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Social Cohesion: An Experiment in Measuring the Indefinable

:00-1:30PM) at the Population Studies Centre. Note: Summary prepared by Heather Juby, Knowledge Transfer Coordinator of the RDC National Coordinating Committee, based on: Rajulton, Fernando , Zenaida R

Young Canadians’ Family Formation: Variations in Delayed Start and Complex Pathways

This paper focuses on family formation of Canadians born in 1966-85. Studies have shown that in comparison to older cohorts, young Canadians delay their transition to adulthood and they follow more complex pathways in the formation of the family through cohabitation, marriage, and parenthood. However, within cohorts, there are variations in the general trends in timing and...

Social Capital of Women Measured: Differentials by Family Structures

Social capital has often been invoked to explain differences in children’s well-being by family structure; that is, developmental outcome for children in lone parent or step family is not at par with that of children from intact family because parental investments on children may be lower not only in financial and human capital but also in social capital. This proposition has...

Social Capital of Women Measured: Differentials by Family Structures

Social capital has often been invoked to explain differences in children’s well-being by family structure; that is, developmental outcome for children in lone parent or step family is not at par with that of children from intact family because parental investments on children may be lower not only in financial and human capital but also in social capital. This proposition has...

Work and Family Life Trajectories of Young Canadians: Evidence from the 2001 General Social Survey

1183-7284 Sur vey Zenaida Ravanera 0 Rajulton Fernando 0 0 University of Western Ontario Follow this and additional works at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/pscpapers Recommended Citation - Article 1 by

Social Status Polarization in the Timing and Trajectories to Motherhood

1183-7284 Trajectories to Motherhood Social Status Polarization in the Timing and Zenaida R. Ravanera 0 Rajulton Fernando 0 0 University of Western Ontario Recommended Citation - Article 1

Social Status Polarization in the Timing and Trajectories to Motherhood

1183-7284 Trajectories to Motherhood Social Status Polarization in the Timing and Zenaida R. Ravanera 0 Rajulton Fernando 0 0 University of Western Ontario Recommended Citation - Article 1

Integration at Mid-Life: An Analysis of the General Social Surveys on Time Use

This paper examines the economic inclusion, political participation, and social belonging of Canadians at mid-life. These are used as indicators of dimensions of integration, an individual-level equivalent of social cohesion. Time allocations among major activities such as paid work, domestic work, and volunteering of those aged 30-54 are analyzed using data gathered through the...

Young Canadians’ Family Formation: Variations in Delayed Start and Complex Pathways

This paper focuses on family formation of Canadians born in 1966-85. Studies have shown that in comparison to older cohorts, young Canadians delay their transition to adulthood and they follow more complex pathways in the formation of the family through cohabitation, marriage, and parenthood. However, within cohorts, there are variations in the general trends in timing and...

Inequality and the Life Course: Differentials in Trajectories and Timing of Transitions of Canadian Women

There has been a recent concern over polarization of family life among the younger Canadians; that is, differences in family life are accentuated by the differences in their social and economic situations. Using the retrospective data on life course events gathered through the 2001 General Social Survey, we show that there is basis for this concern - the timing of transitions and...