The Tainted-Blood Tragedy in Canada: A cascade of Governance failures

A systemic reconstruction of the tainted blood tragedy that hit Canada in the 1980s with a view to show that it was not due to criminal negligence but to a cascade of governance failures

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Gilles Paquet

Roger A. Perrault



Table of contents




            Introduction                Factum, Explanandum and Explanans

            Chapter 1                    A Cascade of Pathologies of Governance           

            Chapter 2                    Four Ill-founded Accusations

            Chapter 3                    A Systemic Deconstruction

            Chapter 4                    Modest General Propositions

Conclusion                  The Organizational Design Imperative



                                                The Benotto Judgment, October 1, 2007

Postface                      Requiem for Critical Thinking?

Addendum                  About the Centre on Governance of the University of Ottawa