By David M. Thomas, David N. Biette

Canada and the us: adjustments that count number investigates why and the way the U.S. and Canada—while so shut and doubtless so similar—remain various in such a lot of methods. In seventeen analytical but readable chapters, major specialists examine the yank and the Canadian methods of doing issues. The questions they tackle impact us all in methods nice and small: as voters, as scholars, and as policymakers. Our similarities and our adjustments are usually not regularly as we now have assumed them to be, and this quantity is helping us examine from one another's experiences.

The fourth version positive aspects new chapters on taxation, sales, and budgets; future health care; banking and monetary legislation; legislatures; overseas coverage; top ministers and presidents; and state-province comparisons. each bankruptcy has been up-to-date to take into account significant advancements and adjustments because the 3rd version, together with the commercial meltdown of 2008, altering electoral results, new census info, and new coverage instructions in either countries—especially referring to overall healthiness care and the surroundings.

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Return to text. Li, Destination Canada: Immigration Debates and Issues (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2003). Return to text. 1 (Washington, DC: Population Bulletin Population Reference Bureau, 2005): 5. Return to text. (Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2003), 303–325. Return to text. 43 Garnett Picot and Feng Hou, “Divergent Trends in Citizenship Rates Among Immigration in Canada and the United States,” Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series (Statistics Canada: October 2011), 22.

Return to text. 3 (September 2004): 519–530. Return to text. 23 Ibid. Return to text. 24 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, “OECD Health Data: Health Status,” OECD Health Statistics (database, 2013). Return to text. 152. Return to text. Foege, “Actual Causes of Death in the United States,” Journal of the American Medical Association 270 (1993): 2207–2212. Return to text. 27 International smoking statistics as reported in Fred Pampel, “Divergent Patterns of Smoking Across High-Income Nations,” in Eileen M.

31 The correlation of obesity and chronic diseases, however, is very strong and suggests that Americans are likely to be less healthy because of their weight than Canadians and have a shorter healthy life expectancy. The health care systems are very different in Canada and the United States. Canadians have universal coverage and Americans do not. 32 Much has been written on the health effects of the lack of coverage in the American system. A recent study by the US National Academy of Sciences suggests that the lack of coverage for people under the age of 65 surely causes some deaths and certainly causes more morbidity.

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