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Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society

Interdisciplinary Insights

Edited by David Laycock
Ideology is a ubiquitous, continuously innovating dimension of human experience, but its character and impact are notoriously difficult to pinpoint within political and social life. Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society demonstrates that the reach and significance of political ideology can be most effectively understood by employing a multidisciplinary approach. Offering analyses that are simultaneously empirical and interpretive – in fields as diverse as development assistance policy and game theory – the contributors to this volume reveal ideology's penetration in varied spheres, including government activity, party competition, agricultural and working-class communities, and academic life.

About the Author

David Laycock is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University. He is the author of Populism and Democratic Thought in the Canadian Prairies, 1910 to 1945 and The New Right and Democracy in Canada: Understanding Reform and the Canadian Alliance. He is also the editor of Representation and Democratic Theory and, with Lynda Erickson, of Reviving Social Democracy: The Near Death and Surprising Rise of the Federal NDP.

Contributors: Ian Angus, Darin Barney, Laurent Dobuzinskis, Ivan Jankovic, Mark Leier, Denis Pilon, Katherine Reilly, Katherine Strand, Steven Weldon, Kyle Willmott

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