Ken S. Coates is a prolific author whose works include Canadaâ€™s Colonies, The Modern North, North to Alaska, many academic books, and documentaries. He has served as a consultant to northern governments and organizations and is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan. He lives in Saskatoon.
Considering University 2-Book Bundle
This two-book bundle is an essential handbook for any student or parent considering university. Learn why a degree is no longer a passport to success in today's job market.
The â€śgood jobsâ€ť of the past are almost gone. Today, many university graduates face unemployment while others face underemployment. Professors Ken Coates and Bill Morrison explore the death of the â€śgood job,â€ť and the role that universities have played in the disconnect between career fantasies and realities.
What to Consider If You're Considering University
If you listen to the general chatter from parents, guidance counsellors, and politicians, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. That's no longer true. This book is designed to help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career choices.
Bill Morrison was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia, and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Kenneth Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, B.C.