Local and Urban Politics

E11 - Authors Meet Extremely Enthusiastic Celebrants: New Books in Municipal Elections and Representation

Date: Jun 13 | Time: 10:15am to 11:45am | Location:

Joint Session / Séance conjointe : Political behaviour/sociology

Chair/Président/Présidente : Sophie Borwein (University of British Columbia)

Nicole Goodman (Brock University)
Jack Lucas (University of Calgary)
Laura Stephenson (Western University)

Abstract: In this panel, the authors of several new books in the area of municipal elections and representation will offer a brief overview of their books, including data sources, research questions, and major findings. The book authors and editors will then discuss next steps for research on municipal elections and representation in Canada. Nicole Goodman, Helen Hayes, R. Michael McGregor, Scott Pruysers, and Zac Spicer. Voting Online: Technology and Democracy in Municipal Elections (McGill-Queen’s University Press) Jack Lucas, Ideology in Canadian Municipal Politics (University of Toronto Press) R. Michael McGregor and Laura Stephenson, eds. Political Engagement in Canadian City Elections (McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Helen Hayes (McGill University)
Scott Pruysers (Dalhousie University)
Zac Spicer (York University)
R. Michael McGregor (Toronto Metropolitan University)