Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage by Edward GrabbSocial Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage by Edward Grabb

Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage

byEdward Grabb, Jeffrey G. Reitz, Monica Hwang

Paperback | August 9, 2016

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Bringing together twenty-five articles written by experts, Social Inequality in Canada explores the many dimensions of social disadvantage and injustice that exist in this country today. Beginning with a thorough examination of structural inequality issues before moving on to address thewide-ranging impact that social inequality can have, the text presents students with a comprehensive overview of both the persistent patterns of inequality as well as the progress that has been made.
Edward Grabb is a professor emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Western University. His areas of interest include Canadian and American society, social inequality and stratification, political sociology, race and ethnic relations, methodology and statistics. During his distinguished career, his articles appeared in such journals...
Title:Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of DisadvantageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.8 inPublished:August 9, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

General IntroductionSocial Inequality: Theoretical and Conceptual Issues, Edward GrabbPart One: Power and Class1. Ownership Concentration, Transnational Connections, and State Involvement in the Canadian Economy, Edward Grabb and Monica Hwang2. The Changing Face(s) of Corporate Power in Canada (NEW), William K. Carroll3. Class Formation in Canada, Jim ConleyPart Two: Socio-economic Bases of Social InequalityA. Income, Wealth, and Poverty4. Poverty and Income Inequality in Canada, Peter Urmetzer5. The Distribution of Wealth and Economic Inequality, James B. DaviesB. Occupation6. Labour Markets, Inequality, and the Future of Work, Wolfgang Lehmann and Tracey L. Adams7. Choose Your Parents Carefully: Social Class, Post-Secondary Education, and Occupational Outcomes, Harvey KrahnC. Education8. Educational Attainment among Canadians: Open and Competitive or Closed and Sponsored?, Nicole Malette and Neil Guppy9. Changing Times, Stubborn Inequalities: Explaining Socioeconomic Stratification in Canadian Schooling, Scott Davies, Vicky Maldonado, and Darren CyrPart Three: Social Justice and InequalityA. Ethnicity, Race, Language, and Ancestry10. First Nations, Inequality, and the Legacy of Colonialism, Charles R. Menzies and Monica Hwang11. French Canada and Inequality: Quebec's Quiet Revolution, 50 Years Later (NEW), Pierre Fortin12. Immigration Trends and Integration Issues: More Than a Century of Change, Monica Boyd and Michael Vickers13. Racial Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Policy Issues in Canada, Jeffrey G. Reitz and Rupa BanerjeeB. Gender and Sexual Orientation14. Theorizing Gender Inequality (NEW), Tracey L. Adams and Michael Rooyakkers15. Reproducing the Gender Gap: Work, Inequality, and Neoliberalism, Brenda Beagan and Gillian Creese16. Gender Inequality in the Family Setting (NEW), Roderic Beaujot, Jianye Liu, and Zenaida Ravanera17. Sexual Orientation and Social Inequality (NEW), Lorne Tepperman and Josh CurtisC. Age18. Age and Social Inequality, Neil GuppyD. Dis/ability19. Disability and Social Inequality in Canada (NEW), Kim Shuey, Andrea Willson, and Katherine BouchardE. Region20. Regional Inequality in Canada: An Enduring Issue?, Mabel Ho and Catherine Corrigall-BrownPart Four: Some Consequences of Social Inequality21. Social Inequality and Health, Gerry Veenstra22. The Homeless: Canada's Truly Disadvantaged, Tracy Peressini23. What Do Canadians Think About Individualism and Inequality? The Effects of Social Status, Monica Hwang and Edward Grabb24. Economic Inequality and Acceptance of Minority Groups in Cross-National Perspective: Is Canada Uniquely Tolerant?, Robert Andersen25. Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labour Market? A Field Experiment with Thirteen Thousand Resumes (NEW), Philip OreopoulosGlossaryReferencesIndex

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"Well organized. Covers all the major tangents of the subject." --Lina Samuel, McMaster University