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- 488Department of Sociology
- 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- 2Department of Political Science
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- 1Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
- 2Agrios, Jean Marie.
- 2Aujla, Wendy
- 2Avakame, Edem Frank.
- 2Bereska, Tami M.
- 2Lagrange, Teresa C.
- 2Simmons, Anthony M. (Anthony Michael), 1945-
Who's the Boss? Exploring the Dynamics of the Worker-Manager-Customer Triangle of Power in Banking WorkDownload
This study investigates the changing nature of work in Canada’s growing service sector, particularly as it relates to the role of customers. A multi-decade series of advancements associated with new technologies (e.g., production technologies, and faster communications), the penetration of...
When skills don’t matter: occupational status recovery inequalities within Canada’s highly skilled immigrant populationDownload
This dissertation explores potential explanations for why occupational status recovery inequalities develop within Canada’s highly skilled immigrant population during the first four years of settlement. Using a nationally representative dataset, the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada,...
When aspirations aren't enough: educational aspirations and university participation among Canadian youthDownload
This study asks are educational aspirations enough? Specifically, this dissertation enquires whether educational aspirations have the potential to allow young people to overcome traditional class-based and other sources of inequality and achieve educational parity with their non-disadvantaged...
Doctoral thesis. An investigation of the effects of wage employment on Inuit from Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay. Specifically focuses on two questions: 1) how are Inuit workers reacting to on-the-job demands of their oil exploration wage employment? and 2) what effect is the massive influx of wage...