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Race and the City book. In Race and the City, Shanti Fernando presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of both the United States and Canada.

Race and the Cityexamines the political marginalization and participation of ethnic Chinese in two North American .

Race and the Cityexamines the political marginalization and participation of ethnic Chinese in two North American nations and cities. The author observes that systemic racism is legitimized and maintained by an ideology that accepts the conflict between the egalitarian values of justice and fairness and racist practices as inherent and inevitable.

In Race and the City, Shanti Fernando presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization . 3 Toronto: Political Participation and Chinese Canadian Community Groups in the Multicultural City.

In Race and the City, Shanti Fernando presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of both the United States and Canada. She argues that while increasing diversity may be a challenge for systemic inclusiveness, it is one that must be met if Canada is to uphold its vision of a truly democratic society. 4 Systemic Racism in the United States.

The Canadian state has formally acknowledged and named systemic discrimination in one specific area of federal labour policy oriented to its redress: the policy and legislation associated with employment equity. The approach to systemic discrimination embedded in employment equity policy, and in the federal Employment Equity Act, calls for proactive measures to counter systemic discrimination in employment, mandated as part of management practices.

In Race and the City, Shanti Fernando presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under . Without question, the political participation of racialized minorities in multicultural cities is a critical subject, one that Race and the City handles deftly. A fascinating contribution to a dialogue on alternative forms of political participation by Chinese community groups in two multicultural North American cities.

Race and the City: Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization. Chinese-Canadian Writing: The Silence of Gum San. Multiculturalism in North America and Europe: Social Practices-Literary Visions. Ed. Hans Braumn and Wolfgang Kloos. Vancouver: The University of British Columbia Press, 2006. C5F47 2006 Fu, Bennett Yu-Hsiang. Transgressive Transcripts: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Chinese Canadian Women’s Writing. New York: Rodopi, 2012. M85 1995 (DBW) Ho, Wendy. In Her Mother’s House: The Politics of Asian American Mother-Daughter Writing.

Shanti Fernando's book examines how the Canadian and American political systems have dealt with the increasing multi-ethnic makeup of both nations. In particular, the author focuses on the Chinese communities in Toronto and Los Angeles by tracing their national and local histories; the community groups they have established; and, how these groups have mobilized themselves to serve their community and forge a collective mechanism for political participation.

The history of Chinese Americans or the history of ethnic Chinese in the United States includes three major waves of Chinese immigration to the United States, beginning in the 19th century

The history of Chinese Americans or the history of ethnic Chinese in the United States includes three major waves of Chinese immigration to the United States, beginning in the 19th century. Chinese immigrants in the 19th century worked as laborers, particularly on transcontinental railroads such as the Central Pacific Railroad. They also worked as laborers in mining, and suffered racial discrimination at every level of society.

Bibliographic Details. Main Author: Fernando, Shanti. Chinese Americans Politics and government. Chinese Americans California Los Angeles Politics and government. Canada Race relations. United States Race relations.

Personal Name: Fernando, Shanti Irene, 1965 .

Personal Name: Fernando, Shanti Irene, 1965-. Publication, Distribution, et. Vancouver Introduction : racing against time and place Systemic racism in Canada Toronto : political participation and Chinese Canadian community groups in the multicultural city Systemic racism in the United States Los Angeles : political mobilization and the place of Chinese/Asian American community groups in the multicultural city Conclusion : racing into the future. Geographic Name: Canada Race relations. Geographic Name: United States Race relations. Geographic Name: Canada Relations raciales. Geographic Name: E?tats-Unis Relations raciales.

In Race and the City, Shanti Fernando presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of both the United States and Canada. She argues that while increasing diversity may be a challenge for systemic inclusiveness, it is one that must be met if Canada is to uphold its vision of a truly democratic society.
Race and the City: Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Shanti Fernando
ISBN: 0774813458
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: UBC Press; annotated edition edition (November 3, 2006)
Pages: 173 pages