Canadian multiculturalism and its nationalisms
From: Home and Native Land
Argues the importance for Canadian scholars of noting the roots of at least some aspects of multicultural discursive practice in the United States. In the U.S., the discourse and even the everyday practice of multiculturalism is quite commonplace and in some important ways has influenced the trope of multiculturalism north of the border. In particular, the hegemonic association between immigration and multiculturalism and the related discourse that posits that all non-Natives are immigrants has spurred at least two developments that are evident in Canada.