Canada and the United States: Differences that Count by David M. Thomas, David N. Biette

By David M. Thomas, David N. Biette

Canada and the U.S.: alterations that count number investigates why and the way the USA and Canada—while so shut and possible so similar—remain varied in such a lot of methods. In seventeen analytical but readable chapters, top gurus examine the yank and the Canadian methods of doing issues. The questions they tackle impact us all in methods nice and small: as voters, as scholars, and as policymakers. Our similarities and our transformations will not be constantly as we've got assumed them to be, and this quantity is helping us study from one another's experiences.

The fourth variation positive aspects new chapters on taxation, sales, and budgets; health and wellbeing care; banking and monetary legislation; legislatures; international coverage; best ministers and presidents; and state-province comparisons. each bankruptcy has been up-to-date to take into account significant advancements and alterations because the 3rd variation, together with the commercial meltdown of 2008, altering electoral results, new census facts, and new coverage instructions in either countries—especially pertaining to wellbeing and fitness care and the surroundings.

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Therefore, in 1983 Canadian government first used the term “visible minority” in a report on equality in employment. 54 Recent projections of the US population by race and Hispanic origin suggest that the United States is rapidly becoming a majority-minority country in which there will be no racial or ethnic group with more than 50 per cent of the population. Non-Hispanic whites will still be the largest single group in the United States for many years, but they are unlikely to be a majority again.

Return to text. (Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2003), 303–325. Return to text. 43 Garnett Picot and Feng Hou, “Divergent Trends in Citizenship Rates Among Immigration in Canada and the United States,” Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series (Statistics Canada: October 2011), 22. Return to text. 44 In the United States, 36 per cent of recent immigrants are temporary workers, 19 per cent are foreign students, and an estimated 12 per cent are undocumented immigrants (compared to 21 per cent, 15 per cent, and a negligible percentage in Canada).

Return to text. 19 US Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012 (2012), tables 102, 103. Return to text. 132 (Stanford University, 2005), 39–55. Return to text. J. 8 (January 24, 2013): 1. Return to text. 3 (September 2004): 519–530. Return to text. 23 Ibid. Return to text. 24 Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, “OECD Health Data: Health Status,” OECD Health Statistics (database, 2013). Return to text. 152. Return to text. Foege, “Actual Causes of Death in the United States,” Journal of the American Medical Association 270 (1993): 2207–2212.

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