Canadian Cases, Comparative Lessons
Metropolitan reforms have been implemented in Canada at a scale and frequency greater than anywhere else in the democratic world. Recent Canadian metropolitan reforms are setting precedents and could influence metropolitan agendas worldwide. This edited collection deals with the recent local government reforms in major Canadian cities-Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, and Vancouver-and provides comparative insights from other countries-Britain, the United States, Korea, and Israel. The cross-national case studies provide a perspective on the role of different political systems and political cultures in determining the metropolitan governance agenda and the reforms undertaken, revealing considerable similarities in the agenda and diversity in responses. Published by The Hebrew University Magnes Press with the assistance of the Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies and the Association for Canadian Studies.
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