Regions Apart: The Four Societies of Canada and the United States

Regions Apart: The Four Societies of Canada and the United States

by Edward Grabb, James E. Curtis, James Curtis
     
 

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Comparisons with the United States are a fact of life for Canada. Often historians and sociologists emphasize the differences between the two countries. But are those differences really so sharp" In Regions Apart, the authors offer an alternative view, arguing that differences between the two countries are exaggerated while those within each country are frequently

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Comparisons with the United States are a fact of life for Canada. Often historians and sociologists emphasize the differences between the two countries. But are those differences really so sharp" In Regions Apart, the authors offer an alternative view, arguing that differences between the two countries are exaggerated while those within each country are frequently overlooked. The result is a fresh, compelling analysis of our continental commonalities and contrasts.

Regions Apart is a WYNFORD book-one of a series of titles representing significant milestones in literature, thought, and scholarship. The WYNFORD edition of Regions Apart includes a new foreword by Edward Grabb, updating the book's key findings and conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195438307
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Edward Grabb is Professor and Senior Scholar in Residence at the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Most of his research centers on social inequality, political sociology, and comparative social structure. His articles have appeared in such journals as the American Sociological Review and Social Forces. His other books include Social Inequality in Canada (co-edited with Neil Guppy) and Theories of Social Inequality.

The late James Curtis was a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Waterloo in Canada. His primary scholarly interests included social inequality, associational and political behavior, the sociology of knowledge, and the sociology of physical activity and sport.

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