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Migration and Resettlement

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Marginal Adaptations and Modernization in Newfoundland

Based on fieldwork in the late 1960s, this study examines the economic and social changes that came to rural Newfoundland since Confederation with Canada in 1949. What kinds of decisions were made by ...

Public Policy and Community Protest

A sociologist records how the community of Fogo Island debated the option of resettling in "mainland" Newfoundland. In the end, the community decided to stay and redevelop their local economy.

Communities in Decline

From a sociological perspective, this report examines the effects of the resettlement programmes begun by the Government of Newfoundland in the 1950s.

Viewpoints on Communities in Crisis

These essays are from a conference convened expressly to appraise the Iverson and Matthews study of the same year, and to consider resettlement strategies in general.