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Download E-books Role Quests in the Post-Cold War Era: Foreign Policies in Transition PDF

A state's articulation of its nationwide function betrays its personal tastes and a picture of the area, triggers expectancies, and impacts the definition of the location and of accessible recommendations. Extending Kal Holsti's early paintings at the usefulness of the concept that of position, position Quests within the Post-Cold warfare period examines the character, evolution, and origins of position conceptions, key elements principally neglected in a literature passionate about the hunt for instant relevance. for every kingdom members current the key overseas coverage debate that came about on the finish of the chilly conflict and look at, via an research of significant speeches, the relative weight of identification and overseas prestige within the definition of the nationwide position. Uncovering the various roles that states declare for themselves permits mirrored image at the probability of foreign cooperation within the upkeep of foreign order. This learn is helping determine the significance of id in nationwide function conceptions, determine power conflicts coming up from the conflict of roles masquerading as pursuits, and clarifies latest contradictions in winning roles. participants comprise Caroline Alain, Onnig Beylérian, Christophe Canivet, Jean-René Chotard, André Donneur, Philippe G. Le Prestre, Paul Létourneau, Jacques Lévesque, Alexander Macleod, Marie-Elisabeth Räkel, Jean-François Thibeault, and Charles Thumerelle.

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Download E-books On Reasonable Liability: A Comparison of Dutch and Canadian Law regarding the limits of criminal liability PDF

By J. A. Diening

The subject of thls paper lS a comparative examine of the posi tlon of 2 diversified legislation structures, Dutch Civil legislation and Canadian universal legislations, of their remedy of liabllity difficulties arlsing from negllgent behavior at one hand, or In no-fault situatlons at the different, that lS of their therapy of strict legal responsibility matters wlthln the amblt of the crlminal legislations, wlth a few digressions lnto tort legislations. on the suggestlon of the wrlter's Promotor, Prof. Dr. G.E. Mulder, a brlef overvien of the typical legislations method, its improve ment among 1066 A.D. and 1867 A.D., and of a few of the suitable baslc notions, precedes the dialogue of the maln subject. Its function lS to asslst the Dutch reader in assessing the advantages of the concluslons recommended. The dlscussion of themes of a only lntroductory nature has been stored succlnct as a way to retain the dimensions of this paper wlthin average limlts. Practlcally, thls signifies that no exact discusslons of diverglng issues of view relating to yes document trines are being offered. really, the author has limlted him self to statlng in general authorized prlnciples, contrasted opposed to a hlstorical backdrop the place thls could make clear the statements made. An try out was once made to rearrange this lntroductory fabric in this type of model that it'll lead as much as and get ready for a close dialogue of strict legal responsibility. -5- Jus est norma recti, et quicquid est contra normam recti est in juria. Dig.l, l, l, l; Bract.fol. 2b.

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Download E-books A Seat at the Table: Persons with Disabilities and Policy Making PDF

By William Boyce

A Seat on the desk records the participation of incapacity activists and businesses in public coverage making in Canada. The authors mix experiences of up to date federal and provincial coverage making with a old point of view at the development made by means of incapacity teams given that global conflict I. The instances they speak about illustrate the strain among problems with human rights and private capacities that the incapacity circulation needs to take care of, yet that have implications for different teams to boot. An research of up to date social coverage networks in Canada allows the authors to indicate purposes for the inconsistent good fortune that incapacity corporations have had in translating their specifications into coverage. A Seat on the desk illuminates the foremost social-political components of assets, roles, and reputations that needs to be taken under consideration through excluded teams looking to achieve a seat on the coverage desk. The insights it offers are vital for the advance of extra specialist lobbying practices via incapacity stakeholders in addition to via ladies, aboriginals, ethnic teams, the aged, and the poor.

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Download E-books Ford and the Global Strategies of Multinationals; The North American auto industry PDF

At the present time, the Multinational company (MNE) is obvious as a number one agent within the strategy of globalization. As they undertake international concepts, MNE's are noticeable to be developing enhanced, deeper and extra lasting hyperlinks among international locations, hence moving the stability of energy inexorably of their favour, to the detriment of the state.
This ebook interrogates this concept by means of project a old research of the worldwide suggestions of Ford.

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Download E-books Representation and Rebellion: The Rockefeller Plan at the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, 1914-1942 PDF

In reaction to the tragedy of the Ludlow bloodbath, John D. Rockefeller Jr. brought one of many nation’s first worker illustration plans (ERPs) to the Colorado gasoline and Iron corporation in 1915. With the recommendation of William Mackenzie King, who could cross directly to turn into best minister of Canada, the plan—which got here to be often called the Rockefeller Plan—was in use till 1942 and have become the version for ERPs all around the world.In Representation and Rebellion Jonathan Rees makes use of a number of basic sources—including files lately came upon on the company’s former headquarters in Pueblo, Colorado—to inform the tale of the Rockefeller Plan and those that lived lower than it, in addition to to aspect its a variety of successes and screw ups. Taken as an entire, the heritage of the Rockefeller Plan isn't the tale of ceaseless oppression and stifled militancy that its critics may think, however it is usually now not the tale of the construction of a paternalist panacea for exertions unrest that Rockefeller was hoping it is going to be.Addressing key problems with how this early twentieth-century test fared from 1915 to 1942, Rees argues that the Rockefeller Plan used to be a restricted yet quickly powerful replacement to self reliant unionism within the wake of the Ludlow bloodbath. The publication will entice enterprise and exertions historians, political scientists, and sociologists, in addition to these learning exertions and business relations.

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Download E-books The Marshall Decision and Native Rights: The Marshall Decision and Mi'kmaq Rights in the Maritimes (McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series) PDF

In The Marshall choice and local Rights Ken Coates explains the cross-cultural, criminal, and political implications of the hot very best courtroom selection at the Donald Marshall case. He describes the occasions, personalities, and conflicts that introduced the Maritimes to the edge of an immense war of words among Mi'kmaq and the non-Mi'kmaq fishers within the fall of 1999, detailing the bungling through federal departments and the shortcoming of police preparedness. He exhibits how political, enterprise, and Mi'kmaq leaders within the Maritimes dealt with the unstable scenario, urging non-violence and talking out opposed to racism, not like the way in which federal and neighborhood leaders have answered in different components of the rustic. criminal victories equivalent to Marshall, argues Coates, are a double-edged sword that supply higher criminal readability yet extend the space among indigenous and non-indigenous peoples in Canada. Coates recounts the heritage of Mi'kmaq-white touch within the zone and considers the impression of local rights on usual assets, displaying that the prices could be borne usually by way of rural Canadians. by means of putting the neighborhood and nearby response to the Marshall selection within the broader ancient, nationwide, and foreign context of indigenous political and felony rights The Marshall choice and local Rights indicates how little Canada has realized from 3 many years of First countries felony conflicts and the way some distance the rustic is from significant reconciliation.

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Download E-books Ethics and Security in Canadian Foreign Policy (Canada and International Relations, 15) PDF

This assortment brings jointly a variety of authoritative, knowledgeable views on problems with ethics and protection dealing with Canadians within the turbulent international setting of the twenty first century. those reflections, through a few of the top students within the box, hyperlink the summary analytical and philosophical questions of ethics to the serious and tough questions of selection making perform in Canadian overseas coverage. members to this quantity care for either the summary notions of worth, tradition, norms, and ethics, and the concrete questions of coverage, legislation, and enforcement. They verify the demanding situations and the possibilities provided by way of new thoughts, equivalent to human safeguard, mutual vulnerability, smooth strength, international cultural scripts, stable governance, and area of interest international relations, for overseas coverage determination making. The addition of advised seminar questions, a listing of additional readings, and a pattern direction define upload to the usefulness of this article in a pragmatic lecture room atmosphere.

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Download E-books NATO and Peace Support Operations, 1991-1999: Policies and Doctrines (Cass Series on Peacekeeping) PDF

By Henning-A. Frantzen

This new publication addresses the main query of the way NATO and 3 of its member states are configuring their rules and armed forces doctrines that allows you to deal with the recent strategic setting.

This surroundings is more and more ruled by means of 'new wars', extra accurately civil wars inside states, and peacekeeping because the process devised by way of outdoors actors for facing them. The publication seeks to provide an explanation for how this new strategic setting has been interpreted and the way the recent conflicts and peacekeeping were outfitted into 'defence' and 'war' - key thoughts within the box of protection stories.

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Download E-books Action and Value in Criminal Law PDF

By John Gardner

During this tough choice of new essays, best philosophers and felony attorneys from the us, the uk, and Canada holiday with the culture of treating the philosophical foundations of legal legislation as an accessory to the research of punishment. Focusing essentially at the significant problems with ethical good fortune, mistake, and psychological sickness, this quantity goals to reorient the examine of felony legislation. within the technique of retrieving priceless fabric from conventional legislation classifications, the participants holiday down fake institutions, display hidden truths, and determine new styles of notion. Their regularly illuminating and infrequently startling conclusions makes this crucial interpreting for all these drawn to the philosophy of legal law.

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Download E-books Harold Innis in the New Century: Reflections and Refractions PDF

The ebook is split into 3 sections: "Reflections on Innis" offers a old reassessment of Innis, "Gaps and Silences" considers the restrictions of either Innis's concept and his interpreters, and "Innis and Cultural thought" bargains speculations on his impact on cultural research. The interpretations provided mirror the altering panorama of highbrow existence as obstacles among conventional disciplines blur and new interdisciplinary fields emerge. Harold Innis within the New Century is a invaluable source for students and scholars of Canadian reviews, communique reports, cultural reviews, monetary historical past, and political technological know-how. members contain Charles R. Acland (Calgary), Alison Beale (Simon Fraser), Jody Berland (York), James Bickerton (St Francis Xavier), William J. Buxton (Concordia), James Carey (Columbia), Ray Charron (Concordia), Cheryl Dahl (University collage of the Fraser Valley), Michael Dorland (Carleton), Kevin Dowler (York), Donald Fisher (UBC), Sarah Fortin (McGill), Alain-G. Gagnon (McGill), Jane Jenson (Montréal), Heather Menzies (Carleton), Richard Noble (Winnipeg), Daniel Salée (Concordia), Liora Salter (Osgoode Hall), Kim Sawchuk (Concordia), Irene Spry (professor emerita, Ottawa), Judith Stamps (Victoria), and Andrew Werwick (Trent).

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