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The 'Good Enough' Multicultural City: Managing Diversity In Toronto, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking, Neil Bradford Dec 2014

The 'Good Enough' Multicultural City: Managing Diversity In Toronto, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Con: Presidential 'Czars' Undermine Congress And The Constitution, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos Feb 2014

Con: Presidential 'Czars' Undermine Congress And The Constitution, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

Since emerging as a right-wing talking point during President Barack Obama’s first year in office, presidential czars have received widespread attention from scholars, pundits, members of Congress, and—after much resistance—the White House itself. Much of what has been written about czars suffers from partisan bias and misinformation. In this essay, we argue that the concern about czars is largely misplaced. First, we examine the lack of conceptual clarity that characterizes most work on czars. Second, we provide data that show that much of the debate about czars is mere rhetoric, the culmination of a decades-long, careless embrace ...


Neighbourhood Revitalization In Canada: Towards Place-Based Policy Solutions, Neil Bradford Dec 2013

Neighbourhood Revitalization In Canada: Towards Place-Based Policy Solutions, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Indigenous Knowledge, Sam Grey Dec 2013

Indigenous Knowledge, Sam Grey

Sam Grey

Indigenous knowledge (IK) includes the expressions, practices, beliefs, understandings, insights, and experiences of Indigenous groups, generated over centuries of profound interaction with a particular territory. Its iterations and mechanisms are unique to each community, even where it shares certain features across groups by virtue of being embedded in a wider, common culture. In all locations IK is the foundation of Indigenous governance, ecological stewardship, social, ethical, linguistic, spiritual, medical, food, and economic systems, so that the continual production and reproduction of local, land-based knowledge is the basis of Indigenous identity and sense of place in the world, as well as ...


A Federalist George W. Bush And An Anti-Federalist Barack Obama? The Irony And Paradoxes Behind Republican And Democratic Administration Drug Policies, José Villalobos Aug 2013

A Federalist George W. Bush And An Anti-Federalist Barack Obama? The Irony And Paradoxes Behind Republican And Democratic Administration Drug Policies, José Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

During President George W. Bush’s tenure in the White House, his administration stood clearly against state-level efforts in California and elsewhere to decriminalize soft drugs. Despite his loyalty to smaller government values and state sovereignty on other issues, the prospect of state-level drug decriminalization led Bush to pursue federal means of enforcing anti-drug laws. Years later, President Barack Obama, though known for his reputation as a federalist, shifted power over drug policy enforcement more towards the state level as a means to allow certain states to enact drug decriminalization policies at their will, particularly with respect to medicinal marijuana ...


The Diaoyu/Senkaku Dispute As An Identity-Based Conflict: Toward Sino-Japan Reconciliation, Zheng Wang Jun 2013

The Diaoyu/Senkaku Dispute As An Identity-Based Conflict: Toward Sino-Japan Reconciliation, Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

No abstract provided.


Perception Gaps, Identity Clashes, Zheng Wang Jun 2013

Perception Gaps, Identity Clashes, Zheng Wang

Zheng Wang

No abstract provided.


Afrika: Güney Afrika Örneği, Mehmet Ozkan Dec 2012

Afrika: Güney Afrika Örneği, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Sitting With Oprah, Dancing With Ellen: Presidents, Daytime Television, And Soft News, José D. Villalobos Oct 2012

Sitting With Oprah, Dancing With Ellen: Presidents, Daytime Television, And Soft News, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

On July 29, 2010, President Barack Obama took to the air on "The View" to talk politics, policy, and family. Pundits billed the visit as the first time a sitting U.S. president appeared in a daytime television program. The telecast drew about 6.7 million viewers, the highest rating ever for the show, and garnered the largest number of women viewers in 17 months. However, whether and to what extent Obama succeeded in getting his message out and endearing himself to female voters remains an open question that merits further scholarly inquiry. In this chapter, I put Obama’s ...


Turkiye'nin Sahraalti Afrikasi Politikasi 2011, Mehmet Ozkan Oct 2012

Turkiye'nin Sahraalti Afrikasi Politikasi 2011, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


The Policy Czar Debate, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos Aug 2012

The Policy Czar Debate, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

Presidential policy czars have been an important and powerful component of President Barack Obama’s approach to management and leadership in the first part of his time in office. By using czars, the President has been able to demonstrate the importance of policy issues, both to his own agenda and to the broader political system. In this chapter, we find that performance outcomes for these czars have been a mixed bag, with as many stories of success to report as tales of frustration and failure. As such, we posit that the cost of czars, in political and organizational terms, has ...


James A. Garfield: 20th President Of The United States, José D. Villalobos Feb 2012

James A. Garfield: 20th President Of The United States, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

President James A. Garfield served for only 200 days before an assassin’s bullets ended his unlikely rise to power. Garfield was the last “log cabin” president and a life-long Republican, both in the tradition of his predecessor, Ulysses Grant. In his lifetime, he served honorably as educator, general, and politician. His surprising nomination for president in 1880 earned him the nickname of the “Dark Horse” candidate, and his victory in the general election sealed his place in history as a U.S. president. His rise to power and tragic death highlight an important episode of the Gilded Age. Although ...


Türkiye’Nin Afrika Politikasi 2010, Mehmet Ozkan Aug 2011

Türkiye’Nin Afrika Politikasi 2010, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Turkiye'nin Afrika Acilimi Ve Asya Ile Iliskiler, Mehmet Ozkan Jul 2011

Turkiye'nin Afrika Acilimi Ve Asya Ile Iliskiler, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Türkiye’Nin Afrika Politikasi 2009, Mehmet Ozkan Feb 2011

Türkiye’Nin Afrika Politikasi 2009, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew Dec 2010

The Harper Immigration Agenda: Policy And Politics In Historical Context, Neil Bradford, Caroline Andrew

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Public Policy In Canada: Bringing Place In?, Neil Bradford Dec 2010

Public Policy In Canada: Bringing Place In?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


White House Staff, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos Dec 2009

White House Staff, Justin S. Vaughn, José D. Villalobos

José D. Villalobos

The White House Staff provides the bureaucratic framework that makes presidential leadership possible. Even though modern presidents continue to face constraints by the constitutional structure and political reality in successfully straddling the expectations gap that continues to enlarge, the staff presents the president with his best opportunity to anticipate and exploit leadership opportunities in the best case and manage crisis and cope with challenges in the worst. In recent decades, scholarly efforts to analyze the influence and importance of the White House staff has continued apace the institution’s own evolution. In this chapter, we evaluate the state of these ...


The Oecd’S Local Turn: ‘Innovative Liberalism’ For The Cities?, Neil Bradford Dec 2007

The Oecd’S Local Turn: ‘Innovative Liberalism’ For The Cities?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Canada's Urban Agenda: A New Deal For The Cities?, Neil Bradford Dec 2003

Canada's Urban Agenda: A New Deal For The Cities?, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Governing The Canadian Economy: Ideas And Politics, Neil Bradford Dec 2003

Governing The Canadian Economy: Ideas And Politics, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Sectors, Cities, And Social Capital: Social Democratic And Neo-Liberal Innovation Strategies In Ontario, 1990-2000, Neil Bradford Dec 2001

Sectors, Cities, And Social Capital: Social Democratic And Neo-Liberal Innovation Strategies In Ontario, 1990-2000, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


The Policy Influence Of Economic Ideas: Interests, Institutions And Innovation In Canada, Neil Bradford Dec 1999

The Policy Influence Of Economic Ideas: Interests, Institutions And Innovation In Canada, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Innovation By Commission: Policy Paradigms And The Canadian Political System, Neil Bradford Dec 1998

Innovation By Commission: Policy Paradigms And The Canadian Political System, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Ontario's Experiment With Sectoral Initiatives: Labour Market And Industrial Policy, 1985-1996, Neil Bradford Dec 1997

Ontario's Experiment With Sectoral Initiatives: Labour Market And Industrial Policy, 1985-1996, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Whither Corporatism?: Political Struggles And Policy Formation In The Ontario Training And Adjustment Board, Neil Bradford, M. Stevens Dec 1995

Whither Corporatism?: Political Struggles And Policy Formation In The Ontario Training And Adjustment Board, Neil Bradford, M. Stevens

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Ideas, Institutions And Innovation: Economic Policy Making In Canada And Sweden, Neil Bradford Dec 1993

Ideas, Institutions And Innovation: Economic Policy Making In Canada And Sweden, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Facing Constitutional Change And Economic Restructuring: Social Democracy Adrift In Canada, Neil Bradford, J. Jenson Dec 1990

Facing Constitutional Change And Economic Restructuring: Social Democracy Adrift In Canada, Neil Bradford, J. Jenson

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


Ideas, Intellectuals And Social Democracy In Canada, Neil Bradford Dec 1988

Ideas, Intellectuals And Social Democracy In Canada, Neil Bradford

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.


What Went Wrong? Explaining Canadian Industrialization, Neil Bradford, G. Williams Dec 1988

What Went Wrong? Explaining Canadian Industrialization, Neil Bradford, G. Williams

Neil Bradford

No abstract provided.