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.