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It is easy to see how someone living in Canada, who may know no Mexican Americans personally, might gain a stereotyped impression from such sources as the Speedy Gonzales cartoon character, Taco Time fast-food restaurants, or Hollywood movies. Because we are all exposed to these images and thoughts, it is impossible to know to what extent they have influenced our thought processes.
Throughout Western history intergroup relations relationships between different groups of people have been subject to different strategies for the management of diversity. The problem of management arises when differences between different peoples are regarded as so insurmountable that it is believed they cannot easily coincide or cohabit with one another.
A strategy for the management of diversity refers to the systematic methods used to resolve conflicts, or potential conflicts, between groups that arise based on perceived differences. How can the unity of the self-group or political community be attained in the face of the divisive presence of non-selves or others? As Richard Day b.
The solutions proposed to intergroup relations have ranged along a spectrum between tolerance and intolerance. The most tolerant form of intergroup relations is multiculturalism, in which cultural distinctions are made between groups, but the groups are regarded to have equal standing in society. At the other end of the continuum are assimilation, expulsion, and even genocide — stark examples of intolerant intergroup relations. Genocide , the deliberate annihilation of a targeted usually subordinate group, is the most toxic intergroup relationship.
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During the European colonization of North America, some historians estimate that Aboriginal populations dwindled from approximately 12 million people in the year to barely , by the year Lewy, European settlers coerced Aboriginal people off their own lands, often causing thousands of deaths in forced removals, such as occurred in the Cherokee or Potawatomi Trail of Tears in the United States. Settlers also enslaved Aboriginal people and forced them to give up their religious and cultural practices. Smallpox, diphtheria, and measles flourished among North American Aboriginal peoples, who had no exposure to the diseases and no ability to fight them.
Quite simply, these diseases decimated them. How planned this genocide was remains a topic of contention. Importantly, genocide is not a just a historical concept, but one practised today. Recently, ethnic and geographic conflicts in the Darfur region of Sudan have led to hundreds of thousands of deaths. As part of an ongoing land conflict, the Sudanese government and their state-sponsored Janjaweed militia have led a campaign of killing, forced displacement, and systematic rape of Darfuri people.
A treaty was signed in Expulsion refers to a dominant group forcing a subordinate group to leave a certain area or country. As seen in the examples of the Beothuk and the Holocaust, expulsion can be a factor in genocide. However, it can also stand on its own as a destructive group interaction.
Expulsion has often occurred historically with an ethnic or racial basis. The Great Expulsion of the French-speaking Acadians from Nova Scotia by the British beginning in is perhaps the most notorious case of the use of expulsion to manage the problem of diversity in Canada. The British conquest of Acadia which included contemporary Nova Scotia and parts of New Brunswick, Quebec, and Maine in created the problem of what to do with the French colonists who had been living there for 80 years.
In the end, approximately three-quarters of the Acadian population were rounded up by British soldiers and loaded onto boats without regard for keeping families together. Many of them ended up in Spanish Louisiana where they formed the basis of contemporary Cajun culture. Their property and possessions were sold to pay for their forced removal and internment.
Over 22, Japanese Canadians 14, of whom were born in Canada were held in these camps between and , despite the fact that the RCMP and the Department of National Defence reported there was no evidence of collusion or espionage. In fact, many Japanese Canadians demonstrated their loyalty to Canada by serving in the Canadian military during the war.
This was the largest mass movement of people in Canadian history. Segregation refers to the physical separation of two groups, particularly in residence, but also in workplace and social functions. It is important to distinguish between de jure segregation segregation that is enforced by law and de facto segregation segregation that occurs without laws but because of other factors.
A stark example of de jure segregation is the apartheid movement of South Africa, which existed from to Under apartheid, black South Africans were stripped of their civil rights and forcibly relocated to areas that segregated them physically from their white compatriots. Only after decades of degradation, violent uprisings, and international advocacy was apartheid finally abolished. De jure segregation occurred in the United States for many years after the Civil War.
Legislation in Ontario and Nova Scotia created racially segregated schools, while de facto segregation of blacks was practised in the workplace, restaurants, hotels, theatres, and swimming pools. Similarly, segregating laws were passed in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario preventing Chinese- and Japanese-owned restaurants and laundries from hiring white women out of concern that the women would be corrupted Mosher, The reserve system created through the treaty process with First Nations peoples can also be regarded as a form of de jure segregation.
As was the case in the United States, de jure segregation with the exception of the reserve system was largely eliminated in Canada by the s and s. De facto segregation, however, cannot be abolished by any court mandate. Segregation has existed throughout Canada, with different racial or ethnic groups often segregated by neighbourhood, borough, or parish.
The community of Africville was a residentially and socially segregated black enclave in Halifax established by escaped American slaves. As noted at the beginning of the chapter, some urban neighbourhoods like Richmond, Surrey, and Markham are home to high concentrations of Chinese and South Asians. Sociologists use segregation indices to measure racial segregation of different races in different areas.
The indices employ a scale from 0 to , where 0 is the most integrated and is the least. However, these indices are much lower than those observed in the United States for black populations. In the New York metropolitan area, for instance, the black-white segregation index was 79 for the years — Assimilation describes the process by which a minority individual or group gives up its own identity by taking on the characteristics of the dominant culture. In Canada, assimilation was the policy adopted by the government with the Indian Act, which attempted to integrate the Aboriginal population by Europeanizing them.
Assimilation was also the policy for absorbing immigrants from different lands through the function of immigration. Canada is a settler nation. With the exception of Aboriginal Canadians, all Canadians have immigrant ancestors. As we saw at the beginning of the chapter, the third wave of immigration following the change of the race-based immigration policy saw increasingly larger proportions of immigrants from non-European countries. Most immigrants are eventually absorbed into Canadian culture, although sometimes after facing extended periods of prejudice and discrimination.
However, for the rest of the year, other aspects of their originating culture may be forgotten. Cultural differences are erased. Sociologists measure the degree to which immigrants have assimilated to a new culture with four benchmarks: socioeconomic status, spatial concentration, language assimilation, and intermarriage.
When faced with racial and ethnic discrimination, it can be difficult for new immigrants to fully assimilate. Language assimilation, in particular, can be a formidable barrier, limiting employment and educational options and therefore constraining growth in socioeconomic status. It is represented in Canada by the metaphor of the mosaic, which suggests that in a multicultural society each ethnic or racial group preserves its unique cultural traits while together contributing to national unity.
Each culture is equally important within the mosaic. There is a great mixture of different cultures where each culture retains its own identity and yet adds to the colour of the whole. The ideal of multiculturalism is characterized by mutual respect on the part of all cultures, both dominant and subordinate, creating a polyethnic environment of mutual tolerance and acceptance. As a strategy for managing diversity, Canada was the first country to adopt an official multicultural policy. In , Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau implemented both a policy of official bilingualism both French and English would be the languages of the state and a policy of multiculturalism.
The multicultural policy was designed to assist the different cultural groups in Canada to preserve their heritage, overcome cultural barriers to participation in Canadian society, and exchange with other cultural groups in order to contribute to national unity Ujimoto, However, as a result of this policy initiative, multiculturalism was enshrined in the Canadian Constitution in and in the Multiculturalism Act of as a fundamental principle of Canadian society.
Whereas constitutional democracies like Canada are typically based on the protection of individual rights, multiculturalism implies that the protection of cultural difference also depends on protecting group-specific rights or group-differentiated rights i. Although it seems trivial today, in many felt that the right of Sikhs to maintain their religious practice undermined a core and inviolable tradition of both the police force and Canada. As such, the case served as an emblem of a deeper fear about multiculturalism, namely that it would foster a dangerous fragmentation of an already fragile Canadian unity.
While the positive outcome of the multicultural policy is that the Canadian population remains remarkably accepting of diversity — the most accepting of all OECD countries in according to the Gallup World Poll Conference Board of Canada, — issues around multiculturalism continually bring up the problem of ethical relativism , the idea that all cultures and all cultural practices have equal value. In a fully multicultural society, what principles can be appealed to in order to resolve issues where different cultural beliefs or practices clash?
Richard Day has argued that rather than resolving the problem of diversity, official multiculturalism has exacerbated it. Hybridity is the process by which different racial and ethnic groups combine to create new or emergent cultural forms of life. Rather than a multicultural mosaic, where each culture preserves its unique traditions, or a melting pot, where cultures assimilate into the majority group, the hybrid combination of cultures results in a new culture entirely.
The post-colonialist theorist Homi Bhabha b. Those things that are regarded as essentially Caribbean like the accents, racial blendings, religious beliefs, spicy cuisines, and music have thoroughly diverse origins while being continuously reinvented Hall, As we noted earlier in this chapter, intermarriage between people of different races or cultures creates new hybrid identities.
More recently, Canadian culture has been home to numerous emergent cultural forms, some superficial and some profound, due to the intermingling of people from diverse backgrounds. While the first wave of immigrants came from western Europe, eventually the bulk of people entering North America were from northern Europe, then eastern Europe, then Latin America and Asia. And let us not forget the forced immigration of African slaves.
Most of these groups underwent a period of disenfranchisement in which they were relegated to the bottom of the social hierarchy before they managed those who could to achieve social mobility. Today, our society is multicultural, although the extent to which this multiculturality is embraced varies, and the many manifestations of multiculturalism carry significant political repercussions. The only non-immigrant ethnic group in Canada, Aboriginal Canadians were once a large population, but by they made up only 4.
These names arise from historically prejudiced views of Aboriginal people as fierce, brave, and strong savages: attributes that would be beneficial to a sports team, but are not necessarily beneficial to North Americans who should be seen as more than just fierce savages. The campaign has met with only limited success.
While some teams have changed their names, hundreds of professional, college, and K—12 school teams still have names derived from this stereotype. Another group, American Indian Cultural Support AICS is especially concerned with such names at K—12 schools, grades where children should be gaining a fuller and more realistic understanding of Aboriginal people than such stereotypes supply What do you think about such names?
Should they be allowed or banned? What argument would a symbolic interactionist make on this topic? The earliest humans in Canada arrived millennia before European immigrants. Dates of the migration are debated with estimates ranging from between 45, and 12, BCE. Over the centuries and then the millennia, Aboriginal cultures blossomed into an intricate web of hundreds of interconnected groups, each with its own customs, traditions, languages, and religions.
The history of intergroup relations between European colonists and Aboriginal peoples is a brutal one that most Canadians are familiar with. As discussed in the section on genocide, the effect of European settlement was to nearly destroy the Aboriginal population. In the first stage, the relationship was largely mutually beneficial and profitable as the Europeans relied on Aboriginal groups for knowledge, food, and supplies, whereas the Aboriginals traded for European technologies.
In the second stage, however, Aboriginal people were increasingly drawn into the European-centred economy, coming to rely on fur trading for their livelihood rather than their own indigenous economic activity. This resulted in diminishing autonomy and increasing subjugation economically, militarily, politically, and religiously. In the third stage, the reserve system was established, clearing the way for full-scale European colonization, resource exploitation, agriculture, and settlement. If Aboriginal people tried to retain their stewardship of the land, Europeans fought them off with superior weapons.
A key element of this issue is the Aboriginal view of land and land ownership. Most First Nations cultures considered the Earth a living entity whose resources they were stewards of; the concepts of land ownership and conquest did not exist in Aboriginal societies. The last stage of the relationship developed after World War II, when Aboriginal Canadians began to mobilize politically to challenge the conditions of oppression and forced assimilation they had been subjected to. A key turning point in Aboriginal-European relations was the Royal Proclamation of which established British rule over the former French colonies, but also established that lands would be set aside for First Nations people.
It legally established that First Nations had sovereign rights to their territory. The Indian Act of was another turning point. In effect, discrimination against Aboriginal Canadians was institutionalized in a series of provisions intended to subjugate them and keep them from gaining any power. Nevertheless the Indian Act became the most pervasive mechanism in Aboriginal life, regulating and controlling everything from who could be defined as an Indian, to the reserve and band council system, to the types of Aboriginal activities that would no longer be permitted e.
Aboriginal Canadian culture was further eroded by the establishment of residential schools in the late 19th century, as we saw earlier in this chapter. The residential schools were located off-reserve to ensure that children were separated from their families and culture. Schools forced children to cut their hair, speak English or French, and practise Christianity. Education in the schools was substandard, and physical and sexual abuses were rampant for decades; only in did the last of the residential schools close. Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered an apology on behalf of the Canadian government in Many of the problems that Indigenous Canadians face today result from almost a century of traumatizing mistreatment at these residential schools.
First Nations people would be treated just like everyone else, as if the sovereign treaties and centuries of oppression had not occurred. However, First Nations people still suffer the effects of centuries of degradation. As noted earlier in the chapter, the income of Aboriginal people in Canada is far lower than that of non-Aboriginal people and rates of child poverty are much greater. Long-term poverty, inadequate education, cultural dislocation, and high rates of unemployment contribute to Aboriginal Canadian populations falling to the bottom of the economic spectrum. Aboriginal Canadians also suffer disproportionately with lower life expectancies than most groups in Canada.
Modern Canada was founded on the displacement of the Aboriginal population by two colonizing nations: the French and the British. The Constitution Act of protected the linguistic, religious, and educational of the French and English in Quebec and Ontario, as well as the rest of the country. Lawrence River in Most of the settlers could trace their origins to the northwest of France, particularly present-day Normandy.
The economy of New France was based on agriculture and the fur trade, but with the arrival of the British and especially the British Loyalists escaping the American Revolution in , a pattern of British economic and financial domination emerged. The establishment of British rule in Canada was accomplished by conquest ; that is, the forcible subjugation of territory and people by military action. As we noted earlier, after attempts at assimilating the French population, the conquest of Port Royal and Acadia led eventually to the Great Expulsion of , in which a large portion of the Acadian French population was deported from Nova Scotia.
However, from the time of the Treaty of Paris onward, the British recognized the need to accommodate the French in Canada to avoid the problem of pacifying a large and hostile population. The Quebec Act of granted religious and linguistic rights to the French, and the Constitution Act of divided the province of Canada into Upper and Lower Canada, each with the power of self-government.
The division of Canada into two founding charter groups — French and English — was further established by Confederation. The Constitution Act of protected the religious, educational, and linguistic rights of the French and English in Canada. Despite the notion of equality behind the two-founding-nations theme of Canadian Confederation, English-speaking Canadians in Montreal held the positions of power in the economy.
English was the language of commerce in Quebec. In the process of modernizing the state to address the new conditions of industrialization, urbanization, and continental capitalism, the Quebec independence movement emerged alongside an increasingly militant labour movement. To address the emerging crisis of Canadian unity, the federal government appointed the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism in The report of the commission emphasized ways in which the equality of the two founding peoples could be recognized and led to the Official Languages Act of The Act recognized French and English as the two official languages in Canada and mandated that federal government services and the judicial system would be conducted in both languages.
The notion of equal partnership between French and English Canada was proven to be questionable at best. It failed to get sufficient votes to separate in the provincial referendum on sovereignty in , but the move to repatriate the constitution from Great Britain without the consent of Quebec in fuelled nationalist sentiment. Subsequent attempts to include Quebec as a voluntary signatory to the constitution failed in the Meech Lake Accord and the Charlottetown Accord. Many people in Quebec regarded these failures as rejection of Quebec by the English majority in other parts of the country.
In a second referendum on Quebec sovereignty was a narrowly defeated by a vote of The history of intergroup relations between the French and English in Canada on the model of equal partnership has therefore proven to be a tenuous experiment in dual nationhood. Income data from indicated that the income disparity between French and English Canadians both within and outside the province of Quebec had more or less disappeared, suggesting that the issues of intergroup relations had shifted to political, linguistic, and cultural alienation in Canada Li, It defines French as the official language of Quebec, limits the use of English in commercial signs, and restricts who may enroll in English schools.
Although it remains controversial, it appears to have been somewhat effective in preserving the French language. Linguistically, there were 7 million people who reported speaking French most often at home in compared to 6. In Quebec, This decline was paralleled by the decline in the proportion of the population who spoke only English at home in the rest of Canada from On the other hand, the number of people reporting that they were able to conduct conversation in both French and English increased by , to 5.
Bilingualism was reported by Many people with dark skin in Canada have roots in the Caribbean rather than being descendants of the African slaves from the United States. They see themselves ethnically as Caribbean Canadians. The commonality of black Canadians is more a function of racism rather than origin. It is reported that at least 6 of the 16 legislators in English Upper Canada also owned slaves Mosher, The economic conditions in Canada were not conducive to slavery so the practice was not widespread.
Nevertheless, it was not until that slavery was banned throughout the British Empire, including Canada. Canada became the terminus of the famous Underground Railroad, a secret network organized by American abolitionists to transport escaped slaves to freedom. Between the American Revolution in and the end of the American Civil War in , Canada received approximately 60, runaway slaves and black Empire Loyalists from the United States. Many black Canadians returned to the United States after the Civil War, and by there were only about 17, left in Canada Mosher, After the change in immigration policy in the late s, blacks from the Caribbean and elsewhere began to immigrate to Canada in increasing numbers.
In the census, they made up 2. Many Caribbean people come to Canada as part of the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program or as domestic workers with temporary work permits, although the permanent Caribbean community in Canada has more or less the same higher education attainments and full-time employment rates as the rest of the population. More recently, there has been an increase in immigration of Somalis from Africa as people fled conflict in the area.
Between and , more than 55, Somali refugees arrived in Canada, representing the largest black immigrant group ever to come to Canada in such a short time Abdulle, Although slavery became in illegal in Canada in , blacks did not effectively enjoy equal rights in Canada. Blacks could vote and sit on juries, but these rights were frequently challenged by white citizens.
As noted earlier in this chapter, Ontario outside of Toronto and Nova Scotia enacted laws to segregate schools along racial lines that remained in effect until in Ontario and in Nova Scotia Black History Canada, Blacks were also segregated into residential neighbourhoods in Toronto, Hamilton, and Windsor Mosher In Halifax, the community of Africville was set aside for blacks as early as , although most accounts place its establishment to the arrival of black Loyalists after the War of It was considered a slum by city councillors and was bulldozed between and without meaningful consultation with its residents.
Blacks were also restricted by the type of occupations they could pursue. For example, the father of Oscar Peterson, the famous jazz pianist, was a Canadian Pacific railroad porter in Montreal, while his mother was employed as a domestic worker Library and Archives Canada, The story of a large group of black immigrants who arrived in Victoria, British Columbia, from San Francisco in the s, illustrates some of the ambiguities of the early black experience in Canada. The blacks were initially welcomed to the British colony by Governor Douglas, who assured them they would have full civic rights.
Douglas and others were worried that the immigration of white Americans to Vancouver Island might lead to annexation by the United States and the arrival of several hundred black immigrants would help to prevent that eventuality. There was also need for an industrious and reliable workforce and by the black immigrants were fully employed. He won a seat on city council in the wealthiest ward of the city, James Bay, and acted as temporary mayor for a time. On the other hand, tensions and discrimination began to develop between the black and white communities.
Schools were integrated and only one church was segregated. However a dispute over black voting led to a racist campaign by future premier Amor de Cosmos. Blacks began to be denied access to some saloons and desired seating in theatres. As influential as Gibbs was, he was denied tickets to the retirement banquet of Governor Douglas, who had originally been a great supporter of the black immigrants. By the time Gibbs returned to the United States in , the end of slavery after the U.
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Civil War had already led to many of the black community leaving Victoria. Although formalized discrimination against black Canadians has been outlawed, in many respects true equality does not yet exist. The census shows that black Canadians earned In addition blacks are subject to greater degrees of racial profiling than other groups.
Racial profiling refers to the practice of selecting specific racial groups for greater levels of criminal justice surveillance. Like many groups this section discusses, Asian Canadians represent a great diversity of cultures and backgrounds. The national and ethnic diversity of Asian Canadian immigration history is reflected in the variety of their experiences in joining Canadian society.
Asian immigrants have come to Canada in waves, at different times, and for different reasons. The experience of a Japanese Canadian whose family has been in Canada for five generations will be drastically different from a Laotian Canadian who has only been in Canada for a few years. This section primarily discusses the experience of Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigrants. The first Asian immigrants to come to Canada in the midth century were Chinese.
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Period Time span No. Linking past experiences to current health outcomes The historical context of racism continues to shape the sexual and reproductive health of African American women. Implications for public health The historical and contemporary racism-related health and healthcare experiences of African American women to date highlight the need to develop new models for health promotion.
Conclusion The field of public health will be more successful addressing the root causes of health inequities when strategies are informed by rigorous social and epidemiological research. Disclaimer The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Author Disclosure Statement No competing financial interests exist.
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Though he remains devout, he wonders if being curious makes him a bad Christian. Patrick talks to his Sunday school teacher Mrs. Patterson who assures him that he can be Christian and befriend and learn form people of different religions as well. In fact, her best friend of thirty years is a Jewish woman she grew up with! I will celebrate all of my in-group and out-group identities and work to understand how they overlap to make up who I am as an individual.
I will not allow others to put me into boxes. She displays her personal mission statement on the outside of her class binder. Review the identity anti-bias standards. How do your students display the identity anti-bias standards? How can you help your students develop these skills? One way to help students develop these skills is by exploring the anti-bias standards through text. The following text illustrates Identity standard 2: Students will develop language and historical and cultural knowledge that affirm and accurately describe their membership in multiple identity groups.
And as a result of this historical circumstance, the black woman has developed perseverance; the black woman has developed strength; the black woman has developed tenacity of purpose and other attributes which today quite often are being looked upon negatively. She continues to be labeled a matriarch. You know like you can be a hundred percent worker, a hundred percent mother, a hundred percent wife.
And you have these terrible decisions to make: Do you stay home? Do you work? Do you go after the brass ring in your career?
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What do you do with your children? You unconditionally love them and you would give anything for them. You would give up your life, you career, your home. Pick a text you currently use.