David McGrane - Political Scientist

Publications

Dr. McGrane has over 25 academic publications and several technical reports and book reviews.

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, Loleen Berdahl, and Scott Bell. “Moving Beyond the Urban/Rural Cleavage: Measuring Values and Policy Preferences Across Residential Zones in Canada”, Journal of Urban Affairs, Volume 39, Number 1, (2017), pp. 17-39.

Michael M. Atkinson, Stephen White, Loleen Berdahl, and David McGrane. “Are Canadians Stealth Democrats? An American Idea Comes North”, American Review of Canadian Studies, Volume 46, Number 1, (2016), pp. 55-73.

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, Michael 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 A. 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. “Liberals versus Social Democrats: Electoral Competition Among Centre-left Parties in Canada” in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-left in Comparative Perspective, Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy (eds.), University of Bristol Policy Press, 2017, pp. 39-52. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, "Ideological Modernization and Professionalization: The NDP Under Jack Layton and Tom Mulcair" in Canadian Parties in Transition, Fourth Edition, Alain-G. Gagnon and A. Brian Tanguay (eds.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017, pp. 168-184. Purchase this book from the publisher.

David McGrane, "From Third to First and Back to Third: The 2015 NDP Campaign" in The Canadian Federal Election of 2015, Jon Pammett and Christopher Doran (eds.), Toronto: Dundurn Publishing, 2016, pp. 85-116. Purchase this book from the publisher.

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.  


Technical Reports and Expository Essays (Not Peer-Reviewed)

David McGrane, "Underinvesting in Our Future: Revenues and Expenditures of Saskatchewan School Boards from 2004 to 2014", Regina: Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2016.

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.