January 2009

22 Jan Representing Indigenous Self-determination

Discussions of indigenous self-determination have traditionally shown little enthusiasm for the idea of indigenous engagement in electoral politics – and for good reasons. Self-determination is usually understood as a means of gaining distance from, rather than inclusion in, state institutions. Legislative bodies are regarded with...

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18 Jan Quebec and Canada in the New Century: New Dynamics, New Opportunities Canada: The State of the Federation 2005

For three decades following the Quiet Revolution Quebec society was captivated by a discourse of sovereignty and Quebec nation-building that posed a fundamental challenge to the legitimacy and integrity of the Canadian federation. Since the 1995 referendum, however, the political intensity of the sovereignty discourse...

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