The Census and the evolution of gender roles in early 20th century Canada - ARCHIVED

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This article examines some of the ways in which gender roles changed over the first half of the 20th century. More specifically, it considers how the Censuses conducted between 1911 and 1951 reflected the social conventions of the time with respect to gender. It also documents how the Census ultimately adapted to changes and depicted the evolving reality.

Issue Number: 2010001
Author(s): Thomas, Derrick

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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