Canada and the United States: Differences That Count, Fifth Edition (Hardcover)

Canada and the United States: Differences That Count, Fifth Edition By David Thomas (Editor), Christopher Sands (Editor) Cover Image
By David Thomas (Editor), Christopher Sands (Editor)
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Canada and the United States explains, across fifteen diverse areas, why and how Canada and the United States are still so different. The book discusses whether or not these differences are growing, the key results of such differences, and the major challenges to be faced in each system.

Focusing on institutions, political cultures, and social values, the book shows how both federal systems are extremely complex and how our institutions, cultures, and historical experiences often lead to very different outcomes. The fifth edition discusses the emergence of vital new issues, including the pandemic and its effects, climate change, energy requirements, increasing international tensions, and new trade problems. This book also reviews massive budgetary changes, new forms of protest emerging in Canada, and an ongoing political crisis in the US instigated bya former president convincing millions that the 2020 election was a hoax. Written by leading scholars in their field, Canada and the United States reveals how the two countries compare when dealing with similar problems that often spill across the border.

About the Author

David M. Thomas is the retired vice-president academic of Vancouver Island University. He was the editor and co-editor of the first four editions of Canada and the United States? and holds a PhD in political science from the University of Calgary. Christopher Sands is the director of the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and director of the Hopkins Center for Canadian Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781487544195
ISBN-10: 1487544197
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: June 19th, 2023
Pages: 420
Language: English