Ethnicity and Occupational Structure in Canada in 1871: The Vertical Mosaic in Historical Perspective

@article{Darroch1980EthnicityAO,
  title={Ethnicity and Occupational Structure in Canada in 1871: The Vertical Mosaic in Historical Perspective},
  author={A. G. Darroch and A. Ornstein},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  year={1980},
  volume={61},
  pages={305 - 333}
}
  • A. G. Darroch, A. Ornstein
  • Published 1980
  • History
  • The Canadian Historical Review
  • The relationship between ethnicity and occupational structure has been a preoccupation f North American sociology and social history. • According to most interpretations differences in the occupational distributions of immigrant ethnic groups can be largely explained by differences in the skills and financial resources they bring with them, by the timing of immigration and the nature of the economy the immigrants met. These interpretations can be characterized as a theory of historical… CONTINUE READING
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