Mel Watkins is an iconic figure in the development of the 'new' political economy. Bringing together Watkins' scholarly articles, this collection addresses the 'staple thesis' of Canadian economic and political development and the effort to extend Harold Innis' work by considering class relations and the role of the state.Years later Robin Sears, a senior official of the Ontario ndp, admitted that European socialists ridiculed him for the ndpa#39;s gung-ho approach to public auto insurance, mocking that the party was certainly not going after the commanding heightsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Staples and Beyond|
|Author||:||Mel Watkins, Hugh Murray Grant, David Wolfe|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2006-10-06|