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Synthesis Report on Canadian Youth: A Focus on Minority Youth

Using data from the 2006 Census and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey, this report provides demographic, economic, and socio-cultural profiles of young Canadians aged 15-24, with focus on visible minority groups, Aboriginal, Anglophone living in Quebec, and Francophone living in the rest of Canada. The profiles of young followers of various religions are also examined with the use...

Synthesis Report on Canadian Youth: A Focus on Minority Youth

Using data from the 2006 Census and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey, this report provides demographic, economic, and socio-cultural profiles of young Canadians aged 15-24, with focus on visible minority groups, Aboriginal, Anglophone living in Quebec, and Francophone living in the rest of Canada. The profiles of young followers of various religions are also examined with the use...

Child Care: Preferences and Opportunity Costs

Family and work questions over the life course can be analyzed as constrained choices within structural and normative contexts. We focus here on the preferences and opportunity costs associated with child care, using data from the 2006 General Social Survey on Family. We start with the extent of usage of various forms of child care, for respondents with children aged 0-4, along...

Informal Networks Social Capital of Fathers: What Does the Social Engagement Survey Tell Us?

: http://sociology.uwo.ca/popstudies/dp/dp06-04.pdf Zenaida R. Ravanera Population Studies Centre University of Western Ontario London, Canada N6A 5C2 Tel. (519) 661-2111 Ext. 85151 Fax (519) 661-3200

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...

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

Bifurcation by Social Status in the Onset of Fatherhood

in the Onset of Fatherhood Zenaida R. Ravanera and Fernando Rajulton Population Studies Centre University of Western Ontario London, ON. N6A 5C2 Canada April, 2004 Paper, with an original title of

Bifurcation by Social Status in the Onset of Fatherhood

in the Onset of Fatherhood Zenaida R. Ravanera and Fernando Rajulton Population Studies Centre University of Western Ontario London, ON. N6A 5C2 Canada April, 2004 Paper, with an original title of

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...

Fertility of Canadian Men: Levels, Trends, and Correlates

additional works at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/pscpapers by Zenaida R. Ravanera Fernando Rajulton Discussion Paper no. 03-06 May 2003 On the web in PDF format: http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/sociology/popstudies/dp/dp03 ... -06.pdf Paper presented at the 2003Annual Meeting of Population Association of America Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 1-3 Zenaida R. Ravanera and Fernando Rajulton I. Introduction In Canada, as in many

Relative Participation of Men and Women in Paid and Unpaid Work: An Analysis of Variations by Individual, Family and Community Characteristics

On the basis of the 1998 General Social Survey on Time Use, the relative participation in paid and unpaid work of partners in a household is classified into three types: complementary wherein one partner, usually the wife, does more unpaid work while the other partner does more paid work; double burden wherein one partner does more unpaid work while doing more or the same amount...

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

Victoria 1 University of Western Ontario - Article 1 Women by Zenaida R. Ravanera* Fernando Rajulton* Thomas K. Burch** Discussion Paper no. 06-03 March 2006 On the web in PDF format: http ... . R. Ravanera (eds.) Canada’s Changing Families: Implications for Individuals and Society. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Pp. 105-32. Beaujot, Roderic, Zenaida R. Ravanera, and Thomas K. Burch