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HIER, Sean P., And B. Singh BOLARIA (eds.). ZONG, Li MONTURE, Patricia A. SUZACK, Cheryl Listings

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1 HIER, Sean P., and B. Singh BOLARIA (eds.). ZONG, Li MONTURE, Patricia A. SUZACK, Cheryl Race and Racism in 21st-Century Canada : Continuity, Complexity, and Change.
Broadview Press, Peterborough, Ontario, 2007, ISBN:9781551117942 2007 1551117940 / 9781551117942 
HIER, Sean P., and B. Singh BOLARIA, (eds.). Race and Racism in 21st-Century Canada : Continuity, Complexity, and Change. (Peterborough, Ontario) : Broadview Press, (2007). Pp [1]-354. Index. 8vo, black and red card covers.

"Recent demographic projections based on Statistics Canada data indicate that persons designated as belonging to a visible minority group will comprise 20 per cent of the Canadian population by 2017. In Canada's major cities, the proportion of persons classified as visible minority is expected to exceed 50 per cent. What is race, and how should racism be studied sociologically? What differences exist in patterns of structural incorporation within and among ethno-racial groups in Canada? What factors influence upward social mobility? Are Canadian institutions capable of meeting the needs of the country's increasingly diverse ethno-racial population? These are some of the questions that this volume addresses.

This collection of original articles identifies future research directions for racism in Canada based on important changes taking place in the country. It also offers the basis for a more complete understanding of racism and social change in Canada."

Contents :

Part I: Theories, Concepts, Politics, and Identification.
1. Studying Race and Racism in 21st-Century Canada (by Sean P. Hier).
2. Prospects for a Post-Race Sociology (by Robert Carter).
3. Speaking Race: Silence, Salience, and the Politics of Anti-Racist Scholarship (by George J. Sefa Dei).
4. Whiteness Studies: Race, Diversity, and the New Essentialism (by Vic Satzewich).

Part II : Racism and Structural Patterns of Incorporation in Canada.
5. Revisiting Equity and Labour: Immigration, Gender, Minority Status, and Income Differentials in Canada (by Derek Hum and Wayne Simpson).
6. Recent Mainland Chinese Immigrants and Covert Racism in Canada (by Li Zong).
7. Incorporation of Aboriginal Labour (by Terry Wotherspoon).
8. Canada's Guest Workers: Racialized, Gendered, and Flexible (by Ricardo Trumper and Lloyd L. Wong).

Part III : Articulations of Race and Gender.
9. Exploring Articulations of "Race" and Gender: Going Beyond Singular Categories (by Enakshi Dua).
10. Racing and Erasing: Law and Gender in White Settler Societies (by Patricia A. Monture).
11. Notes Towards Establishing a Property Interest in Aboriginal Culture (by Cheryl Suzack).
12. Racialization of Gender, Work, and Transnational Migration: The Experience of Chinese Immigrant Women in Canada (by Guida Man).

Part IV : Multiculturalism, Anti-Racism, and Public Policy.
13. Public Policy and Racism: Myths, Realities, and Challenges (by Dhiru Patel).
14. Canada's Multicultural Policy: A Critical Realist Narrative (by Rennie Warburton).
15. Troubles with "Anti-Racist Multiculturalism": The Challenges of Anti-Racist and Feminist Activism (by Sarita Srivastava).
16. Expansion of the Canadian Polis: Replicating International Legal Norms of Indigenous Self-Determination in the Canadian Context (by Jennifer E. Dalton).

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