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"Race," rights and the law in the Supreme Court of Canada : historical case studies

Author: James W St G Walker; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
Publisher: [Waterloo, Ont.?] : Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1997.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Racial tolerance and a dedication to principles of justice have become part of the Canadian identity, and are often used to distinguish our historical character from that of other countries. "Race," Rights and the Law in the Supreme Court of Canada challenges this image. Four cases in which the legal issue was "race," drawn from the period between 1914 and 1955, are intimately examined to explore the role of the
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Walker, James W. St. G., 1940-
"Race," rights and the law in the Supreme Court of Canada.
[Waterloo, Ont.?] : Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97224452
(OCoLC)38091169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James W St G Walker; Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
ISBN: 0585337292 9780585337296 0889202893 9780889202894 1280925019 9781280925016 0889203067 9780889203068 9780889205666 0889205663
OCLC Number: 45844400
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 448 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ch. 1. Orientation --
Ch. 2. Quong Wing v. The King --
Ch. 3. Christie v. York Corporation --
Ch. 4. Noble and Wolf v. Alley --
Ch. 5. Narine-Singh v. Attorney General of Canada --
Ch. 6. Implications.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Responsibility: James W. St. G. Walker.
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