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In Your Face

Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada

This book explores the experiences of a group of women in Canada who are small in numbers yet have garnered much legal, political, and social attention in recent years. Muslim women who cover … 266 View

Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

The New Legal Landscape

Racial profiling is a hot-button topic that elicits strong responses on both sides. A series of public discussions has so far failed to yield a conclusive consensus. Racial Profiling and Human … ; ; 417 View

The Colour of Justice

Policing Race in Canada

The colour of justice in Canada is largely driven by stereotypical assumptions about crime and those who commit it. Over the last few years, the use of race, ethnicity, and religion as indicators … 275 View
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Defining Racial Profiling

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

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Bobby Siu, an adjunct professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at York University, reviews the academic and government definitions of racial profiling with the aim of … 37 $3.70 Add
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Introduction

Meet Your Neighbours

From: In Your Face

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In the introduction, the author outlines the reasons why some women choose to wear the niqab, and the flagrant disregard for these women’s basic dignity and human rights. 17 $1.70 Add
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Introduction

From: The Colour of Justice

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The introduction lays out the prevalence of the problem of racial profiling among police encounters in Canada and frames the purpose, driving questions and methodologies of the book. 5 $0.50 Add
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Chapter 1

What is it?

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter one defines and outlines the scope of racial profiling in Canada by police with a case study whereby an unwarranted police encounter was challenged, resulting in a police strike in … 22 $2.20 Add
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Listening to the Voices of Niqab-Wearing Women

From: In Your Face

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In this chapter, Bahkt posits that most people in Canada have never actually conversed with a niqab-wearing woman. She attempts to rectify this situation by sharing some perspectives of women who … 32 $3.20 Add
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The Human Rights Approach to Addressing Racial Profiling

The Activity of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

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Shaheen Azmi, director of policy, education, monitoring, and outreach at the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), explains the human rights approach to addressing racial profiling in Chapter … 7 $0.70 Add
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Chapter 2

Exposed

From: The Colour of Justice

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This chapter explores the role of the media in heightening racial profiling in Canada. The chapter provides case studies including those of Dee Brown, a player for the Toronto Raptors, who … 21 $2.10 Add
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Interrogating the Definition of Racial Profiling

A Critical Legal Analysis

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

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Sunil Gurmukh, counsel at the Ontario Human Rights Commission, further consolidates the human rights approach in Chapter 3 by describing how challenges to racial profiling are most substantive … 24 $2.40 Add
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Veiled Objections:

Facing Public Opposition to the Niqab

From: In Your Face

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This chapter is an attempt to analyze the growing agitation that has been expressed about Muslim women who cover their faces. 43 $4.30 Add
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Applying the Racial Profiling Correspondence Test

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

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In Chapter 4, David Tanovich, a professor of law at the University of Windsor, explores the application of the correspondence test in discrimination law as an important development for proving … 22 $2.20 Add
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Chapter 3

Adjusting Our Lens

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter three, Adjusting Our Lens, begins with a look at the pivotal case Drybones, which highlighted the unique needs of Aboriginal peoples in trials. The chapter then looks at the historical … 17 $1.70 Add
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What’s in a Face

Demeanor Evidence and Niqab-Wearing Women in Courtrooms

From: In Your Face

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This chapter analyzes opposition to the niqab in courtroom settings. 35 $3.50 Add
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Bias-Neutral Policing

A Police Perspective on the Intersection of Racial Profiling with Modern-Day Policing and the Laws That Govern

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

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In Chapter 5, Gary Melanson, senior director of legal services and risk management legal services branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service, examines “bias-neutral” policing practices and how they … 25 $2.50 Add