Maureen Baker. Canadian/New Zealander, b. 1948.
Career: Acadia University, Wolfville, NS, assistant professor of sociology, 1974-76; University of Toronto, ON, assistant professor of sociology, 1978-83; Parliament of Canada, Ottawa, ON, senior researcher, 1984-90; McGill University, Montreal, QC, associate professor and professor of social work, 1990-97; University of Auckland, New Zealand, professor of sociology, 1998, head of sociology, 1998-2004.
Publications: Families: Changing Trends in Canada, 1984, 5th ed., 2005; What Will Tomorrow Bring? (monograph), 1985; Aging in Canadian Society, 1988; Families in Canadian Society, 1989, 2nd ed., 1993; Canada’s Changing Families: Challenges to Public Policy, 1994; Canadian Family Policies, 1995; (with D. Tippin) Poverty, Social Assistance and the Employability of Mothers: Restructuring Welfare States, 1999; Families, Labour and Love, 2001; Families, Social Policy & Globalization, forthcoming.
Address: Dept of Sociology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
Online Address:ma.baker@auckland. ac.nz