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. 29, No. 4, Fall

Books Received/livres Recus
Abbinnett, Ross, Culture & Identity: Critical Theories. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003, 230 pp., $34.95 US paper Alexander, Jeffrey C., Ron Eyerman, Bernhard Giesen, Neil J. Smelser, and Piotr Sztompka, Cultural Trauma and Collective...
"Grand" Expectations: The Experiences of Grandparents and Adult Grandchildren *
Abstract: Within the context of social and demographic change and in dialogue with theories of individualization and the concept of intergenerational ambivalence, this paper explores the existence of normative "grand" role expectations among grandparents...
Patterns of Age Variability in Life Course Transitions *
Abstract: This study examines age variability in life course transitions using retrospective data collected through the 1995 Canadian General Social Survey on the Family. The analysis of inter-quartile ranges obtained through life tables shows that...
Seymour Martin Lipset: Life and Work
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to study the nexus between the life and work of Seymour Martin Lipset. My goal is to combine Lipset's life and work, the historical context and his scholarly production. I concentrate my analysis in two basic...
The Ethnic and Family Nexus of Homeleaving and Returning among Canadian Young Adults *
Abstract: Coupling a life course and social capital perspective, this article examines the influence of cultural and family diversity on homeleaving and home returning behavior of young adults. Survival analyses are performed on data from a survey...
... to Race and Gender, Everyone? Some Thoughts on the Future of Research on Social Inequality
It is good to see a discussion of economic inequality return to the pages of the CJS (John Myles: "Where have all the sociologists gone?" Touraine (2003) and Hamel (2004) raise related issues). Myles is right. The diminished sociological interest in...
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