one of Canada's most respected thinkers on the moral and philosophical foundations of responsible government and Confederation. This book offers a study of political science over the years through the intellectual lens of her career.
McGill-Queen's University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- 1 Confederation Lost and Found
- 2 Finding Canada's Texts Getting to Political Science
- 3 Getting to Political Science
- 4 McMaster's Basement Lecture Halls
- 5 Allan Bloom and C.B. Macpherson
- 6 Our Greatest Constitutionalist
- 7 Divided Mind
- 8 Janet's Dilemma
- 9 The Great Delayers
- 10 Knocking on the Academic Door
- 11 Enter Peter J. Smith
- 12 The Failed Siege of McMaster
- 13 Happy Home in the West
- 14 The World Remade
- 15 On the Inside
- 16 The Law Class
- 17 The Confederation Texts
- 18 Making the Book
- 19 Human Rights
- 20 Return to the Law Class
- 21 Retirement as Career
- 22 Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig
- 23 In Demand as Expert: The Canadian Senate
- 24 "Your Publisher Is on the Line"
- 25 The "Revisionist Account" Revisited
- 26 Double-Duty Retirement
- 27 Return Trip to Primary Texts.