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Title The vertical mosaic revisited / edited by Rick Helmes-Hayes and James Curtis
Published Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 255 pages)
Contents Power, ethnicity, and class: reflections thirty years after The vertical mosaic / Wallace Clement -- Ethnicity and race in social organization: recent developments in Canadian society / Raymond Breton -- Missing women: a feminist perspective on The vertical mosaic / Pat Armstrong -- Three decades of elite research in Canada: John Porter's unfulfilled legacy / Michael Ornstein -- Social justice, social citizenship, and the welfare state, 1965-1995: Canada in comparative context / Julia S. O'Connor
Summary "When The Vertical Mosaic first appeared in 1965, it became an instant classic. Its key message was that Canada was not the classless democracy it fancied itself to be. In fact, Canada was a highly inegalitarian society comprising a 'vertical mosaic' of distinct classes and ethnic groups. This collection of papers by five of Canada's top sociologists subjects John Porter's landmark study to renewed scrutiny and traces the dramatic changes since Porter's time - both in Canadian society and in the agenda of Canadian sociology."--Jacket
Notes Based on a colloquium held at the University of Waterloo, Nov. 9-10, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Porter, John, 1921-1979. Vertical mosaic
Power (Social sciences) -- Canada.
Social classes -- Canada.
Social Class.
Canada -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
Author Curtis, James E., editor
Helmes-Hayes, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1951- editor
LC no. 98178114
ISBN 1282008587
1442683058 (electronic bk.)
9781442683051 (electronic bk.)