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A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914

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A revealing historical account of the complex racism in early British Columbia and the lives and contributions made to the province by its Chinese and Japanese residents.

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Ethnic Groups and Marital Choices

Ethnic History and Marital Assimilation, in Canada 1871 and 1971

UBC Press

This first detailed comparative study of ethno-religious intermarriage provides the background for understanding the dynamics of intermarriage in a culturally pluralistic society like Canada.

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Hungarian Rhapsodies

Essays on Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture

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From an examination of photographer Andre Kertesz to a visit to a Hungarian-American church in Cleveland, Richard Teleky reconciles contemporary identity with a heritage from another country.

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Walking in Indian Moccasins

The Native Policies of Tommy Douglas and the CCF

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This landmark study examines the Tommy Douglas's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation government - the first socialist government in North America - and the development of policies aimed at Indian and Metis people in the post-war period.

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The Oriental Question

Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41

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Patricia E. Roy continues her study into why British Columbians were historically so opposed to Asian immigration.

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Securing Borders

Detention and Deportation in Canada

UBC Press

A close look at the laws, policies, and practices of detention and deportation in Canada since the Second World War.

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Multicultural Nationalism

Civilizing Difference, Constituting Community

UBC Press

Canada's national question is self-defeating: attempts to constitute a Canadian political community generate polarizing and depoliticizing deliberations.

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Cross-Cultural Caring, 2nd ed.

A Handbook for Health Professionals

UBC Press

This new edition provides up-to-date statistics and fresh analysis of changing trends in immigration, describes ethno-cultural community, discussing such issues as childbirth, mental illness, dental care, hospitalization, and death, as well as home country culture, common reasons for emigrating, and challenges in adjusting to a new culture.

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Law and Citizenship

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

The essays this volume provide a framework for analyzing citizenship in an increasingly globalized world by addressing a number of fundamental questions.

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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

UBC Press

Considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants.

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Race and the City

Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization

UBC Press

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 the United States and Canada.

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Diversity and Equality

The Changing Framework of Freedom in Canada

UBC Press

Critically examines the challenge of protecting rights in diverse societies.

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Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada

UBC Press

This is the first collection in Canada to provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of transnationalism.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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Multiculturalism and the Foundations of Meaningful Life

Reconciling Automony, Identity, and Community

UBC Press

Theories of liberal multiculturalism seek to reconcile cultural rights with universal liberal principles. Some focus on individual autonomy; others emphasize communal identity. Andrew Robinson argues that liberal multiculturalism can be justified without privileging either ...

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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

UBC Press

This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.

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Organizing the Transnational

Labour, Politics, and Social Change

UBC Press

This collection articulates a multi-level cultural politics of transnationalism to frame contemporary analyses of immigration and diasporas.

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Guarding the Gates

The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

UBC Press

A pioneering study of Canadian labour leaders’ approach to immigration from the 1870s to the Great Depression.

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Defining Harm

Religious Freedom and the Limits of the Law

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