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Issue 17 Articles

This issue is about questions that will face our elected representatives no matter what the configuration of the next Parliament. First the environment. Jan Otto Andersson finds that the concept of “ecological footprint,” casts new light on the impact of international trade. François Bregha urges making greater use of economic instruments in promoting environmental protection. Next, on the ongoing question of the effectiveness of aid to the developing world, Owen Lippert, writing from Bangladesh, and Dominic Cardy Cambodia see corruption and related deficiencies as serious obstacles to development. There is also a debate about “asymmetrical federalism,” with Liberal Senator Serge Joyal against and Quebec Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Benoît Pelletier in favour.




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In the shadow of Ingmar Bergman

A new generation of Swedish filmmakers tries to find its voice [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Bengt Forslund


Inspired by Canada?

Basques seek to reform their status in Spain [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Robert Scarcia



The asymmetry rainbow

From the European Union to Australia, 
asymmetrical federalism comes in many forms [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Alan Trench


Martin, Charest and the health care deal

This is a much condensed version of an article published in French in Michel Venne, ed., L’annuaire du Québec 2005 (Montreal: Éditions Fides, 2004). [Inroads 17, 2005]
by François Rocher


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Overcoming Bangladesh’s democratic deficit

The Rajshahi lecture [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Owen Lippert

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All I really need to know about corruption I learned in Glace Bay

Federal transfer payments to have-not regions offer Canadians a close-to-home example of how aid dollars, in their billions, can disappear into flawed megaprojects or the pockets of provincial elites. [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Dominic Cardy



Thinking beyond Kyoto

Arthur Milner interviews with François Bregha [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Arthur Milner


Our full, unequal world

Ecological footprints and international trade [Inroads 17, 2005]
by Jan Otto Andersson



A multicultural murder?

The Netherlands struggles with the assassination of Theo van Gogh [Issue 17, 2005]
by Paul Lucardie