ERIC Number: ED368473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Profiling Canada's Families.
Vanier Inst. of the Family, Ottawa (Ontario).
This report identifies significant trends and forces affecting Canada's families and the changes they are undergoing. Following an introductory section, which discusses what families are and what they do, the report consists of 14 tables and 82 charts of family-related information accompanied by written explanations of the numbers and trends. Sidebars on most pages present quotations relevant to the information on that page. Topics covered include: (1) family numbers; (2) ethnic, religious, age, and gender makeup; (3) marriage, divorce, and birth rates; (4) career, economic, and child care issues; (5) gender roles; (6) family time management; and (7) family relationships. A closing section examines troubled families, in particular those where abuse is present. Contains 264 references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Careers, Children, Demography, Family Life, Family Relationship, Family Size, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Structure, Foreign Countries, Marriage, National Surveys, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Background, Statistical Data, Tables (Data)
Vanier Institute of the Family, 120 Holland Avenue, Room 300, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada KOA 1A0 ($20 Canadian).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vanier Inst. of the Family, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Canada; Family Advocacy