American Review of Canadian Studies

A quarterly publication presenting original research on topics relating to Canada and the humanities and social sciences. This is the official journal of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States. Academic interest.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 3, Autumn

A Survey of Cross-Border Trade at a Time of Heightened Security: The Case of the Niagara Bi-National Region
Introduction In a recent article on the new border security environment facing North America, Ackleson (2003) notes that much work remains to be conducted to evaluate the complex dynamics of post-9/11 tri-national commercial relationships under...
Books Received
The American Review of Canadian Studies has received the following books for review. If you are interested in reviewing one of them for publication in these pages, contact us at arcs@wwu.edu. If the book in question has not already been spoken for,...
Francophone Minorities: From a Homogeneous Representation to the Construction of a Plural Identity
Introduction Some years ago, when I first taught "Introduction aux Etudes Canadiennes" in French, I was confronted with two major challenges that I had not expected. That experience probably tells as much about me and where I am coming from as it...
From the Editors
Dear Colleagues: This issue marks the fifth since the journal made its move to Western Washington University, and we would like to share some observations with you that we find interesting. The first is that ARCS is a truly remarkable journal....
In Search of an Identity Canada Looks North
This is perhaps one of the greatest advantages that Canada has as a northern country: our geographic reality has helped to shape our Canadian sense of community and mutual responsibility. The geographical fact of our northernness has moulded...
Love among the Ruins: The King of Kingsmere
William Lyon Mackenzie King often said that he'd have made a good landscape architect (Hardy 1949, 344). No longer in power by October 15, 1949--his final term as Canada's prime minister had ended the preceding year--he happily graced an Ottawa gathering...
Pristine Purity: New Political Parties in Canada
Introduction (1) Success sells better than failure; hence new parties receive very little attention from political scientists as long as they remain marginal and fail to win seats in Parliament. Yet in the margins of the party system, they may maintain...

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