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1 COSPER, Ronald. Dimensions of Cultural Interest : An Analysis of Data from the 1978 Canadians and the Arts Survey. Final Report
Halifax, 0, 
COSPER, Ronald. Dimensions of Cultural Interest : An Analysis of Data from the 1978 Canadians and the Arts Survey. Final Report Submitted by : Ronald Cosper, Department of Sociology, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3. March 31, 1982. Pp [1]-40 leaves, printed one side only. 4to,corner stapled typescript leaves. “This paper reports the results of a stu dy of the preferences of Canadians for one type of leisure activity : cultural spectacles. Existing survey data are studied with the objective of investigating the reasons urban Canadians choose to witness various types of cultural spectacles. In particular, we shall attempt to discover whether the content of the activity, the medium through which it is perceived, the costto the consumer, or the professionalism and reputations of the performers are most important, and to determine the order of priority of these attributes in decision making.” (p. 2). Corner crease, else very good. 12.00

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2 COSPER, Ronald L. Ethnic Heritage Series Vol. 10 Ethnicity and Occupation in Atlantic Canada : The Social and Economic Implications of Cultural Diversity. Ethnic Heritage Series Vol. 10
International Education Centre, St. Mary's University, Halifax , 1984, 
COSPER, Ronald L. Ethnicity and Occupation in Atlantic Canada : The Social and Economic Implications of Cultural Diversity. (Halifax : International Education Centre, St. Mary's University), 1984. Ethnic Heritage Series Volume X. Pp i-x,1-47,(3). With 16 tables. 8vo, yellow card covers. 1. Introduction - The Problem - Ethnicity and Occupation - Methods of Investigation; 2.The Ethnic Makeup of Atlantic Canada - What is Ethnicity? - How the Atlant ic Region is Ethnically Distinctive - The Maintenance of Ethnic Boundaries - Ethnic Variation among the Atlantic Provinces; 3. Occupation: the Master Status, 1931-1971; 4. Ethnicity and Employment - Occupation - Amount of Work - Education - Education and Occupation; 5. Social and Economic Aspects ofEthnicity - Ethnicity and the Family - Ethnicity and Income; 6. Summary. W ith references and bibliography. "Census data are used to investigate ethnic differences in occupation in the Atlantic provinces, as well as the related structural features of education, income, amount of employment, residence and family characteristics. Ethnic groups are divisible into the British,the old minori ties (Native people, Acadians, and Blacks), the intermediat e (German, Dutch, and Scandinavians) and the new urban ethnics (East, Southand Central Europeans, Jews, Lebanese, and other Asians). The former remai n lower in education, occupational status, and income, whereas the new urban ethnics have surpassed the British in most measures of socio-economic attainment. Traditional cultural features also are related to occupational election. " - the abstract. Very good. 20.00

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