Sex differences in the Canadian occupational attainment process


  • *Revision of a paper ‘Occupational attainment of native-born Canadian women’ which was presented at the 1977 Canadian Sociological and anthropological Association meeting, Fredericton, New Brunswick. The author thanks Carl Cuneo, David L. Featherman, Elizabeth Humphreys, Hugh A. McRoberts, Judah Matras, and John Myles for their helpful comments on earlier versions and Bonnie Shiell and Gillian Stevens who were research assistants. The data analyzed in this paper are from the Canadian Mobility Study of which the principal investigators were Monica Boyd, John Goyder, Frank E. Jones, Hugh A. McRoberts, Peter C. Pineo, and John Porter. The research presented in this paper was supported by the Canada Council grant for the Canadian Mobility Study, #S73-1894, by the Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, under NIH Center Grant #HDo5876, and by a faculty computer account at Carleton University.