Prime ministerial power in Canada : its origins under Macdonald, Laurier, and Borden
- Patrice Dutil.
- Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 
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- xviii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- C.D. Howe series in Canadian political history.
- Dutil, Patrice A., 1960- author.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-380) and index.
- Foreword by Robert Bothwell and John English Introduction
- 1 How the Prime Ministership Was "Made": Readings, Theories, Models
- Part 1: Structure
- 2 Macdonald's First Mandate: Consolidating Prime Ministerial Power
- 3 Macdonald Returns: Strengthening the Executive Machinery
- 4 Wilfrid Laurier: The Quick Apprentice
- 5 Robert Borden: The Inept Reformer
- Part 2: Substance
- 6 The Public Service and the Slow Death of Patronage
- 7 Priority Setting and the Budget
- 8 The Management of Crisis
- Part 3: Style
- 9 The Order-in-Council: A Tool of Administrative Control
- 10 Managing Routine: Everyday Prime Ministerial Style Conclusion Appendices-- Notes-- Index.
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This book is for scholars and students of political science, public administration, and history as well as others interested in the centralization of power in the prime minister's office.
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- 9780774834735 (hardcover)
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