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- DescriptionCanadian society is rapidly changing. This concise, up-to-date volume masterfully captures this change. Edited by two of Canada's leading demographers, Roderic Beaujot and Don Kerr, this book is an exciting entry in Canadian population studies, drawing from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, geography, ecomics, history, and epidemiology. The Changing Face of Canada is an essential text for demography courses across the country.Each reading has been meticulously edited and concisely ordered into five essential sections: * fertility * mortality * international migration, domestic migration and population distribution * population aging * population composition Vital issues include: the role of immigration in Canada's future; the deteriorating ecomic welfare of immigrants; globalization, undocumented migration, and unwanted refugees; Aboriginal population change; implications of unprecedented low fertility; and the astonishing demographic transformation of Canadian cities.
- Author BiographyRoderic Beaujot is Director of the Population Studies Centre and Professor of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario. His research interests include evolving demographics and implications for social policy in areas such as health, family, labour force, multiculturalism, and education. Don Kerr is a prolific western Canadian writer who has published plays, poetry, history, and short stories, in addition to editing the literary magazines GRAIN and NeWest Review. He is professor emeritus of English at the University of Saskatchewan.
- PublisherCanadian Scholars Press
- Date of Publication01/10/2006
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintCanadian Scholars Press
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- Weight634 g
- Width171 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byDon Kerr,Roderic P. Beaujot
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