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North Atlantic Quadrangle: The Importance of France in Canadian Strategic Culture, 1760-1949
The objective of this dissertation is to answer the puzzle raised by political scientist John Kirton: Why has Canada, for the last century, gone to war for and beside France? In other words, I assess France’s relative ...
Challenging the Civic Nation
This thesis is a critical examination of civic nationalism that focuses on the disconnect between nationalist ideology and the social bases of nationhood, and the implications that this disconnect has for the feasibility ...
Institutional Feedback and Coalition Politics: The Case of School Choice Policies in Advanced Democracies
This dissertation seeks to identify the political forces that have driven the shift towards school choice in advanced democracies and to explain the variation in policy outcomes observable in these countries. To do so, it ...