Race and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction

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byVic Satzewich, Nikolaos Liodakis

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Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/aVic Satzewich given rare access by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to study visa decision process. Please follow this link for more information: a href="http://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2014/02/01/a_rare_look_inside_the_black_box_of_canada_immigration.html"Click here/a"Race" and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction, third edition, is a core text intended for race and ethnic relations courses offered out of sociology departments at both the college and university level. Covering the major theoretical approaches that are central to the field, includingsocio-biology, political economy, and critical "race" theory, students are taught to thoughtfully assess-rather than blindly accept-widespread claims about "race" and ethnicity.

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Vic Satzewich is a professor of sociology at McMaster University. His research interests include historical and political sociology, Aboriginal peoples, "race" and ethnic relations, racism, and immigration. He is the author of several books, including Racism in Canada (OUP, 2011) as well as numerous journal articles. Nikolaos Liod...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgmentsPreface1. The Concepts of Ethnicity and "Race" NEWEthnicity: Historical Origins and ApproachesA Short History of "Race"Ethnicity, "Race," and the Canadian Census2. Theories of Ethnicity and "Race"Primordialism and Socio-biologyCulture and AssimilationCulture and Socioeconomic SuccessPolitical EconomyIntersectional AnalysisCritical Race TheoryPost-colonialism"Whiteness"3. The Dynamics of Nation Building: French/English Relations, Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Relations, and Immigration in Historical PerspectiveFrench/English Relations in Historical PerspectiveAboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Relations in Historical PerspectiveImmigration in Historical Perspective4. Immigration and the Canadian MosaicWhy Immigration?Contemporary Immigration Categories: Debates and ControversiesMigrants on the Margins5. Understanding Social Inequality: The Intersections of Ethnicity, Gender, and ClassThe Vertical Mosaic: Porter's LegacyEvidence for Ethnic Convergence?The New Colour-Coded Vertical Mosaic?A Critical Assessment of Ethnic/"Racial" Inequality ResearchBringing Class Back In6. Diversity, Multiculturalism, and Quebec InterculturalismMeanings of Federal MulticulturalismContesting MulticulturalismQuebec's Response: Interculturalism and Reasonable Accommodation7. RacismNew RacismsWhite Racism: The Only Racism?New Racism and Religious Hatred: Islamophobia and Anti-SemitismOrganized Racism8. Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal RelationsLabels, Identities, and Group BoundariesComparing Collectivities: Between-Group DifferencesExplaining Aboriginal ConditionsStratification and Differences within Aboriginal Communities9. Transnationals or Diasporas? Ethnicity and Identity in a Globalized ContextThe Genealogy of Diaspora and TransnationalismDisaporasA Canadian Diaspora?TransnationalismFive Critical CommentsGlossary NEWReferencesIndex

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"This book has many merits: it reads well, presents up-to-date research on a range of topics, and inspires students to think critically about racism in Canadian society. . . . In my view, this is the best textbook aimed at undergraduate students in courses on the sociology of 'race' andethnicity." -Helmut-Harry Loewen, University of Winnipeg