Seeing Ourselves: Exploring Race, Ethnicity and Culture, 3rd Edition
|Being equipped to confront issues related to racial
and ethnic diversity is a crucial skill for Canadians. Completely reorganized
and expanded, this new edition of Seeing Ourselves uses a collection of
personal comments and essays, written by students from a wide variety of ethnic
backgrounds, to examine what it means to participate in the cultural and ethnic
mosaic that comprises Canada today. Carl James creates a dialogue
with students and readers that probes the meaning of ethnicity, race and
culture, both in terms of the meanings individuals bring to these concepts and
how they are understood in Canadian society as a whole.
|The varied perspectives, detailed analyses and careful reflections
will be invaluable to anyone seeking to understand the meaning and implications
of ethnic diversity in Canadian society today. To facilitate classroom
discussion, this edition also includes background information and new,
up-to-date statistics on the Canadian population immigration trends,
ethnic composition, religious affiliation and other characteristics of
Introduction: A Chance to See Diversity and Difference Differently Difficult knowledge, contentious subject: Would it help to change the lens in order to construct the picture from a different angle?
Written by Carl E. James. Published by Thompson Educational Publishing, 2003.
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