Papers Presented to the 1998 Annual General Meeting
Globalization and Democracy
Fourth Annual Conference of the
British Columbia Political Science Association
The University College of the Cariboo
May 8, 9, 10, 1998
Prior to the BCPSA conference, Ed Broadbent will be giving a talk on “Social and Economic Rights” at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverside Coliseum – Parkside Lounge. This community event is sponsored by Kamloops Immigrant Services and may be of interest to political scientists. If you plan to attend on the evening of Thursday, May 7 please contact Derek Cook, president, BCPSA at (250) 828-5244 or by e-mail to: email@example.com.
Friday May 8 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration Second Floor of the Arts and Education Building, UCC 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; AE 262 Forestry Panel Chair: Lawrence Woods (UNBC) Papers: George Hoberg (UBC) "Policy Cycles and Policy Regimes: Approaches to Studying Forest Policy Change" Ben Cashore (SFU/UBC), Ilan Vertinsky (UBC), and Rachanna Raizda (UBC) "Public Policy and Firm Responses: Determinants and Strategies in the Quest for Sustainable Forest Management" Michael Howlett (SFU) "Policy Venues, Policy Images and Policy Change: The Courts, Aborginal Rights and B.C. Forest Policy" Discussants: Jeremy Wilson (UVIC) Jim Cooperman Editor, B.C. Environmental Report Coffee 10:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.; AE 262 Aboriginal Rights and Participation Chair: Tracy Summerville (UNBC) Papers: Scott Evans (Athabasca U.) "Disentangling Rights: Individual Rights and the Aboriginal Conundrum" Alexandra Flynn (SFU) "The Participation of Quebec Aboriginal Peoples in the Canadian Political System" Discussant: Richard Sigurdson (UCC) 10:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.; AE 212 Urban Democracy Chair: Nelson Riis M.P. Papers: Patrick Smith (SFU) "Rethinking Global Cities: Alternative Perspectives" Kennedy Stewart (LSE) "Democracy and World Cities: Lessons from London" Discussant: Paul Tennant (UBC) Lunch 1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; AE 262 The CCF/NDP Chair: Peter Prontzos (Langara) Papers: David Laycock (SFU) and Jim Bruton (SFU) "The Future of the NDP: Views from the Inside" Keith Brownsey (Mount Royal College) "Policy, Bureaucracy and Personality: Woodrow Lloyd and the Introduction of Medicare in Saskatchewan" Discussants: Edward Broadbent (SFU) Donald Bailey (U. Winnipeg: History) 3:10 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.; AE 212 Democracy in Theory and Practice (Jointly sponsored by the BCPSA and the BCPS Articulation Committee) Chair: Patrick Smith (SFU) Papers: Donald Bailey (U. Winnipeg) "The Theoretical Application of Rousseau's General Will to Actual Legislation" Peter Prontzos (Langara) "Sandinista Democracy and Beyond" Discussant: Derek Cook (UCC) 3:10 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.; AE 262 Recall and Leadership (Jointly sponsored by the BCPSA and the BCPS Articulation Committee) Chair: Paul Whyte (North Island College) Papers: Stephen Eggleston (UCC) "Political Leadership and the Paradox of Democracy" Justin Howell and Charles Hogg (UNBC) "Reflections on the Recall Process in B.C." John Young (UNBC) "Wagging the Dog: Ramsey, Recall and Prince George North" Discussant: Michael Meade (Malaspina UC) Norman Ruff (UVIC) 5:00 p.m.; AE 262 Keynote Address: Thomas Pocklington (U of A) President Canadian Political Science Association "The Marketing of the University" Drinks and discussion to follow. Saturday May 9 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; AE 208 BCPS Articulation Committee Meeting Chair: David Winchester (Capilano College) 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; AE 212 Heidegger Questions Marx on Globalization Chair: Kimberly Speers (U of Vic) Papers: Darin Barney (U of T) "A Standing Reserve of Bits: Martin Heidegger and the Question Concerning Network Technology" Sandra Rein (U of A) "Marxism, Freedom and Globalization: A Call to Liberation" Discussant: David Baugh (Red Deer College) 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m.; AE 262 Keynote Address James Tully, Chair of Political Science at UVIC "Democracy and Globalization" 2:00 p.m.; AE 262 The Globalization of Culture and International Organizations Chair: Carl Hodge (OUC) Papers: Lawrence Woods (UNBC) "APEC: Before and After" Ginette Dubi (SFU) "Condemned to Modernity, The Westernization of Third World Cultures" Duane Bratt (Mount Royal) "Rehabilitating the Military: Canadian Peace-Keeping in the Post Somalia Era" Discussants: Robert Crawford (UBC) Carl Hodge (OUC) Coffee in AE 357 3:45 p.m.; AE 208 Globalization, Taxes and the University Chair: Chris Kukucha (Douglas College) Papers: Russell Williams (SFU) "Globalization and Corporate Taxation" Hugh Mellon (UWO) "Government Assessment of Democratic Pressures in Budget-Making: The Case of the GST" Kimberly Speers (U of A) "Internationalization and University Governance" Discussant: Colin Bennett (UVIC) 3:45 p.m.; AE 212 Political Theory Panel Contrasting Paradigms in the Teaching of Political Theory (Jointly sponsored by the BCPSA and the BCPS Articulation Committee) Chair: Alex Michalos (UNBC) Participants: Tom Pocklington (U of A) James Tully (UVIC) and others TBA Recommended Reading: Tully, Strange multiplicity: constitutionalism in an age of diversity, Cambridge University Press 1995. After 6:00 Dinner/Barbeque at the home of Richard Sigurdson (friends & families welcome) 199 Monmouth Dr., 374-1296 Sunday May 10 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; AE 212 AGM, BCPSA Chair: Derek Cook (UCC) CONFERENCE INFORMATION: The registration cost for our fourth annual BCPSA Conference is $60.00 >> >> Accommodation at the Ramada Inn in Kamloops will be $65.00 plus tax for a >> single or double room. The Ramada Inn can be reached at (250) 374-0358; >> Fax: (250) 374-0691. >> >> Accommodation at McGill Student Housing, Residence #2 is $25.00 for a >> single room. McGill student housing can be reached at (250) 372-7778; Fax: >> (250) 372-2757; email: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> For more information on these or other accommodation options contact: >> >> Derek Cook - Phone: (250) 828-5244; Fax: (250) 371-5697; >> email: email@example.com >> >> If you are planning to join us please send the following information: >> >> NAME >> >> ADDRESS >> >> Telephone email Fax