Kenneth D. McRae is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Carleton University, Ottawa, and a Past President of the Canadian Political Science Association. He focuses his research on political thought and comparative politics, with special interests in multilingual states and their language policies. His previous publications include Conflict and Compromise in Multilingual Societies, Vol. 1: Switzerland (WLU Press, 1983), and Vol. 2: Belgium (WLU Press, 1986).