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Author Ajzenstat, Janet, 1936- author

Title Discovering Confederation : a Canadian's story / Janet Ajzenstat
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Footprints series ; 18
Footprints (Cheltenham, England) ; 18
Contents 1 Confederation Lost and Found -- 2 Finding Canada's Texts Getting to Political Science -- 3 Getting to Political Science -- 4 McMaster's Basement Lecture Halls -- 5 Allan Bloom and C.B. Macpherson -- 6 Our Greatest Constitutionalist -- 7 Divided Mind -- 8 Janet's Dilemma -- 9 The Great Delayers -- 10 Knocking on the Academic Door -- 11 Enter Peter J. Smith -- 12 The Failed Siege of McMaster -- 13 Happy Home in the West -- 14 The World Remade -- 15 On the Inside -- 16 The Law Class -- 17 The Confederation Texts -- 18 Making the Book -- 19 Human Rights -- 20 Return to the Law Class -- 21 Retirement as Career -- 22 Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig -- 23 In Demand as Expert: The Canadian Senate -- 24 "Your Publisher Is on the Line" -- 25 The "Revisionist Account" Revisited -- 26 Double-Duty Retirement -- 27 Return Trip to Primary Texts
Summary The author is one of Canada's most respected thinkers on the moral and philosophical foundations of responsible government and Confederation. This book offers a study of political science over the years through the intellectual lens of her career
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ajzenstat, Janet, 1936-
Intellectuals -- Canada -- Biography.
Political science -- Canada -- History.
Political scientists -- Canada -- Biography.
Canada -- History -- Confederation, 1867.
Canada -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773543236
0773543244
0773590250 (electronic bk.)
0773590269 (electronic bk.)
9780773543232
9780773543249
9780773590250 (electronic bk.)
9780773590267 (electronic bk.)