Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada

Paperback | May 26, 1999

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Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada was first published in 1990 by Oxford University Press as a collection of twelve original essays that provided a comprehensive overview of government policies and academic theories that affect the way race and ethnic relations are structured and interpretedin Canada. This second edition takes into account social changes and academic debates of the 1990s and updates materials and arguments in the original edition. The contributors, all leading Canadian sociologists and social scientists, discuss a wide range of topics, including theories of race andethnicity, demographic trends, the 'vertical mosaic', immigration, multiculturalism, employment equity, policy on Native peoples, and language policy. The book is essential reading for understanding Canada's race and ethnic relations.

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The dozen essays compiled in this book help give readers a better understanding of race relations in Canada. Revised to reflect the changes in Canadian society since 1990, this volume covers demographic trends, immigration, multiculturalism, employment and equity. Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada will help you comprehend the academi...

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Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada was first published in 1990 by Oxford University Press as a collection of twelve original essays that provided a comprehensive overview of government policies and academic theories that affect the way race and ethnic relations are structured and interpretedin Canada. This second edition takes into ac...

Peter S. Li, Professor of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan, is author of many books and articles in the area of race and ethnic studies. Amnong his books are The Making of Postwar Canada and The Chinese in Canada, both published by Oxford University Press.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:May 26, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195414772

ISBN - 13:9780195414776

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsPart I: Introduction1. Peter S. Li: Race and Ethnicity2. Madeline A. Kalbach, and Warren E. Kalbach, both at University of Calgary: Demographic Overview of Ethnic Origin Groups in CanadaPart II: Race, Ethnicity, and the State3. Morton Weinfeld, McGill University and Lori A. Wilkinson, Doctoral student, University of Alberta: Immigration, Diversity, and Minority Communities4. Frances Henry (Emerita) and Carol Tator, both at York University: State Policy and Practices as Racialized Discourse: Multiculturalism, the Charter, and Employment Equality5. James Frideres, University of Calgary: Altered State: Federal Policy and Aboriginal Peoples6. Peter S. Li: The Multiculturalism Debate7. Wilfrid Denis, St Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan: Language Policy in CanadaPart III: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity8. Hugh Lautard, University of New Brunswick and Neil Guppy, University of British Columbia: Revisiting the Vertical Mosaic: Occupational Stratification Among Canadian Ethnic Groups9. K. Victor Ujimoto, University of Guelph: Studies of Ethnic Identity, Ethnic Relations, and Citizenship10. Raymond Breton (Emeritus), University of Toronto: Intergroup Competition in the Symbolic Construction of Canadian Society11. Vic Satzewich, McMaster University: The Political Economy of Race and Ethnicity12. Daiva K. Stasiulis, Carleton University: Feminist Intersectional TheorizingList of ContributorsSubject IndexAuthor Index

From Our Editors

The dozen essays compiled in this book help give readers a better understanding of race relations in Canada. Revised to reflect the changes in Canadian society since 1990, this volume covers demographic trends, immigration, multiculturalism, employment and equity. Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada will help you comprehend the academic theories and government policies of our nation.