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Contemporary Quebec : selected readings and commentaries

Author: Michael D Behiels; Matthew Hayday
Publisher: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English

A compelling and informative overview of Quebec's evolution over the past several decades

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Behiels; Matthew Hayday
ISBN: 9780773538900 0773538909 9780773538917 0773538917
Language Note: Includes some text in French.
OCLC Number: 712851634
Description: viii, 797 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1. The Duplessis interregnum: a conundrum. Duplessis: Quebec turns right / Jacques Rouillard --
Provincial autonomy and the defence of the liberal state / Jules Duchastel. Section 2. L'état providence: origins and development. The language of children's rights, the formation of the welfare state, and the democratic experience of poor families in Quebec, 1940-55 / Dominique Marshall --
Constituting "post-welfare state" welfare arrangements: the role of women's movement service groups in Quebec / Dominique Masson. Section 3. Catholicism in quebec: confronting modernity. Student leaders at the University of Montreal from 1950 to 1958: beyond the "Carabin Persona" / Nicole Neatby --
From rechristianization to contestation: Catholic values and Quebec society, 1931-1970 / Michael Gauvreau. Section 4. Quebec's "quiet revolution": rupture and/or continuity. Georges-Henri Lévesque: father of Quebec's lucid integration into confederation, 1930-1962 / Michael D. Behiels --
Quebec quiet revolution: a noisy evolution / Donald Cuccioletta and Martin Lubin. Section 5. The FLQ crisis. The October Crisis of 1970: human rights abuses under the War Measures Act / Dominique Clément --
Apprehended insurrection? RCMP Intelligence and the October Crisis / Reg Whitaker. Section 6. Organized labour: class, nation, and politics. Major changes in the Confederation des travailleurs catholiques du Canada, 1940-1960 / Jacques Rouillard --
"Rapprocher les lieux du pouvoir": the Quebec labour movement and Quebec sovereigntism, 1960-2000 / Ralph P. Güntzel. Section 7. Women, gender, and sexuality. Quebecoises deboutte! Nationalism and feminism in Quebec, 1969-75 / Sean Mills --
Yvettes as the expression of a federalist feminism in Quebec / Stéphanie Godin --
Nationalism and social movement politics: gay and lesbian rights and the effect of the Canadian charter of rights and freedoms in Quebec / Miriam Smith. Section 8. The politics of language. Rights in conflict: contemporary disputes over language policy in Quebec / C. Michael MacMillan --
Bilingualism versus unilingualism: federal and provincial language education policies in Quebec, 1960-85 / Matthew Hayday. Section 9. Ethnocultural communities: unity in diversity. Context and integration: the Allophone communities in Quebec / Bies Molinaro --
Quebec sovereignty and the challenge of linguistic and ethnocultural minorities: identity, difference, and the politics of ressentiment / Daniel Salée. Section10. The aboriginal communities in Quebec. Ally or colonizer? The federal state, the Cree Nation, and the James Bay Agreement / Paul Rynard --
A watershed of words: litigating and negotiating nature in eastern James Bay, 1971-1975 / Hans M. Carlson --
Nations at war: voice, peaceful resistance, and mobilization / Linda Pertusati. Section 11. Quebec and the canadian question: competing conceptions of duality and federalism. Perspectives on Quebec-Canada relations in the 1990s: Is the reconciliation of ethnicity, nationality, and citizenship possible? / Gérard Boismenu --
Ethnicity, nationalism, and identity in Canada-Quebec relations: the case of Quebec's "distinct society" / Michael Burgess --
The politics of nationalism in Quebec: the case of the Bélanger-Campeau commission / Max Nemni. Section 12. The 1995 Referendum. The 1995 Quebec referendum: how the sovereignty partnership proposal turned the campaign around / Guy Lachapelle --
Quebec women and the constitutional issue: a scattered group / Chantal Maillé. Section 13. Quebec identity politics in transition. Quebec in the emerging North American configuration / Daniel Latouche --
"Remembering (from) where you're going": memory as legacy and inheritance / Jocelyn Létourneau. Section 14. Quebec on the world stage. Domestic politics of Quebec's quest for external distinctiveness / Louis Bélanger --
The federal context: Ottawa as padlock or partner? / Ben Rowswell.
Responsibility: edited by Michael D. Behiels and Matthew Hayday.
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