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Nationalism and Social PolicyThe Politics of Territorial Solidarity$
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Daniel Béland and André Lecours

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199546848

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.001.0001

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Canada: Nationalism, Federalism, and Social Policy

Canada: Nationalism, Federalism, and Social Policy

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(p.41) 2 Canada: Nationalism, Federalism, and Social Policy
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Nationalism and Social Policy
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Daniel Béland (Contributor Webpage)

André Lecours (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.003.0003

Chapter 2 first examines how the relationship between nation-building and social policy emerged in Canadian society during and immediately following the Second World War. It then demonstrates how the transformation of Québécois nationalism during the 1960s generated a positive connection between sub-state nationalism and progressive social policy, and how this new connection affected the enactment and implementation of social policy in Canada. Next, it explores the contemporary links between nationalist mobilization in Quebec and the issue of social policy reform in the context of retrenchment and, more recently, federal budget surpluses. Finally, it looks at the impact of the Québécois nationalism–social policy nexus on the structures of Canadian federalism.

Keywords:   asymmetry, Canada, decentralization, federalism, intergovernmental relations, nationalism, Parti Québécois, Quebec, social policy

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