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Readership: This will be an important text for students of sociology in Canada, as well as other social sciences (economics political science,
education). Interested readers in the general trade will also be expected to read it; particularly in this economic downtown, it is an issue of growing concern.
Patrizia Albanese, Associate Professor, Ryerson University
Patrizia Albanese is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Ryerson University. She has done extensive research on the impact of the rise of nationalist regimes on gender and family policies in twentieth-century Europe. Her research interests include family policies, ethnic relations, gender and nationalism, and social inequality.