The Resource The unbroken machine: : Canada's democracy in action, Dale Smith, (ebook)

The unbroken machine: : Canada's democracy in action, Dale Smith, (ebook)

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The unbroken machine: : Canada's democracy in action
Title
The unbroken machine:
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Canada's democracy in action
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Dale Smith
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eng
Summary
What if it is not our political system that is broken, but our understanding of it? Everybody thinks that it's the system that's broken in politics; but what if it's not the system that's broken but rather our understanding of it? What if everyone's proposals to make the system "more democratic" only wind up making things worse, and weaken our systems of accountability so much as to make them meaningless? What if it's our own ignorance that is killing democracy in this country? Dale Smith looks at the critical gaps in civic literacy that have become endemic within Canadian political culture, wading through buzzwords and meaningless proposals to suggest real solutions. Designed for the lay reader, The Unbroken Machine seeks to explore our lack of civic literacy and show how our system of democracy should work - if only we were to engage with it the way it was meant to be
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1978-
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Smith, Dale
Dewey number
323.0971
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Political participation
  • Democracy
  • Civics, Canadian
  • Canada
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adult
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The unbroken machine: : Canada's democracy in action, Dale Smith, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781459738270
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11829275
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remote
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11829275
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MWT11829275
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The unbroken machine: : Canada's democracy in action, Dale Smith, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459738270
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11829275
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11829275
System control number
MWT11829275
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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