Critical Race Studies

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Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution

UBC Press

The essays illustrate how deeply multiculturalism is woven into the fabric of the Canadian constitution and the everyday lives of Canadians.

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Electing a Diverse Canada

The Representation of Immigrants, Minorities, and Women

UBC Press

Covering eleven cities as well as Canada’s Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.

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Identity/Difference Politics

How Difference Is Produced, and Why It Matters

UBC Press

Identity/Difference Politics offers a new direction for the study of identity/difference, one that moves beyond liberal multiculturalism’s preoccupation with culture.

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Transnational Yearnings

Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

UBC Press

By exploring circuits of migration and personal exchange between Toronto and Jamaica, this book maps a new way to look at postcolonial contact zones and transnational migration.

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Dreaming in Canadian

South Asian Youth, Bollywood, and Belonging

UBC Press

Dreaming in Canadian explores the connections between the media and identity formation among young Canadians of South Asian origin.

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Moving Mountains

Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos

UBC Press

This collection argues that minorities in the Southeast Asian Massif are not powerless in the face of economic and political change in the region – they are drawing on ethnicity and culture to indigenize modernity and maintain their livelihoods.

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The Way of the Bachelor

Early Chinese Settlement in Manitoba

UBC Press

This book documents the religious beliefs and cultural practices that helped sustain and lend meaning to Chinese bachelors in smaller towns and cities of Manitoba.

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Orienting Canada

Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

UBC Press

A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.

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Nooksack Place Names

Geography, Culture, and Language

UBC Press

The first comprehensive study of Nooksack place names in Washington State and southern British Columbia, based on historical records and field trips with elders.

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Rethinking the Great White North

Race, Nature, and the Historical Geographies of Whiteness in Canada

UBC Press

Rethinking the Great White North explores the troubling side of the images of whiteness and wilderness that are so central to Canadian national identity.

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