"The authors have managed to cover a great deal of often disparate information in a very readable and well-organized way. The authors clearly recognize that they are writing not to colleagues but to undergraduate students while also clearly recognizing students as intelligent, capable, and invested in learning." --Wendy Wilson, St Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan
"Extensive, comprehensive, and relevant to recent phenomena of the Canadian family." --Don Swenson, Mount Royal University
David Cheal is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Winnipeg. In addition to editing Canadian Families Today, he has written on the subjects of aging and families for both Routledge and University of Toronto Press.