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Conservatism in Canada

Edited by: James Harold Farney and David Rayside

Conservatism in Canada explores the ideological character of contemporary Canadian conservatism, its support in the electorate, its impact on public policies such as immigration and foreign policy, and its articulation at both federal and provincial levels.

Author Information

FarneyJames Harold:

James Farney is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Regina. He is the author of Social Conservatives and Party Politics in Canada and the United States.

David Rayside is a professor in the Department of Political Science and an associate of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisions: Public Recognition of Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States.


Michael Taube:
‘This collection serves as an important purpose of showing just how wide and varied Canadian conservatism actually is…This book’s innovative mix of voices and outlooks should be read by anyone interested in understanding more about the distinctive aspects of Conservatism, conservatism and the pivotal developments that have occurred within Canada’s Right.’

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;