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The challenge of diversity

Author: Walter Johnson
Publisher: Montreal : Black Rose Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on his experience as a social scientist, Walter Johnson outlines some of the challenges posed by the increasing ethno-cultural diversity of North American society through an examination of immigration history, the current debate over immigration policy, and the "hot button" issues of multiculturalism, racism, employment equity legislation, and racial profiling."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Walter, 1952-
Challenge of diversity.
Montreal ; New York : Black Rose Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607692347
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Johnson
ISBN: 1551642727 9781551642727 1551642735 9781551642734
OCLC Number: 59876108
Description: xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The human rights revolution in Canada --
Perspectives on human diversity --
From "White Canada" to the multicultural mosaic --
Immigration debates --
The challenge of diversity --
Cultures in conflict : the Hijab and Kirpan controversies --
Canada's aboriginal population --
Ethnicity, "race" and crime --
Origins of English/French conflict --
Economic dimensions of inequality.
Responsibility: Walter Johnson.

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"Drawing on his experience as a social scientist, Walter Johnson outlines some of the challenges posed by the increasing ethno-cultural diversity of North American society through an examination of immigration history, the current debate over immigration policy, and the "hot button" issues of multiculturalism, racism, employment equity legislation, and racial profiling."--Jacket.

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