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Is Canada a Consensus or Majoritarian political democracy? The five central banks with the greatest independence all operate in federal systems: Germany, Switzerland, the Unites States, Austria, and Canada. (Lijphart, p. 241) Canada is a plural democracy (Lijphart, p. 86) In medium-strength bicameralism, one of these two elements is missing (symmetry and incongruence); this category is broke into two subclasses according to whether symmetry or incongruence is the missing feature, but both are ranked equally and have the same index of bicameralism. (Lijphart, p. 211) Canada has medium-strength bicameralism (Lijphart, p. 212). Inequality of representation in nine federal chambers (Lijphart, p. 208). Points to focus on: Correlations (relationship in which two or more variable change together) xHow many Parties? (9/10) o Two Party system = Majoritarian o Multiparty System = consensus - Canada has multiple parties (Assemblies of Canada) xHow proportional is electoral system? (9/10/07)
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