Lecture 8

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Lecture 8 : The Aboriginal problem and the arguments February 2 nd 2012 Follow up from last class on equalization : Transfer in public finance : a payment from the federal to a 3 rd party where no services are provided. Transfer of money that is not part of the federal government. Transfers represent significant number of Canadian financial expenses. The big budged of the transfer budged : to provinces and territories. Per capita transfer : minimal conditional , provinces have to apply by principles … Aboriginal Politics - Central ideas : what is fundamentally that we are talking about , the central debates when they adopt positions about number of specific policy things. To step away from the particular details of any given policy – to think about the core problem , core issue is about CITIZENSHIP 1. Citizenship : has two main issues Definition of citizenry :there is a definition of political community, a boundary, a definition to allow one to determine if you are a member or outside of it. The content of citizenship : the rights and privileges and responsibilities that come with citizenship : this is also fundamentally a normative question. What should be? Questions about values. 2.
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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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