The Government Taketh Away: The Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada

By Leslie A. Pal; R. Kent Weaver | Go to book overview

INDEX

A
AARP, Social Security reform, 46, 48
abortion clinics,
in Canada, 270–71, 282–83
in U.S., 281–82
abortion rights, 263–92
Canadian abortion policy, 275–77
Catholic Church opposition to, 268, 270, 289–90
differences between U.S. and Canada, 265 table 9–1
dimensions of policy (rights, funding, and availability), 285
emulation of global policies, 24
English common law, 268–69
exemptions, 32
fetal rights, 24, 275, 276, 284
fundamental issues of debate over, 266
funding in Canada, 280–81, 285
funding in U.S., 277–80, 285, 29192n. 44
funds for abortion counseling, 274, 279
gag rule, 279–80
history of abortion debate in Canada, 268–71
history of abortion debate in U.S., 267–68
interest group politics, 34
political parties in Canada, 284
processes and outcomes U.S. and Canada, 283–90, 298 table 10–2, 300–301
pro-choice advocates, 278–79, 281, 284
pro-life movement, 264, 272, 275, 278, 287, 296
regional differences, 265
regulating access, 267 table 9–2
services in Canada, 282–83
services in the U.S., 281–82
strategies for loss imposition, 288–89, 323 table 10–5
as a symbolic loss, 18, 19, 263–64
U.S. abortion policy, 271–75
venues for loss imposition, 295 table 10–1
Abraham, Spencer, 215
accountability
maximizing visibility of, 28 table I-4, 30, 325
and power concentration, 3, 8, 99–100
in a presidential regime, 293
relationships (responsibility for decision), 4
Act to Restrict Privatization of Medical Services (Canada), 280
Action Plan for Health System Renewal (Canada), 86, 102–3n. 34
Advisory Group on Defence Infrastructure (MAGDI; Canada), 181–82, 185
Age Credit and Pension Credit, 53
agenda limitation, for loss imposition, 27, 28 table 1–4, 138, 296–97, 320
Alan Guttmacher Institute, 279, 281
Alberta Government Telephones (AGT), 130
Allmand, Warren, 260n. 53
American Law Institute (ALT), abortion rights, 268
American Medical Association (AMA),
abortion policy, 268
Medicare reform, 79, 83, 97
Anand, Paul, 26
Armey, Dick, 172–73, 176, 188n. 5, 201
Armstrong, Christopher, 113
Aspin, Les, 173
AT&T
antitrust suits, 107, 117, 124–25
equipment market, 109, 115–19
FCC regulatory rulings, 111–19
long distance market, 123–25
restructuring outcomes, 131–33, 133n. 1, 298 table 10–2
telephone patents, 113
universal service mission, 115
Atomic Energy Commission (AEC; U.S.)
Lyons, Kansas, nuclear storage site case, 209, 217–19
See also under its later name Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S.)
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), nuclear waste policy, 200, 204, 206, 216, 222
Atomic Energy Control Act of 1946 (Canada), 221
automobile insurance, nofault, 12

B
Bakvis, Herman, 18
Balanced Budget Act (BBA; U.S.), 50, 82–84
Balanced Budget Refinement Act (BBRA; U.S.), 84
bandwagon, jumping on the, 99100, 138
Banting, Keith, 23
Barnes, Roy, 243
Base Realignment and Closing Commission (BRAC; U.S.), 169–78, 189nn. 15, 16
membership, 189n. 15
Battle, Ken, 56
Baxter, William, 24–25
Behn, Robert, 26
Bell Canada
Challenge Communications and, 121
equipment market, 109, 119–23
long distance market, 126–31
regulation, 111, 113
restructuring, 107, 131–33, 133n. 1
telephone patents, 113
Bentsen, Lloyd, 211
Berkley, Shelley, 215
Bindon, Katy, 182
Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare (U.S.), 97
Birkland, Thomas, 203
Black, Dawn, 277
blame avoidance
and abortion rights, 264
and nuclear waste siting, 225–27
and telecommunications deregulation, 108
blame management
and concentrated vs. dispersed benefits, 13
concentration of blame, 28 table 1–4, 30, 326
generating blame, 8, 26
grandfathering, 44
shifting of blame, 86, 99
strategies for blame avoidance, 25–33, 40n. 66, 138, 234
Bloc Québécois (Canada)
forming of, 141, 247
gun control, 247, 250, 251, 253
military base closings, 183–84
and tobacco control, 158
Board of Transport Commissioners (Canada), 119
Burk, Robert, 273
Borowski, Joe, 287, 288
Bothwell, Robert, 206
Bouchard, Lucien, 247
Bourne, Aleck, 269
Bowen, Otis R., 80
BRAC. See Base Realignment and Closing Commission (BRAC; U.S.)
Brady bill (U.S.), 241–42
British Columbia Telephone Company (BC Tel) regulation, 111
Brock, Gerald W, 123
Brodie, Janine, 280, 282
Brooks, Jack, 240, 242

-333-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Government Taketh Away: The Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 341

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.