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作者 Aivalis, Christo, author
書名 The constant liberal : Pierre Trudeau, organized labour, and the Canadian social democratic left / Christo Aivalis
出版項 Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9780774837132 (hardback)
0774837136
9780774837149
0774837144
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  F1034.3.T7 A78 2018    在架上    30560400638539
說明 xiv, 278 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-265) and index
Trudeau, socialism, and the CCF, 1945-58 -- Trudeau, organized labour, and liberal democratic society, 1945-58 -- The rassemblement, the UFD, and the New Party, 1956-61 -- Trudeau, the liberals, and the NDP, 1960-68 -- The limits of Trudeau's tax reform and poverty reduction -- FIRA, the NEP, and economic democracy -- Inflation and wage and price controls -- The new society, tripartism, and Charter of Rights and Freedoms
"Pierre Elliott Trudeau--radical progressive or unavowed socialist? Christo Aivalis argues that although Trudeau found key influences and friendships on the left, he was in fact a consistently classic liberal, driven by individualist, capitalist principles. Trudeau's legacy is still divisive. Most scholars portray Trudeau's ties to unions and the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation as either evidence of communist affinities or as being at the root of his reputation as the champion of a progressive, modern Canada. The Constant Liberal traces the charismatic politician's relationship with left and labour movements throughout his career. Trudeau worked with leftists in the 1950s to oppose right-wing Quebec premier Maurice Duplessis but against them as prime minister when workers and progressives were seen as obstacles to higher corporate profit margins. While numerous biographies have noted the impact of Trudeau's engagement with the left on his intellectual and political development, this comprehensive analysis is the first to showcase the interplay between liberalism and democratic socialism that defined his world view--and shaped his effective use of power. The Constant Liberal suggests that Trudeau's leftist activity was not so much a call for social democracy as a warning to fellow liberals that lack of reform could undermine liberal-capitalist social relations."-- Provided by publisher
Issued also in electronic format
鏈接 Aivalis, Christo, author. Constant liberal. Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2018. (CaOONL)20189008849
主題 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott. fast (OCoLC)fst00035376
Prime ministers -- Canada -- Biography
Labor unions -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Labor movement -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Right and left (Political science) -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Political parties -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Socialism -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Liberalism -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945-
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