Profiles of Canada

Profiles of Canada

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This third edition of Profiles of Canada combines depth, breadth, sophistication, and readability to offer the student a comprehensive introduction to Canadian society. The editors have brought together contributions from a wide range of disciplines to create a fascinating overview of the various facets of Canadian life and culture. The text includes aspects of the Canadian experience not usually found in introductory texts. The inclusion of a short story by Alistair MacLeod, for example, is an innovative departure from the academic writing of the other chapters, and provides the student of Canadian society with a sample of the finest in contemporary Canadian writing. Editors Dr. Kenneth Pryke and Dr. Walter Soderlund have carried out a successful update of the earlier editions of this well-respected text. Aspects of Canada explored in this new edition include regionalism, the North, demography, ethnicity, culture, and sport.In roughly half of Canadian divorces, the judge is required to issue a custody order for the children of the marriage.31 In 1998, the mother ... 30 per cent resulted in joint-custody orders.32 Few custodial mothers are awarded adequate child support in divorce settlements. ... us to the particular problems faced by these families, 3$4 in particular lower wages for the mother-earner, if she can find a job at all.

Title:Profiles of Canada
Author:Kenneth G. Pryke, Walter C. Soderlund
Publisher:Canadian Scholars’ Press - 2003-01-01


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