The background to Canada's activist policy against apartheid: theoretical and political implications

Author(s): Adam, Heribert; Moodley, Kogila

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Abstract Examines why Canada's Conservative government adopted one of the most progressive policies on South Africa among all Western nations, taking leadership in Commonwealth on sanctions; PM Mulroney's strong personal commitment to cause; some theoretical conclusions about role of chief executive versus bureaucratic politics in foreign policy decisions. (Original abstract - amended)
Publication Title Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics
Publication Date 11/1992
Keywords Apartheid
Bureaucracy
Canada
History
International relations
Mulroney, Brian
South Africa
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