Canadian Journal of Sociology

The Canadian Journal of Sociology is a quarterly journal published by the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alb., Can. Its subject is sociology and its audience are scholars, academics, students and others working in that field.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, Winter

Insecurity, Labour Relations, and Flexibility in Two Process Industries: A Canada/Sweden Comparison
Support for this research was provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Founds pour la formation de chercheurs et l'aide a la recherche of the Government of Quebec, Statistics Canada, and the Humanistika och Samhallsvetenenskapligia...
Objectifying and Naturalizing Individuality: A Study of Adult Education in the Canadian Arctic
This article is derived from my Ph.D. dissertation completed at Carleton University. Research for the dissertation was supported by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship. I would like to thank Derek Smith,...
Organizations for the 21st Century? Co-Operatives and "New" Forms of Organization
Abstract. This paper discusses calls for "new" forms of organization coming from the literature on sustainable community development and the contemporary organizational literature. There is significant overlap in the forms of organization being advocated,...
Sociology and Social Reform
Abstract. Recently, there have been calls from several Canadian sociologists to make sociology more relevant to contemporary events in Canada. This paper examines certain features of current social reforms, and it considers their implications for Canadian...
Sociology, Common Sense, and Qualitative Methodology: The Position of Pierre Bourdieu and Alain Touraine
This article is the outcome of research on qualitative methodology funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Discussions on this subject with Pierre Bourdieu, Marcel Fournier and Eric Forgues enabled me to develop the...