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Restructuring societies [electronic resource] : insights from the social sciences / edited by David B. Knight and Alun E. Joseph.

Contributor(s): Joseph, Alun E, 1950- | Knight, David B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ottawa [Ont.] : Carleton University Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 170 p.).ISBN: 0886293448 (pbk.); 9780886293444 (pbk.); 0886293502 (cloth); 9780886293505 (cloth); 9780773574151 (electronic bk.); 0773574158 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social policy | Social change | Social sciences | Canada -- Social policy | Canada -- Social conditions -- 1971- | Politique sociale | Sciences sociales | Canada -- Politique sociale | Canada -- Conditions sociales -- 1971- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Restructuring societies.DDC classification: 303.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Social Sciences and Public Policy in Restructuring Societies / Alun E. Joseph, David B. Knight -- Two Men Against Revolution: Edmund Burke and George Orwell / Bob Rae -- Democracy and Geography in the Reregulation of New Zealand / Warren Moran -- Changing Employment Relations: Empirical Data, Social Perspectives and Policy Options / Julian Barling -- Rural Retreat: the Social Impact of Restructuring in Three Ontario Communities / Belinda Leach, Anthony Winson -- Iron Men, True Men, and the Art of Treaty-Making / Olive Patricia Dickason -- Listening and Heeding: Challenges of Restructuring the Relationship Between Aboriginal Peoples and Canada / Jackie Wolfe-Keddie -- Figures -- Compositional Changes in the Number of Hours Worked Per Week in Canada Between 1976 and 1996 -- Increase in Part-Time Jobs in Canada Between 1975 and 1993 -- Increases in Voluntary and Non-Voluntary Part-Time Work in the United States, 1968-93 -- Increases in Voluntary and Non-Voluntary Part-Time Work in Canada, 1975-93 -- Tables -- A Periodization of the New Zealand Reforms, 1984-95 -- Characteristics of Laid-Off Plant Workers -- Pre- and Post-Layoff Wages by Plant (C$) -- Comparison of Full-Time and Part-Time Work -- Instruments of Assimilation, Protection, Separation, and Neglect -- A Social Crisis -- Acts of Parliament Recommended by the Royal Commission to Implement the Restructuring of the Relationship -- A Demographic Crisis -- Rebuilding of Capacity in Individuals and Communities.
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Based on a series of lectures given by Winegard Visiting Professors at the University of Guelph, 1996-97.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Social Sciences and Public Policy in Restructuring Societies / Alun E. Joseph, David B. Knight -- Two Men Against Revolution: Edmund Burke and George Orwell / Bob Rae -- Democracy and Geography in the Reregulation of New Zealand / Warren Moran -- Changing Employment Relations: Empirical Data, Social Perspectives and Policy Options / Julian Barling -- Rural Retreat: the Social Impact of Restructuring in Three Ontario Communities / Belinda Leach, Anthony Winson -- Iron Men, True Men, and the Art of Treaty-Making / Olive Patricia Dickason -- Listening and Heeding: Challenges of Restructuring the Relationship Between Aboriginal Peoples and Canada / Jackie Wolfe-Keddie -- Figures -- Compositional Changes in the Number of Hours Worked Per Week in Canada Between 1976 and 1996 -- Increase in Part-Time Jobs in Canada Between 1975 and 1993 -- Increases in Voluntary and Non-Voluntary Part-Time Work in the United States, 1968-93 -- Increases in Voluntary and Non-Voluntary Part-Time Work in Canada, 1975-93 -- Tables -- A Periodization of the New Zealand Reforms, 1984-95 -- Characteristics of Laid-Off Plant Workers -- Pre- and Post-Layoff Wages by Plant (C$) -- Comparison of Full-Time and Part-Time Work -- Instruments of Assimilation, Protection, Separation, and Neglect -- A Social Crisis -- Acts of Parliament Recommended by the Royal Commission to Implement the Restructuring of the Relationship -- A Demographic Crisis -- Rebuilding of Capacity in Individuals and Communities.

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