Racism and Anti-Racism in Canada

Edited by David Este, Liza Lorenzetti and Christa Sato  

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Multiculturalism is regarded as a key feature of Canada’s national identity. Yet despite an increasingly diverse population, racialized Canadians are systematically excluded from full participation in society through personal and structural forms of racism and discrimination.

Race and Anti-Racism in Canada provides readers with a critical examination of how racism permeates Canadian society and articulates the complex ways to bring about equity and inclusion both individual and systemically.

  • Race & Racism
  • ISBN: 9781552668887
  • August 2018
  • 416 Pages
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  • PDF
  • ISBN: 9781773633916
  • July 2020
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  • ISBN: 9781773633909
  • July 2020
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  • Introduction: The Colourblind Society (David Este, Christa Sato and Liza Lorenzetti)
  • White Privilege: Racism, Anti-Racism and Changing Oppressive Social Structures (Liza Lorenzetti & André Jacob)
  • From Racism to Reconciliation: Indigenous Peoples and Canada (Sharon Goulet)
  • “Us and Them”: Immigration and Barriers to a Diverse Canadian Identity (Glenda Tibe Bonifacio)
  • The Colour of Poverty: Racialization and Inequality in Canada (Grace-Edward Galabuzi)
  • Racism, Masculinity and Belonging: The Gendered Lives of Racialized Youth (Carl E. James)
  • Racism in Canadian Education (Hieu Van Ngo)
  • Sexual and Gender Diversity: Resituating Within the Frame of Anti-Racism and Anti-Colonialism (Edward Ou Jin Lee)
  • Dismantling Racism in the Canadian Criminal Justice System (Wendy Chan)
  • Social Determinants of Newcomer Immigrant and Refugee Youth’s Mental Health (Nazilla Khanlou & Luz Maria Vasquez)
  • Combatting Racism through the Intergenerational Life Course: The Filipino community in Canada (Ilyan Ferrer)
  • Radical Resilience: Islamophobia and the New Canadian Muslim Reality (Mahdi Qasqas)
  • From Multiculturalism to Critical Multiculturalism (Christa Sato & David Este)
  • Racialized and Indigenous Youth: A Call for Change (Clark Carreon-Alarcon, Aviaq Johnston, Bryan, Brittany Walker & Emma Maryam Bronson)
  • References
  • Index


  • Liza Lorenzetti

    Liza Lorenzetti is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary.

  • Christa Sato

    Christa Sato is currently completing her MSW (thesis route) in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary. She has worked on several projects focused on immigration, diversity, and social justice.

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