January 26th 2012 Lecture 5

January 26th 2012 Lecture 5 - January 26th 2012 :...

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January 26 th 2012 : Regionalism in Canada : Lectures 7 and 8 Regionalism : two basic questions that we should think of. Core questions. Where regions come from and how are they perpetuate. Key questions : -- where do regions come from ? Natural boundaries? Political constructions : playing the region car How are regions perpetuated politically? Canada region as a source of cleavage or diversity in this country that must also be managed. Regionalism : it might be simple to point out that regionalism is politics of territory , so is nationalism . in order to make political demands real they have to be affective in a place, in a system in law applicable in a specific way. Regionalism is important : territorial of politics similar to federalism it allows the idea : you can do things differently in different spaces. Things happen differently in different places in the boundaries of a certain political unit. Regionalism : addresses diversity , different preferences of citizens Where do these regions come from ? Possibility that regions are not somehow organic or natural : indigenous to certain
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POLI 222 taught by Professor Sholtz during the Winter '08 term at McGill.

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January 26th 2012 Lecture 5 - January 26th 2012 :...

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