David McGrane - Political Scientist

Publications

Dr. McGrane has published his research in number of scholarly journals and university presses.

Peer-Reviewed Books

David McGrane, Remaining Loyal: Social Democracy in Quebec and Saskatchewan, Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane (editor), New Directions in Saskatchewan Public Policy, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2011. Purchase this book from the publisher.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

David McGrane and Loleen Berdahl, "A Social Democratic Province? An Examination of Saskatchewan Public Opinion in 2011-2012," Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 49, Number 1, (2015), pp. 95-127.

Stephen White, Micheal M. Atkinson, Loleen Berdahl, and David McGrane. "Policies towards Aboriginal Peoples: Attitudinal Obstacles and Uphill Battles", Canadian Journal of Political Science, Volume 48, Issue 2, (2015), pp. 281-304.

David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Kirk Clavelle, "Priming the Voter: Assessing the Implications of Economic Perceptions on Evaluations of Leaders and Parties", Canadian Political Science Review, Volume 9, Number 1, (2015), pp. 92-111.

Jason Roy and David McGrane, "Explaining Canadian Provincial Voting Behaviour: Nuance or Parsimony", Canadian Political Science Review, Volume 9, Number 1, (2015), pp. 75-91.

David McGrane and Loleen Berdahl. "Social Unionism, Public Relations, and Support for Unions: A Case Study of Public Opinion in Saskatchewan, Canada", Global Labour Journal, Volume 6, Number 1, (2015), pp. 62-78.

Loleen Berdahl, Stephen White, David McGrane, and Michael A. Atkinson. "Symbols, Self-Interest and Labour Policy Attitudes: Evidence from Saskatchewan", Industrial Relations/Relations industrielles, Volume 69, Number 4, (2014), pp. 665-686.

David McGrane, "Bureaucratic champions and Unified Childcare Sectors: Neo-liberalism and Inclusive Liberalism in Atlantic Canadian Childcare Systems", International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, Volume 8, Number 1, (2014), pp. 1-20.

David McGrane, Stephen White, Loleen Berdahl, Michael Atkinson, "Leadership, Partisan Loyalty, and Issue Salience: The 2011 Provincial Election in Saskatchewan", Canadian Political Science Review, Volume 7, Number 1, (2013), pp. 1-12.

David McGrane and Loleen Berdahl, "Small Worlds No More: Reconsidering Provincial Political Cultures in Canada", Regional and Federal Studies, Volume 23, Issue 4, (2013), pp. 479-493.

David McGrane, "From Liberal Multiculturalism to Civic Republicanism: An Historical Perspective on Multiculturalism in Manitoba and Saskatchewan", Canadian Ethnic Studies, Volume 43, Number 1-2, (2011), pp. 81-108.

David McGrane, “A Mixed Record: Gender and Saskatchewan Social Democracy”, Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 42, Number 1, (Winter 2008), pp. 179-203.

David McGrane, “The 2007 Provincial Election in Saskatchewan”, Canadian Political Science Review, Volume 2, Number 1, (March/April 2008), pp. 64-71. 

David McGrane, “Western Alienation or Mere Critique of Federal Government Policies?: Saskatchewan Social Democrats’ View of Federalism from 1900 to Present”, International Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 32, (2005), pp. 205-235.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

David McGrane, "Centrism, Ideological Polarization, and the Provincial Voter" in Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics, Third Edition, Christopher Dunn (ed.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016, pp. 183-218. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, "National Unity Through Disengagement: The Harper Government's One-Off Federalism" in How Ottawa Spends, 2013-2014: The Harper Government: Mid-Term Blues and Long-Term Plans, Christopher Stoney and Bruce Doern (eds.), Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013, pp. 114-126. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, "Political Marketing and the NDP's Historic Breakthrough" in The Canadian Federal Election of 2011, Jon Pammett and Christopher Doran (eds.), Toronto: Dundurn Publishing, 2011, pp. 77-110. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, "Balancing Conflicting Purposes: Saskatchewan Taxation Policy from 1991 to 2011" in New Directions in Saskatchewan Public Policy, David McGrane (ed.), Regina: University of Regina Press, 2011, pp. 91-120. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, “Which Third Way? A Comparison of the Romanow and Calvert NDP Governments from 1991 to 2007” in Saskatchewan Politics: Crowding the Centre, Howard Leeson (ed.), Regina: University of Regina Press, 2008, pp. 143-164. Purchase this book at Amazon.ca.

David McGrane. “Limiting Fiscal Capacity?: The Relationship between Transfer Payments and Social Spending in Canadian Provinces from 1988 to 2002” in Constructing Tomorrow’s Federalism, edited by Ian Peach, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2007, pp. 51-88. Purchase this book at Amazon.ca.

Encyclopaedia Entries

David McGrane. “Joesph W. Burton”, “Don Mitchell” and “Andrew Thomson” in Saskatchewan Politicians: Lives Past and Present, edited by Brett Quiring, Regina: University of Regina Press. 2004, pp. 34-35, 169-170 & 228.  


Reports and Expository Essays (Not Peer-Reviewed)

David McGrane, "The NDP's 'Government in Waiting' Strategy", Canadian Election Analysis 2015: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy, Alex Marland and Thierry Giasson (eds.), Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015, pp. 32-33.

David McGrane, Could a Progressive Platform Capture Canada's Youth Vote?, Broadbent Institute, March 2015.

David McGrane, "The Congruence of Political Marketing and Left-Wing Democratic Elitism", Political Marketing Groups Newsletter, March/April 2014, pages 10-12.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Profile of party supporters in the 2011 Saskatchewan provincial election: A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, December 2011.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Attitudes towards the Canadian Wheat Board monopoly in Saskatchewan: A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, December 2011.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Attitudes towards Aboriginal issues in Saskatchewan: A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, February 2012.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Attitudes towards union issues in Saskatchewan: A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, March 2012.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Is Saskatchewan still Social Democratic? A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, March 2012.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, How comfortable are Saskatchewan voters with democratic politics? A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, March 2012.

Michael Atkinson, David McGrane, Loleen Berdahl, and Stephen White, Party loyalty in Saskatchewan: A research brief, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, April 2012.

David McGrane. “Convincing Voters that Their Vote is Important: L’association Civisme et Démocratie - France” and “Teaching Political Participation Through Theatre: Le Réseau de Communication d’information et de formation des femmes dans les organisations non-gouvernementaux- Burkina Faso” in Engaging the Electorate: Initiatives to Promote Voter Turnout From Around the World, edited by Andrew Ellis, Maria Gratschew, Jon Pammett and Erin Thiessen, Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, 2006. pp. 40-41 & 54-55.

David McGrane. “Ontario government’s new health premiums as unfair as they are regressive” in The CCPA Monitor, Volume 11, No. 4, 2004. pp. 14-15.

Heather-Jane Robertson, David McGrane and Erika Shaker. For Cash and Future Considerations: Ontario Universities and Public-Private Partnerships. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 2003.

Book Reviews

David McGrane, Review of Political Marketing in Canada edited by Alex Marland, Thierry Giasson, and Jennifer Lees-Marshment in Canadian Journal of Communications, Volume 40, Number 4, (2015), pp. 757-759.

David McGrane. Book Review of Code Politics: Campaigns and Cultures on the Prairies by Jared Wesley in Inroads: The Canadian Journal of Opinion, Volume 30, (Winter/Spring 2012). pp. 141-143.

David McGrane. Book Review of Social-démocratie et mouvements ouvrier: la fin de l’historie? by Serge Denis in Politique et Sociétés, Volume 22, Number 2, (2003). pp. 157-160.

Translations of Academic Texts (From French to English)

Linda Cardinal and Marie-Joie Bradley “Citizenship and Federalism in Canada: A Difficult Relationship” and Alain Noel “Balances and Imbalances in the Sharing of Financial Resources” in Contemporary Canadian Federalism: Foundations, Traditions, and Institutions. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. pp. 273-302 and 381-404.

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