The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology

Published by the Canadian Sociological Association, The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology is a quarterly journal publishing scholarly articles in the fields of sociology and anthropology.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 3, August

Crime in Canada and in the United States: A Comparative Analysis
While crime has been a big political issue in the U.S. in the last thirty years, there is a sense that crime is becoming more important on Canada's political agenda. Public pressure for stricter gun laws, young offender laws and anti-gang laws shows...
Expansion and Ascription: Trends in Educational Opportunity in Canada, 1920-1994
The twentieth century has witnessed momentous change in the economies and systems of inequality of the more developed countries, and Canada is no exception. Since the turn of the century this country has experienced a steep decline in the proportion...
Finance Capital and Capitalist Class Integration in the 1990s: Networks of Interlocking Directorships in Canada and Australia
Corporate elite networks and structures of corporate power have been a recurring concern in Canadian sociology since John Porter's first studies of economic power that would eventually become part of The Vertical Mosaic (1965). However, with the exception...
Mainstream and Marginal Newspaper Coverage of the 1995 Quebec Referendum: An Inquiry into the Functioning of the Canadian Public Sphere
The appearance of Jurgen Habermas's The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into the Category of Bourgeois Society in English translation in 1989 marked a watershed in the analysis of public discourse. Habermas's description...
Making the Sociological Promise: A Case Study of Rosemary Brown's Autobiography
In 1959 renegade sociologist C. Wright Mills made his now-famous assertion that: The sociological imagination enables us to grasp history and biography and the relations between the two within society. That is its task and its promise. (1959: 6)...