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Alan Whitehorn, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Royal Military College of Canada

Nelson WisemanAlan Whitehorn is the foremost expert on the federal NDP in Canada. His numerous publications on the federal NDP have examined the party’s ideology, leaders, activists, conventions, platforms, election campaigns, and relationship with the labour movement. He received his BA in Political Science and History (York) and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science (Carleton). While at Carleton University, he was research director on David Lewis's memoirs The Good Fight. He is a Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario. For almost three decades, Professor Whitehorn taught at RMC in the areas of Canadian parties and public opinion, comparative politics and political theory. From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Whitehorn was the first holder of the J.S. Woodsworth chair in Humanities at Simon Fraser University. During 1997/1998 he was a visiting associate at McGill University (fall semester), adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University (spring semester), visiting professor at Carleton University 2005 (winter semester).

Bibliography of Dr. Whitehorn’s Research on Social Democracy

Whitehorn, Alan. 1985. “An Analysis of the Historiography of the CCF-NDP: The Protest Movement Becalmed Tradition.” In Building the Co-operative Commonwealth Essays on the Democratic Socialist Tradition in Canada, ed. J. William Brennan. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1988. “The New Democratic Party in Convention.” In Party Democracy in Canada, ed. George Perlin. Toronto: Prentice Hall.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1989. “The New Democratic Party: Dashed Hopes.” In The Canadian General Election of 1988, ed. Anal Frizzell, Jon Pamment and Anthony Westell. Ottawa: Carleton University Press.

Whitehorn, Alan and Keith Archer. 1990. “Opinion Structure among New Democratic Party Activists: A Comparison with Liberals and Conservatives.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 23: 101-13.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1991. “The CCF-NDP and the End of the Broadbent Era” In Party Politics in Canada, ed. H.Thorburn. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1992. Canadian Socialism: Essays on The CCF-NDP. Toronto: Oxford.

Whitehorn, Alan and Keith Archer. 1993. Canadian Trade Unions and the New
Democratic Party
. Kingston: Queen's University.

Whitehorn, Alan and Keith Archer. 1994. “NDP Activists and Political Leadership” In Leaders and Leadership in Canadian Politics, ed. Ronald Wagenberg. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Whitehorn, Alan and Keith Archer. 1995. “The Gender Gap amongst Party Activists: A Case Study of Women and the New Democratic Party” In Gender and Politics in Contemporary Canada ed. Francois-Pierre Gingras. Toronto: Oxford University Press.


Whitehorn, Alan . 1994. “The NDP’s Quest For Survival” In The Canadian General Election of 1993, ed. Alan Frizzell, Jon Pammett and Anthony Westell. Ottawa: Carleton University Press.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1995. “Audrey McLaughlin and the Decline of the Federal NDP.” In Party Politics in Canada, ed. Hugh Thorburn. Scarbourogh: Prentice-Hall.

Whitehorn, Alan. 1997. “Alexa McDonough and Atlantic Breakthrough for the New Democratic Party.”In The Canadian General Election of 1997, eds. Alan Frizzell and
Jon Pammett. Toronto: Dundurn.

Archer, Keith and Alan Whitehorn. 1997. Political Activists: NDP in Convention.
Toronto: Oxford.

Whitehorn, Alan. 2001. “The 2000 NDP Campaign: Social Democracy at the
Crossroads” In The Canadian General Election of 2000 eds. Christopher Dornan
and Jon Pammett. Toronto: Dundurn.

Whitehorn, Alan. 2004. “Jack Layton and the NDP: Gains But No Breakthrough”In The
Canadian General Election of 2004
eds. Christopher Dornan and Jon Pammett. Toronto: Dundurn.

Whitehorn, Alan. 2006. “The NDP and Strategic Voting.” In The Canadian General Election of 2006 eds. Christopher Dornan and Jon Pammett. Toronto: Dundurn.

Whitehorn, Alan. 2007. “Social Democracy and the New Democratic Party” in Canadian Parties in Transition, eds. Alain Gagnon and Brian Tanguay. Peterborough: Broadview.

 

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