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The Québec Human Rights Commission and the Construction of the Concept of Social Profiling

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions


Discussion of the concept of social profiling generally, and social profiling in Montréal as a form of systemic discrimination induced by law enforcement authorities’ official policies, standards, and decision-making procedures.



Paul Eid

Paul Eid is a professor in the Department of Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), and a member of the Chaire du recherche en immigration, ethnicité et citoyenneté (CRIEC).