Canadian 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, economics, 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:
Vital issues include: the role of immigration in Canada's future; the deteriorating economic 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.
Roderic 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 Professor of Sociology at King’s College, University of Western Ontario. His areas of interest are population studies and Canadian demography. His research has focused on population estimates, the Aboriginal population, and the effects of family change on children.
"This book is well organized and at exactly the right academic level for [undergraduate readers]. It provides a comprehensive look at Canadian demography and should fill a void in Canadian demography readings. The book is well balanced for demography courses in history, sociology, and geography."— “David K. Foot, University of Toronto