This server contains information on the British Columbia Political Studies Association (BCPSA) and its activities. The current BCPSA president is Alexander Netherton (Alexander.Netherton@viu.ca) of the Department of Political Studies at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, BC.

Papers Presented to the 1997 Annual General Meeting

British Columbia Political Studies Association

FINAL PROGRAMME

FRIDAY MAY 2, 1997

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Friday, May 2,  11:00-12:00
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A0	Registration
RM LB 321

	Third Floor
	Library
	Capilano College

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Friday, May 2  12:00-2:00
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A1	BCPSA/ Graduate Student 	Session I

Rm LB 322

	Canadian Politics:
	First Nations Governance Issues 

	Chair: Tracy Summerville (UNBC)  

	Paper(s):
	Russell LaPointe (SFU)
	"Aborginal Government and Local
	Politics in British Columbia: The
	Case of the Tsatsu Shores
	Tim Schouls  (UBC)
	"First Nations, Communitarian Theory and the Power of the Incommensurability Thesis"

	Discussant(s):
	Paul Tennant  (UBC)

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Friday, May 2  14:15-16:15
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A2	BCPSA/ Graduate Student 	Session II

Rm LB322

	Comparative Politics and
	International Relations

	Chair:  James Busumtwi-Sam
		(SFU)

	Paper(s):
	Mariko Yamaguchi (UVIC)
	"APEC as New Orientalism "
	Lynda Jovanovic (SFU)
	"Clientelism and the United States
	Clean Air Act: The 1990
	Amendments"

	Discussant(s):
	Marlene Hancock (Douglas)

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Friday, May 2  16:15-17:30
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A3	Articulation/BCPSA  I
RM LB322

	Healthy Learning Environments

	Chairs 	Patrick Smith (SFU)
		Kim Thachuk  (Douglas)

	Participants:

	Patricia O'Hagen  (ex/SFU)

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Friday, May 2  18:00-20:00
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Graduate Student No-Host Social
Coachhouse Inn "Coaches Lounge"

SATURDAY MAY 3, 1997

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Saturday May 3,  8:00-9:00
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B0	Registration
RM LB321

	Third Floor
	Library
	Capilano College

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Saturday , May 3  9:00-10:15
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B2	BCPSA I
RM LB321

	Comparative Politics:
	Re-Thinking Democracy 

	Chair: David Laycock  (SFU)

	Paper(s):
	Patrick Smith (SFU)
	"Re-Thinking Metropolitain
	Regional Governance: Canadian,
	American, and British Policy
	Lessons and Agenda-Setting
	Tracy Summerville (UNBC)
	"Re-Thinking the Concept of Political Culture: An Explanation of the Failure of the
	Constitutional Accord"

	Discussant(s):
	Alex Netherton  (SFU)

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Saturday, May 3 10:30--11:45
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B3	BCPSA II
RM LB321

	Local and Regional Governance:
	Cascadia

	Chair:  Michael Howlett (SFU)

	Paper(s):
	Michael Goehring(SFU) and 	Ted Cohn  (SFU)
	"Cascadia: Transborder Regionalism 	in the Pacific Northwest"
	Karen Guttieri(UBC)
	"British Columbia's Foreign Policy"

	Discussant(s):
	Marlene Yri  (Kwantlen)

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Saturday, May 3  12:00-13:45
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Capilano College Lunch
RM Birch Cafeteria

Keynote Speakers: 	

Daniel Savas (Angus Reid)

"The Canadian Federal General Election of 1997"

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Saturday , May 3  14:00-15:30
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B4	Articulation/BCPSA II
RM LB321

	Special Session
	Teaching International Relations

	Chair:  Sharn Tyakoff  (Douglas)

	Participants:
	Ted Cohn (SFU)
	James Busumtwi-Sam  (SFU)
	Geoff Weller  (UNBC)
	Noemi Gal-Or (Kwantlen)

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Saturday , May 3  14:00-15:30
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B5	BCPSA  III
RM LB322

	Canadian Politics (I)
	Resources and the State

	Chair:  Stephen McBride  (SFU)

	Paper(s):
	Lorna Stefanick (Lethbridge)
	"Baby Stumpy and the War in the
	Woods: WC2 and Envrionmental
	Radicalism in B.C."
	Alex Netherton  (SFU)
	"Federalism and Post-War Energy
	Trade."
	Debra Salazar  (WWU), Donald
	Alper  (WWU) and Lynn Robbins  	(WWU)
	"Environmentalists and 	Environmentalisms in the Lower
	Mainland"

	Discussant(s):
	Jeremy Wilson (UVIC)

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Saturday , May 3  15:45-17:15
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B6	BCPSA IV
RM C-148

	Provincial Politics:
	BC Politics Roundtable

	Chair:  Ken Carty (UBC)

	Participants:

	Norman Ruff (UVIC)
	Paul Tennant  (UBC)
	Lynda Erickson (SFU)
	Geoff Weller (UNBC)
	Don Alper (WWU

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Saturday , May 3  18:00-22:00
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Waterfront Banquet
Thai Palace Restaurant Buffet
Lonsdale Quay
157 Chadwick Court
North Vancouver
(Above Seabus Terminal)
987-2009

No Host Bar - 6:00
Dinner - 7:00

SUNDAY MAY 4, 1997

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Sunday, May 4 8:30-9:30
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BCPSA AGM and Business Meeting
RM C-148

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Sunday, May 4 9:45--11:30
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C1	BCPSA V
RM LB321

	Public Policy and Administration
	(II) Policy Theory

	Chair:  Stephen Phillips (Langara)

	Paper(s):
	Michael Howlett  (SFU)
	"Legitimacy and Governance: A
	Preliminary Taxonomy and
	Analysis of Procedural Policy 	Instruments"
	Marc  Poulin (Alberta)
	"Studying Public Policy: Attempts
	to Revitalize Political Science"

	Discussant(s):
	Colin Bennett (UVIC)

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Sunday, May 4 9:45--11:30
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C2	BCPSA VI
RM LB322

	Canadian Politics (II):
	Federal and Provincial Parties

	Chair:  Laurent Dobuzinskis (SFU)

	Paper(s):
	Keith Brownsey  (Mt. Royal 	College)
	"The Constitution of Power: Leadership Struggles and Organizational Maintenance in
	the Ontario Conservative Party 1948- 1949"
	Hugh Mellon (UWO)
	"A Retrospective Look at Frank
	McKenna"
	Sheila Dhillon (University of 	Montreal)
	"Canadian Political Parties and
	Ethnic Participation: 	Methodological Considerations"

	Discussant(s):
	Richard Sigurdson (Cariboo)

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Sunday, May 4 11:45--13:00
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C3	Articulation/BCPSA  III
RM LB321

	Special Session
	Computers and Instruction 	Workshop

	Chair:   Andrew Heard (SFU)

	Participants
	Don Manson (UNBC)
	Mike Meade (Malaspina)
	David Winchester (Capilano)

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Sunday, May 4 11:45--13:00
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C4	BCPSA VII
RM LB322

	Canadian Politics III:
	The Consitution

	Chair: Derek Cook (Cariboo)

	Paper(s):
	Barrie McCullough  (Okanagan)
	"The Declaratory Power of the 	Constitution of Canada"
	Hamish Telford (UBC)
	"Liberalism vs. Communitarianism
	and Canada's Constitutional 	Conundrum"

	Discussant(s):
	Sam LaSelva (UBC)