Verney, Douglas (Vernon)

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VERNEY, Douglas (Vernon)

VERNEY, Douglas (Vernon). American (born England), b. 1924. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Emeritus Professor of Political Science, York University, Toronto, 1992. (Associate Professor, 1961-62; Professor, 1962- 92). Lecturer in Political Science, University of Liverpool, England, 1949- 61; Director, Social Science Research Council of Canada, 1972-74; Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1977-78. Past President, Canadian Political Science Association; Ed., Canadian Public Administration, 1970-74; adjunct professor of South Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1991-; visiting professor, Princeton University, 1993. Publications: Parliamentary Reform in Sweden 1866-1921, 1957; Public Enterprise in Sweden, 1959; The Analysis of Political Systems, 1959; (with Sir Denis Brogan) Political Patterns in Today's World, 1963, 1968; British Government and Politics, 1966, 3rd ed. 1976; Three Civilizations, Two Cultures, One State: Canada's Political Traditions, 1986; (with B. Arora) Indian Federalism from a Comparative Perspective, 1995.