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The USA and Canada 2015

17th Edition

Edited by Europa Publications

Routledge

660 pages

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Hardback: 9781857437416
pub: 2014-12-08
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Description

Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 17th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations.

New for 2015:

- new essays covering US foreign policy, Canadian foreign policy, the Canadian services sector, and new material examining the challenges confronting indigenous peoples in the USA.

General Survey

Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including:

- US-Canadian economic integration, immigration, and the media in North American.

Country Surveys

Each country is dealt with in greater detail within its own section. Country chapters include:

- a chronology of political events

- essays covering key socio-political and economic themes, including: recent political developments; foreign policy; constitution; the economy; energy policy; agriculture; trade; health and social policy

- additional essays examining timely subjects such as US-Chinese economic competition, religion in US politics and the US Judicial system

- historical, political and economic surveys of each of the US states and Canadian provinces and territories

- statistical surveys of economic and demographic indicators

- comprehensive directory sections covering public affairs, the economy and society, which provide contact details and other useful information for the most significant institutions in the region.

Reviews

‘A truly valuable and impressive work.’International Journal on World Peace

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Survey The USA and Canada: Political and Economic Challenges to Deeper Co –operation Alexander Moens (with Taylor Jackson) Climate Change: Political Responses in the USA and Canada Glen Sussman and Byron W. Daynes Immigration Policy: Comparative Perspectives on Canada and the USA Geoffrey Mercer Seeking Recognition and Justice: Indigenous Peoples in the USA and Canada Geoffrey Mercer The Media in North America John Nerone and Kevin Barnhurst Part 2: The USA 1. Introduction 1.1. The USA: A Chronology since Colonization 1.2. Presidents of the USA 1.3. Area and Population 2. Essays 2.1. Essays on Public Affairs 2.2. Essays on US Economic and Social Affairs 3. Directory 3.1. Public Affairs 3.2. The Economy 3.3. Society 4. The States Part 3: Canada 1. Introduction 1.1. Canada: A Chronology since Colonization 1.2. Prime Ministers of Canada 1.3. Area and Population 2. Essays 2.1. Essays on Public Affairs 2.2. Essays on Canadian Economic and Social Affairs 3. Directory 3.1. Public Affairs 3.2. The Economy 3.3. Society 4. The Provinces and Territories

About the Editor

Europa publications have long been regarded as premier reference resources, providing authoritative political and economic data for every country and region of the world, biographical profiles of the most influential global figures in every field, including politics, science, business, academia, the arts and the media, and unrivalled access to information on universities, libraries and other academic institutions world-wide.

Available in print and online, Europa's principal titles, The Europa World Year Book,The Europa Regional Surveys of the World, The International Who's Who and The Europa World of Learning, serve the contemporary research needs of students, academics and information-seekers in specialist and general reference libraries, government offices and commercial institutions in every country.

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