Community & Political Processes

CANDO (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers)

Year: 2014

This is part of the Cando Guidebook Series relating to the competencies of the Cando Certification Process. Valuable tools to help Aboriginal Economic Development Officers in their day-to-day work!

Other guidebooks in the series include:

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Table of Contents:

Section One Introduction to Community and Political Processes
Module 1   Processes
Section Two   Basic Concepts of Government: Society, Power, Legitimacy, State
Module 2 Government
Development Tool Government Review
Module 3 Ideology
Development Tool Ideologies
Section Three   Forms of Government (Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal)
Module 4 Pre-European Aboriginal Forms of Government
Module 5 Other Forms of Government
Module 6 Interest Groups: Types and Examples
Module 7 Political Parties
Module 8 Elections and the Electoral System
Development Tool Elections in Your Community
Section Four   Characteristics of Governments
Module 9 Consensus Government
Development Tool Consensus in the Past – Still Relevant Today?
Module 10 Municipal Government
Module 11 Characteristics of Aboriginal Governments: Band Councils, Métis Settlements, and Public Government
Development Tool   History of Aboriginal Government Characteristics
Section Five   How Canada is Governed
Module 12 Parliament
Module 13 How the Federal Government is Formed
Module 14 Public Administration: Development, Public Versus Private
Module 15 Aboriginal Self-Government
Development Tool Does Your Community Self-Govern?