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“Too Asian”?

Racism and Post-Secondary Education

The now notorious Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” from the magazine’s 2010 campus issue has sparked a national furor about race in Canadian higher education. Since the … ; ; ; 224 View

From Bombs to Books

The remarkable stories of refugee children and their families at two exceptional Canadian schools

This book chronicles how schools in Canada can #&8212; and do — play a positive role in the day-to-day lives of refugee families. Written by a principal who has worked at of two of the … 232 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View

The Teen Sex Trade

My Story

Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn’t until she was removed from her … 200 View

Uprooting Racism

How White People Can Work for Racial Justice (4th Edition)

In 2016, the president-elect of the United States openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion. Meanwhile, inequalities in education, housing, health care and the job … 451 View
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Introduction

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The introduction looks at how liberal and right-wing journalism in Canada deal with issues of “Race” and multiculturalism, especially on university and college campuses. 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

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Uprooting Racism begins with the understanding that racism exists, it is pervasive and that its effects are devastating. Because of this devastation, we need to start doing everything possible to … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

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Queer literature review; "Queer Country?" Conference (1996) 11 $0.11 Add
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Preface

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The author, a young black Nova Scotian, outlines her methodology for writing this book and the decision to publish under her real name but maintain pseudonyms for any other individual connected … 7 $0.70 Add
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Where Does Hope Come From?

From: From Bombs to Books

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Ziad Abo Nofel writes a brief account of growing up in Iraq, the American invasion and moving to a refugee camp between Iraq and Syria for six years before finally moving to Canada. 4 $0.40 Add
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Beginnings

From: From Bombs to Books

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A profile of Elaha Anwary, an Afghan refugee, who won the Grade 7 public speaking competition for her BC school by sharing her story. 5 $0.50 Add
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Childhood

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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A first person true account of a Black woman’s youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia entailing growing up with four of her eight siblings, the volatile relationship between her parents, and her … 18 $1.80 Add
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Queer Nation?

From: In a Queer Country

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"Queer Nation?" offer s an historical overview of gay and lesbian practices in Canada, with some suggestions that they reflect a nation al character. The approach of the article was … 25 $0.50 Add
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The Parable of the Textbook

Education, Meritocracy, and Why History Matters

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Where did Maclean’s get the notion that they were honourably defending “merit-based” admissions policies against American racist policies? The idea that only considering … 12 $1.20 Add
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What Color is White

Let's Talk "I'm Not White" "I'm Not Racist" What is Racism? What is Whiteness? Words and Pictures White Benefits, Middle-Class Privilege White Benefits? A Personal Assessment The Economic Pyramid The Cost of Racism to People of Color The Culture of Power Entitlement Cultural Appropriation The Cost of Racism to White People Retaining Benefits, Avoiding Responsibility White Fragility and White Power "Thank You for Being Angry" It's Good to Talk about Racism

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White people have been led to believe racism is a question of particular acts of discrimination or violence. Calling someone a name, denying someone a job, excluding someone from a neighborhood … 97 $9.70 Add
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Asians and Affirmative Action on Campus

An Historical Canada-US Comparison

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At its heart, the “Too Asian” controversy is about weighing the benefits to the community against the rights of the individual. That balancing act extends far beyond the campus, and … 12 $1.20 Add