• Sociology
  • Published 1992

Making a Middle Class: Student Life in English Canada during the Thirties by Paul Axelrod (review)

@article{Waite1992MakingAM,
  title={Making a Middle Class: Student Life in English Canada during the Thirties by Paul Axelrod (review)},
  author={Peter Busby Waite},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  year={1992},
  volume={73},
  pages={392 - 394}
}
Besides these broad themes, each essay chapter brings forth its own set of arguments. While it would require a review essay to discuss them all properly, it can be noted that the authors nearly always use their evidence effectively to reach sensible conclusions or to render the most plausible guesses. Often they substantiate commonly believed notions the craving for home ownership, for example, operated most powerfully among ethnic groups from peasant cultures but there are surprises as well… CONTINUE READING