Racism in Canada is a short and accessible book explores how racism operates in Canadian society, past and present. Racism in Canada examines a variety of issues including racism and the immigration system, racial profiling, racism and First Nations, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism. It concludes with a discussion of some of the dilemmas and challenges associated with anti-racism theory and practice. Vic Satzewich is Professor of Sociology at McMaster University in Canada. Chapters include Racism and First Nations, Why Cartoons Aren't So Funny: Islamophobia, Why Can't They Get Ahead?
Race and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction is part of the Themes in Canadian Sociology series from Oxford University Press. This title introduces undergraduates to the basics of Canadian social issues as they relate to race and ethnicity. The chapters cover issues related to immigration, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relations, racism, economic inequality, ethnic identity, Aboriginal identity, multiculturalism, and the concepts of diaspora and transnationality. Both authors teach sociology at the college and university levels.
First published in 1993, First Nations: Race, Class, and Gender Relations remains unique in offering systematically, from a political economy perspective, an analysis that enables us to understand the diverse realities of First Nations within changing Canadian and global contexts. The book provides an extended analysis of how changing social dynamics, organized particularly around race, class, and gender relations, have shaped the life chances and conditions for Aboriginal people within the structure of Canadian society and its major institutional forms.