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Planners and politicians [electronic resource] : Liberal politics and social policy, 1957-1968 / P.E. Bryden.

By: Bryden, Penny.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 233 p.).ISBN: 0773516506 (bound); 9780773516502 (bound); 0773516514 (pbk.); 9780773516519 (pbk.); 9780773566750 (electronic bk.); 0773566759 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Liberal Party of Canada -- History | Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980 | Canada -- Social policy | Canada -- Politics and government -- 1957-1963 | Canada -- Politics and government -- 1963-1968 | Parti lib�eral du Canada -- Histoire | Canada -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1957-1963 | Canada -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1963-1968 | Canada -- Politique sociale | Sociale politiek | Liberal Party (Canada) | Politik | Sozialpolitik | Liberalismus | Kanada | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political PartiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Planners and politicians.DDC classification: 971.064 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The St Laurent Approach to Social Policy, 1955-57 -- 2. Conflicting Solutions to Liberal Party Problems, 1957-60 -- 3. The Planning and Preparation of a Social-Policy Agenda, 1960-63 -- 4. Early Obstacles to Pension Reform, 1963 -- 5. Changing Liberal Tactics and the Completion of Pension Negotiations, 1963-66 -- 6. Federal-Provincial Negotiations over Health Insurance, 1964-65 -- 7. Liberal Party Dynamics and the Achievement of Medicare, 1965-68.
Summary: Planners and Politicians explores the interrelationship among social programs, federal-provincial relations, the role of the bureaucracy in devising and legitimizing policy, and the nature of political power in the modern Canadian state. By considering social policy as part of national policy and recognizing that the federal government was shaped by the imperatives of the programs it was designing, this book offers a new perspective on Canadian social policy and the evolution of the state.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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1. The St Laurent Approach to Social Policy, 1955-57 -- 2. Conflicting Solutions to Liberal Party Problems, 1957-60 -- 3. The Planning and Preparation of a Social-Policy Agenda, 1960-63 -- 4. Early Obstacles to Pension Reform, 1963 -- 5. Changing Liberal Tactics and the Completion of Pension Negotiations, 1963-66 -- 6. Federal-Provincial Negotiations over Health Insurance, 1964-65 -- 7. Liberal Party Dynamics and the Achievement of Medicare, 1965-68.

Planners and Politicians explores the interrelationship among social programs, federal-provincial relations, the role of the bureaucracy in devising and legitimizing policy, and the nature of political power in the modern Canadian state. By considering social policy as part of national policy and recognizing that the federal government was shaped by the imperatives of the programs it was designing, this book offers a new perspective on Canadian social policy and the evolution of the state.

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