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Back to Blakeney: Revitalizing the Democratic State

9780889776418
  • Author Name: David McGrane (ed)
  • Publisher: University of Regina Press
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • ISBN: 9780889776418

About the Book

Allan Blakeney believed in government as a force for good. In this book, a diverse set of scholars analyze how reflecting on the career of one of Saskatchewan’s most influential politicians of the twentieth century can help us understand and fix what is wrong with democracy today.

About the Author

David McGrane is an associate professor of Political Studies at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan. John Whyte taught law and served as Dean of Law at Queen's University. He served as Saskatchewan's Director of Constitutional Law during Canada's constitutional partition process and later served as Saskatchewan's Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Minister of Justice. o https://www.uregina.ca/arts/politics-international-studies/faculty-staff/faculty/zz-whyte-john.html Roy Romanow was an MLA in the Saskatchewan Legislature for over 30 years and served as Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001. He is currently Chancellor of University of Saskatchewan. o https://artsandscience.usask.ca/profile/RRomanow#/profile Russell Isinger is the registrar at the University of Saskatchewan and a professional affiliate with the Department of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan. o https://teaching.usask.ca/about/staff/russell-isinger.php

2020 Book Awards