Publications

Books:

Road to Redemption: The Liberal Party of Canada 2006-2019. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Jan. 2021), 323.

Dismantling Canada: Stephen Harper’s New Conservative Agenda. (Montreal: MQUP Press, 2015), 417.

Divided Loyalties: The Liberal Party of Canada 1984-2008. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010), 698.

Hard Right Turn: The New Face of Neoconservatism in Canada. (Toronto: Harper Collins, 1999, 2nd ed. 2000), 490.

Strange Bedfellows, Trying Times: October l992 and the Defeat of the Powerbrokers. (Toronto: Key Porter, 1993), 248. 

Breaking Faith: The Mulroney Legacy.  (Toronto: Key Porter, l992), 247

Chapters in Edited Volumes:

“Second Chance: The Chastened Liberals” in J. Pammett and C. Dornan. The Canadian General Election of 2015. (Montreal: MQUP, 2020)

“Liberalism and the Protection of LGBT Rights in Canada” in Queering Representation: LGBTQ People and Electoral Politics in Canada. M. Tremblay (ed.) (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2020)

“Canadian Liberalism as a Distinctive Tradition” in D. McGrane and N. Hibbert. Applied Political Theory and Canadian Politics. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019). 42-68.

“The Liberal Party of Canada: Rebuilding Resurgence and Return to Power” in A. Gagnon and B Tanguay. Canadian Parties in Transition. (4th Ed).  (Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2017). 127-145.

“Back to the Future: The Resurgent Liberals” in J. Pammett and C. Dornan. (eds) The Canadian General Election of 2015. (Toronto: Dundurn Press, May 2016) 57-84. 

“The Evolution of Human Rights Protection in Canada” in G. DiGiacamo. (ed) Human Rights: Current Issues and Controversies. (Toronto: U of T Press, Feb. 2016) 3-29.

“The Liberal Campaign for the Ages” in A. Martland and T.Giasson.(eds) Canadian Election Analysis 2015: Communication, Strategy and Democracy. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015)

“Open Federalism and the Harper Government” in C. Briggs (ed) Modern Canada: 1945 to the Present. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2013) 166-181.    

“The Disappearing Liberals: Caught in the Crossfire”, in J. Pammett and C. Dornan, (eds.) The Canadian General Election of 2011. (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2011) 45-75.  

“Challenges for Canadian Federalism”in M. Behiels and F. Rocher (eds.), The Canadian State in Transition. (Ottawa: Invenire Books, 2011)  

“Prime Minister Harper’s Open Federalism: Promoting a Neoliberal Agenda?” in G. DiGiacomo and M. Flumian eds., The Case for Centralized Federalism, (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2010) 108-37.

“Missed Opportunity: The Invisible Liberals” in J. Pammett and C. Dornan,eds., The Canadian General Election of 2008, (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2009), 63-97.  

“From Collaborative Federalism to the New Unilateralism: Implications for the Welfare State” in HMichelman and C. DeClercy, eds., Continuity and Change in Canadian Politics (Toronto:University of Toronto Press, 2005) 117-147. 

“Social Cohesion and Nation-Building: The Role of Liberal Values in Connecting Canadians”, in Searching for the New Liberalism, T. Axworthy and H. Asper eds., (Toronto: Mosaic Press, 2003), 49-62. 

“Canadian Federalism as an Instrument of Political Integration: Lessons for Europe?” chapter in G. Casale, (ed.) Europe: Towards What Kind of Integration? (Milan: Franco Angelli, 2001). 366-405. 

“Recognition and Obligations of a New State: Implications for Quebec” in D. Rowat (ed) Referenda and Separation Elsewhere, (Ottawa: Carleton University Press, l978) 

Selected Published Research Articles and Occasional Papers:

B. Jeffrey. “Change in Ottawa, Yes, But What Kind? A Response to Eugene Lang” Policy Options. Institute for Research on Public Policy. September/October 2015. 

B. Jeffrey, “The Parliamentary Budget Officer Two Years Later: A Progress Report” Canadian Parliamentary Review, Vol.33 No.4 Winter 2010.

B. Jeffrey, “A Constitution for Europe? Political Integration and the Lessons of the Convention on the Future of Europe” Ottawa: CEPA Occasional Paper No.13,  Aug.2003.

B. Jeffrey, “A Wider Europe: Implications of Eastern Enlargement” CEPA Occasional Paper No.12, June 2003. 

B. Jeffrey, “Federal Government Policy and the Influence of the New Targeted Program Funding on Higher Education in Canada”, Graduate Researcher Journal, Vol.1, March 2003.  12-17.

B. Jeffrey, “From Amsterdam to the Convention on the Future of Europe : The European Union at the Crossroads”, Ottawa: Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association Occasional Paper No.10,  March 2002.

B. Jeffrey, “The European Social Charter and Human Rights: Lessons for Canada?” Ottawa: Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, April 2000 

 B. Jeffrey, “Special Interest Groups,” Canadian Forum, June 1999, 22-6. 

B. Jeffrey, “The Council of Europe and Human Rights: The First Fifty Years”, Ottawa: Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association. November, l999

 B. Jeffrey, “The Dublin Summit: Progress or Procrastination?” Ottawa: Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association. February l997

 B. Jeffrey, “The Future of the European Union: Federation or Ever Closer Union?”, Ottawa: Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, August l996

 B. Jeffrey, G. Schmitz and W. Koerner, “The Machinery of Government in Transition”, Parliamentary Research Service, Background Paper l09-E, October l984.

B. Jeffrey & M. Morton, “Crown Corporations: Issues for the 80’s”, Parliamentary Research Service, Background Paper 54-E, November 1982.

 B. Jeffrey, “Language and Parliament: We Are Not Alone”, Canadian Parliamentary Review, August 1982, 21-4.

“Bureaucratic Accountability in Parliamentary Systems” parliamentary research Service. Background Paper, May l982

 “Official Language Policy in Canada and Elsewhere”, Parliamentary Research Service, Background Paper, September l98l

B. Jeffrey, “Towards a National Telecommunications Policy”, Canadian Regional Review, No. 3,  Sept 1980, 15-21.

B. Jeffrey, “The Role and Composition of Ministerial Staff”, Parliamentary Research Service, Current Issue Review 26-E,  April 1980. 

B. Jeffrey & P. Rosen,  “The Protection of Human Rights in Canada”, Canadian Regional Review, August l979, No.2, 37-54.                                  

Selected Conference Papers:

B. Jeffrey. “Plus ca Change? : The PBO and the Trudeau Liberals”, Paper presented to the Annual CAPPA Conference, Montreal: Concordia University, June 2019.

B. Jeffrey. “A Kinder, Gentler PBO? Assessing the Post-Page Era.” Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association. Ottawa. June 4, 2015

 B. Jeffrey. “New Approaches to Canadian Liberalism”, Paper Presented to the annual meeting of the Prairie Political Science Association. Banff. Sept. 12-14, 2014

B. Jeffrey. “From Watchdog to Lapdog? Assessing The New Parliamentary Budget Officer”.

Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration. Kingston, May 20-21, 2014 

B. Jeffrey “Political Culture and the Harper Agenda”, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Prairie Political Science Association, Saskatoon, Sept.21, 2012

B. Jeffrey, “Strained Relations: The Harper Government and the Public Service”, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Waterloo, May 2011.

B. Jeffrey, “The Harper Minority and the Majority Myth”, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Waterloo, May 2011.

B. Jeffrey, “Stephen Harper’s Open Federalism and the Quebec Conundrum: Politicized Incompetence or Something More?”, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, ( CPSA), Montreal, June 1,2010.

B. Jeffrey, “Accountability and Officers of Parliament”: The Case of the Parliamentary Budget Officer”, Paper presented to the annual meeting of the CPSA, Montreal, June 2010.

B. Jeffrey, “Stephen Harper’s Open Federalism: A Hidden Agenda?”, Paper presented to the annual conference of the Western Canada Political Science Association, Kamloops, BC, May April 30, 2009.

B. Jeffrey, “The Oversight Role of Legislative Committees in Canada: Myth or Reality?”, Paper presented to the IPSA/RCLS Conference on Legislative Oversight and Autonomy, SUNY, Albany, New York, Aug. 24-6, 2007.

B. Jeffrey, “The Impact of Federalism on Intraparty Cohesion in Governing Parties: The British Labour Party and the Liberal Party of Canada”, Paper presented to the CPSA Annual Conference, U of S, Saskatoon, Sask., May 30-June2, 2007.

B. Jeffrey, “The Role of Federalism in Intraparty Conflict in Canada”, Paper presented to the New England Political Science Association, Boston, Mass., 27-29 April, 2007.

B. Jeffrey, “End of An Era? Implications of Intraparty Conflict in the Liberal Party of Canada for Party Discipline and Government Stability in a Minority Parliament”, European Consortium for Political Research ( ECPR), Joint Session on Intraparty Conflict in Parliamentary Systems. Granada, Spain. April 16, 2005.

B. Jeffrey, “Current Problems and Prospects for Reform of Official Languages Performance in the Federal Public Service”.  Paper presented to the “Conference on the Federal Action Plan

2003 for Official Languages” sponsored by the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities, University of Moncton. Ottawa, December 5, 2003,     

B. Jeffrey, “Immigrant Integration in Canada: The Role of Federal Policy Instruments”.  Paper presented to the Canada-EU Colloquium on “Issues in Immigrant Reception, Settlement and Successful Integration”, Ottawa, November 17, 2003, 17

B. Jeffrey, “Decentralization and Social Policy Formulation in Canada: The New Collaborative Federalism          and the Case of the Social Union Framework Agreement”  Paper presented to the Georgia Political Science Association international conference on “Centralization and Decentralization in Political Systems”, Savannah, GA, Jan.31, 2002.                

B. Jeffrey “The Trudeau Legacy: More than a Charter”, paper presented to the Conference on the “Crisis of Confederation”, Kingston: Queen’s University, March 2001

“Canadian Federalism as a Tool of Political Integration: Implications for European Union.Paper presented to the EU/College of Europe Conference on “The European Union: Towards what Kind of Integration”, Genoa, University of Genoa, Department of Political Science, July 7, 2000   

B. Jeffrey, ” Political Participation in Canada: Recent Trends”  Paper presented to the intergovernmental Conference on “Democratic Reform: Challenges for Parliamentarians”, Ottawa, Oct. 23,2001 ( with J. Jenson and J. Pammett)

B. Jeffrey & A. O’Leary,  “Trade Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Lessons from the Canada-EU Turbot Crisis”, Paper presented to the Annual CPSA Conference, St. John’s, Nfld,  June l997

B. Jeffrey, “NAFTA, Cultural Identities and the State”, NAMI Conference on “NAFTA and its non-Eonomic Implications”, Santa Fe, NM,  November l992

Book Reviews:

B. Jeffrey, Review of The Public Servant’s Guide to Government in Canada by A. Marland and J. Wesley. Canadian Public Administration. June 2019.

B. Jeffrey, Review of Defending a Contested Ideal: Merit and the Public Service Commission of Canada. By K Rasmussen. Canadian Journal of Political Science. 44:2. June 2011. 463-5.

B. Jeffrey, “Is Ontario Trying to Go It Alone?” A Review of Loyal No More: Ontario’s Struggle for a Separate Destiny by John Ibbitson, Literary Review of Canada, January 2002, 24-5. 

B. Jeffrey, “Should We Take Stock?” A Review of Stockwell Day: His Life in Politics by Claire Hoy, Literary Review of Canada, November 2000, 3-6.