Canadian Society in the Twenty-First Century

Canadian Society in the Twenty-First Century : A Historical Sociological Approach

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Appropriate for Canadian Society and Canadian Studies courses.This text examines the growth and development of Canadian society within a socio-historical framework. Following the progress of our society into the 21st century, Harrison investigates historical, economic, political, cultural and ideological perspectives through 3 key relationships: Quebec and Canada, Canada and the United States, and Canada and the Aboriginal Nations. An introductory chapter presents central sociological theories of structural-functionalism, symbolic interactionism, conflict and feminism as it pertains to the text's central themes of nation, state and society.
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  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 175.26 x 238.76 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130872245
  • 9780130872241

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1. Introduction: What Is Society? I. CANADA AND QUEBEC. 2. Living wth the Consequences Of 1760. 3. A Hundred Years of Solitudes. 4. The Constitutional Years. 5. Beyond Two Solitudes? II. CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES. 6. The Making of English-Canada. 7. English Canada in Transition. 8. Post-War Canada and the Welfare State. 9. Canada in the Age of the American Empire. III. CANADA AND THE ABORIGINAL NATIONS. 10. When Cultural Worlds Collide. 11. Keepers of the North. 12. The Road to Oka. 13. The Search for New Learning Paths. 14. Conclusion: Canada - A 21st Century Society? Appendix: 1. Canadian Federal Election Results Since Confederation. Appendix: 2. Canadian Prime Ministers, Governments, and Major Policies Since Confereration. Bibliography. Index. Appendix 1. Canadian Federal Election Results Since Confederation. Appendix 2. Canadian Prime Ministers, Governments, and Major Policies Since Confederation.
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