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Richard Schultz

James McGill Professor
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richard [dot] schultz [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Research interests

  • Canadian Political Economy and Public Policy particularly Government Regulation
  • Canadian Political Process
  • Canadian Federalism

Selected publications

Books/Monographs:

Rules and Unruliness: Canadian Regulatory Democracy, Governance, Capitalism, and Welfarism (co-authored with G. Bruce Doern and Michael J. Prince). McGill-Queens University Press, 2014.

Changing the Rules: Canadian Regulatory Regimes and Institutions (co-editor with G.B.Doern et al.) (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999)

The Consumers’Association of Canada and the Federal Regulatory System, 1973-1992 (Vancouver: SFU-UBC Centre for the Study of Government and Business, 2000

Selected articles/book chapters:

“Governing in a Gale: Overview of Regulatory and Policy Setting for Canadian Telecommunications” in Orr and Wilson (eds.) The Electronic Village: Policy Issues of the Information Economy” (Toronto: C.D.Howe Institute, 1999)

“Winning and Losing: The Consumers’ Association of Canada and the Telecommunications Regulatory System 1973-1993" in Doern et al. (eds.) Changing the Rules: Canadian Regulatory Regimes and Institutions (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999)

“Still Standing: The CRTC 1976-1996"in Doern et al (eds.) Changing the Rules: Canadian Regulatory Regimes and Institutions (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1999)

“Telecommunications Deregulation” (with Andrew Rich) in L.A.Pal and R.K.Weaver (eds.) The Government taketh Away: the Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada” (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003)

“From Master to Partner to Bit Player: The Diminishing Capacity of Government Policy” D. Taras, et al.(eds.) How Canadians Communicate (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2003)

“Dancing Around the Digital Divide: The Broadband Access Debate” in G. Bruce Doern (ed.) How Ottawa Spends, 2003-2004 (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2003)

Current research: “Contested Networks: The Politics of Canadian Telecommunications 1976-1993”