Professor - Department of Sociology
Social Mobility in Canada. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975.
Crime Control: The Urge Toward Authority. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1977.
The Roots of Disunity: A Look at Canadian Political Culture. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979. With David Bell.
Making Sense in the Social Sciences. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986. With Margot Northey. 2nd edition, 2001, with James Russell.
Choices and Chances: Sociology for Everyday Life. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1989. [Short-listed for John Porter Award, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, 1990.] Second edition. Toronto: Holt-HBJ, 1994.
1st American edition: San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990, with Angela Djao. Second American edition: Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1996, with Susannah J. Wilson.
False Alarm: The Computerization of Eight Social Welfare Organizations. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1990. With John Gandy.
Lives of Their Own. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. With Charles L. Jones and Lorna Marsden.
Selected Socioeconomic Consequences of Disability for Women in Canada. Catalogue No. 82-615, Vol. 2. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 1990. With Edward B. Harvey.
MACRO/MICRO: A Brief Introduction to Sociology. Toronto: Prentice-Hall (Canada), 1991. Second edition, 1994. Third edition, 1998. With Michael Rosenberg.
Think Twice! Sociology Looks at Current Social Issues, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1999. With Jenny Blain. Second Edition, 2006.
The Futures of the Family. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995. With Charles L. Jones and Susannah J. Wilson. Translated into Vietnamese and published, with a new Foreword, by Ho Chi Minh Publishing House, Viet Nam, 2001.
Close Relations: An Introduction to the Sociology of Families, Brief Edition, Toronto: Pearson Educational, 2002. With Susan McDaniel.
Close Relations: An Introduction to the Sociology of Families, Toronto: Prentice-Hall Canada, 2000; 2nd edition, 2003; 3 rd edition, 2006. With Susan McDaniel.
Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective, Toronto: Oxford University Press (Canada), 2003. With James Curtis; 2nd edition, 2007. With Albert Kwan.
Straight and Narrow: An Introduction to the Sociology of Deviance and Control. Toronto: Oxford University Press, (Canada), 2005
An Introduction to the Social World. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1987. With R.J. Richardson (eds.)
Understanding Canadian Society. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1988. With James Curtis (eds.)
Readings in Sociology: An Introduction. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1988. With James Curtis (eds.)
Images of Canada: The Sociological Tradition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall of Canada, 1990. With James Curtis (eds.)
Everyday Life: Introductory Readings in Sociology. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1992. Second edition: Primis modular series, 1995. With James Curtis (eds.).
Next of Kin: An International Reader on Changing Families. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993. With Susannah J. Wilson (eds.)
Haves and Have-nots: An International Reader on Social Inequality. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1994. With James Curtis (eds.)
Small World: International Readings in Sociology. Toronto: Prentice-Hall of Canada, 1994. Second edition, 1997. With James Curtis, Susannah J. Wilson and Alan Wain (eds.)
The Social World: An Introduction to Sociology.
SOCIOLOGY: A Canadian Perspective, With James Curtis (eds.) 2003, Toronto: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition, 2008. With Patrizia Albanese.
Principles of Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, With James Curtis (eds.). Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2006
Sociology in Canada: A Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Reader. Toronto: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, with Harley Dickinson, eds.
"Structure and randomness in a juvenile legal system", Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology (hereafter CRSA), 1971, 8 (2), 76-90. Reprinted in Jackwell Susman (ed.), Crime and Justice, 1971-72. New York: A.M.S. Press.
"Dynasty formation in eight imaginary societies", CRSA, 1971, 8 (3), 121-141. With Barry Tepperman.
"The natural disruption of dynasties", CRSA, 1972, 9 (2), 111-133.
"Service delivery and client satisfaction in a public neighbourhood service centre", The Social Worker, 1972, 40 (2), 76-85. With John Gandy.
"The multiplication of opportunities: a model of sponsored mobility, Coventry, England, 1420-1450", CRSA, 1973, 10 (1), 1-19.
"The effect of court size on organization and procedures", CRSA, 1973, 10 (4), 346-365.
"Changes in the Canadian business and legal elites, 1870-1970", CRSA, 1974, 11 (2), 97-109. With David Smith.
"Ethnic variation in marriage and fertility: Canada, 1871", CRSA, 1974, 11 (4), 324-343.
"Demographic aspects of career mobility", CRSA, 1975, 12 (2), 163-177.
"Deviance as a search process", Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1975, 1 (3), 277-294.
"A simulation of social mobility in industrial societies", CRSA, 1976, 13 (1), 26-42.
"Effects of the demographic transition upon access into the Toronto elite", CRSA, 1977, 14 (3), 285-293.
"Malthus and a contemporary dilemma: the social limits to growth," Social Indicators Research 1981, 9, 346-368.
"Musical chairs: the occupational experience of migrants to Alberta, 1976-80", Social Indicators Research, 1985, 16, 51-67.
"The migrant wife: the worst of all worlds", Journal of Business Ethics, 1985, 4, 205-213. With Lorna Marsden.
"Informatics and society: Will there be an 'information revolution'?" Journal of Business Ethics, 1985, 4, 395-399.
"Social mobility," Entry in The Canadian Encyclopedia, 1986; revised, 1996.
"Toward an index of gender equality," Social Indicators Research, 1990, 22 (3), May, With E.B. Harvey and J. H. Blakely.
"The individualization of women's lives: Changes in women's roles in the family and the paid labour force," Canadian Issues, 1990, XII, 137-157. With Charles L. Jones and Lorna R. Marsden.
"The Future of Happiness" Futures, 1990, 22 (10), December, 1059-1070. With Hilja Laasen. Reprinted in Bruce Lloyd, ed. Framing the Future: A 21st Century Reader, London: Adamantine Press, 1995.
"Suicide and happiness: Seven tests of the connection," Social Indicators Research, 1994, 32, 199-233. With Jana Weerasinghe.
"A life satisfaction scale for use with national adult samples from the USA, Canada and Mexico," Social Indicators Research, 35: 255-270, 1995. With James Curtis.
"Popular images of the future: Cross-national survey results,1981 and 1991" Futures, 27, 5, pp. 549-570, 1995. With James Curtis.
"The Postmaterialist Thesis: Has there been a shift in political cultures?" pp. 15-36 in Douglas Baer, ed. Political Sociology: Canadian Perspectives, Toronto, Oxford University Press, 2001.
"Close relations at a distance," Journal of Futures Studies, November 2001, 6 (2), 21-43.
"Canadian families," International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family Relations, second edition, James J. Ponzetti, Editor in Chief. New York: Macmillan Reference, with Tracy Matsuo. 2003
"Focus on home: What time-use data can tell about caregiving to adults," with William Michelson, Journal of Social Issues, 2003, 59 (3): 591-610.
"Social problems of the future," Journal of Futures Studies, August 2003, 8(1): 21-38 with James Curtis.
"What is sociology?" with James Curtis, Pp. 1-31 in Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, co-edited with James Curtis (eds.) Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2004
"Groups and organizations," with Jack Richardson, Pp. 110-137 in Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, co-edited with James Curtis, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2004
"Review of Suzanne Morton, At Odds: Gambling and Canadians, 1919-1969," (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003) in Histoire Sociale/ Social History, forthcoming
"S.D. Clark 1910-2003," Canadian Journal of Sociology Online, January - February 2004
"Social Basis of Mate Selection in Taiwan: Change over Three Decades," (With Aileen, Lin, Weeda Mehran, and Chin-Chun Yi,) in Cristina Gomes, ed. Families in Developing Societies, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming