Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal

A scholarly journal covering ethnic studies in Canada.

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 1-2, Spring-Summer

Becoming the Hyphen: The Evolution of English-Language Ukrainian-Canadian Literature
Abstract This article explores the evolution of Ukrainian-Canadian literature written in English over the last fifty years. It begins by outlining how early Ukrainian-Canadian English-language literature posits a sense of ethnicity that is multiple...
Chinese Acculturation Measurement
Abstract In 2001, the Chinese were the largest visible minority group in Canada, with over one million individuals identifying themselves as Chinese. There is a growing concern about the extent to which the Chinese and other minority members can...
David A. Green and Jonathan R. Kesselman, Eds. Dimensions of Inequality in Canada
David A. Green and Jonathan R. Kesselman, eds. Dimensions of Inequality in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007. 477 pp. Index. $29.95 sc. Dimensions of Inequality in Canada is one of three edited volumes that came about from the Equality, Security,...
Diane Purvey and Christopher Walmsley, Eds. Child and Family Welfare in British Columbia: A History
Diane Purvey and Christopher Walmsley, eds. Child and Family Welfare in British Columbia: A History. Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 2005.377 pp. $31.95 sc. The book is a virtual goldmine of information about child and family welfare in British Columbia,...
Discrimination et Linguicisme Au Quebec: Enquete Sur la Diversite Ethnique Au Canada
Abstract After defining discrimination and linguicism, the first part of the paper provides a brief overview of employment problems experienced by minority groups in Quebec. Part two offers results from a special analysis of the Ethnic Diversity...
D.Y. Bechard. Vandal Love
D.Y. Bechard. Vandal Love. Scarborough, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2006. 345 pp. $29.95 hc. D.Y. Bechard's first novel, which won the 2007 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, is difficult to classify as it combines the mythological, historical,...
Eden Robinson. Blood Sports
Eden Robinson. Blood Sports. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2006. 288 pp. $21.00 sc. Richard Wagamese. Dream Wheels. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2006.416 pp. $21.00 sc. Since 1983 novels by Canadian First Nations and Metis authors have formed...
Elspeth Cameron, Ed. Multiculturalism and Immigration in Canada: An Introductory Reader
Elspeth Cameron, ed. Multiculturalism and Immigration in Canada: An Introductory Reader. xxiv, 426 pp. Toronto: Canadian Scholar's Press, 2004. $49.95 sc. Elspeth Cameron introduces Multiculturalism and Immigration in Canada by noting that multiculturalism...
Evangelia Tastsoglou and Alexandra Dobrowolsky, Eds. Women, Migration, and Citizenship: Making Local, National, and Transnational Connections
Evangelia Tastsoglou and Alexandra Dobrowolsky, eds. Women, Migration, and Citizenship: Making Local, National, and Transnational Connections. Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2006. 258 pp. $99.95 hc. This collection is a critical examination...
Five Immigrant Waves: Their Ideological Orientations and Partisan Reverberations
Abstract This article identifies five waves of Canadian immigration over four centuries and connects them with their dominant political outlooks and partisan expressions. Taking a panoramic historical perspective, it locates immigrant groups in...
Gerhard P. Bassler. Vikings to U-Boats: The German Experience in Newfoundland and Labrador
Gerhard P. Bassler. Vikings to U-Boats: The German Experience in Newfoundland and Labrador. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006. 378 pp. $89.00 hc. Newfoundland and Labrador seems an unlikely locale for a book about Germans....
Laurence Alfonsi. L'Ile Ronde
Laurence Alfonsi. L'Ile ronde. Dole (France): Gunten, Collection << Adelaide >>, 2006. 173 pp. 17 euros. sc. La sociologue francaise Laurence Alfonsi publie son premier roman, qu'elle situe principalement sur une ile en Ontario, non...
Manoly R. Lupul. the Politics of Multiculturalism: A Ukrainian-Canadian Memoir
Manoly R. Lupul. The Politics of Multiculturalism: A Ukrainian-Canadian Memoir. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, 2005. xviii, 508 pp. Illustrations. Index. $34.95 hc. Manoly Lupul's book shows what many have known--that history...
Modeling Educational Success of First Nations Students in Canada: Community Level Perspectives
Abstract Canadian assessments of First Nation and Aboriginal education lack any real modelling of reasons for the particular patterns of attainment--it is this void that we wish to fill. This paper examines educational attainment in First Nations...
Peter Showler. Refugee Sandwich: Stories of Exile and Asylum
Peter Showler. Refugee Sandwich: Stories of Exile and Asylum. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006. 235 pp. $27.95 sc. There has long been a striking discrepancy between the controversy that surrounds the treatment of asylum...
Reconsidering Emily Carr
Gerta Moray. Unsettling Encounters: First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Cart. Vancouver: UBC Press; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. 386 pp. Illustrations. Bibliographic essay. Index. $75.00 hc. Donald Ellis, ed. Tsimshian Treasures:...
Robin S. Gendron. towards a Francophone Community
Robin S. Gendron. Towards a Francophone Community. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006. 191 pp. Notes. Bibliography. Index. $75.00 hc. Robin Gendron's Towards a Francophone Community chronicles the complicated relations between the Canadian...
Roma Identity: Contrasting Constructions
Abstract The increasing settlement in Hamilton, Ontario of large numbers of Roma families from seeking refugee status has challenged local service providers in the health, social services, education, immigration, and justice sectors. The overall...
Shani Mootoo. He Drown She in the Sea
Shani Mootoo. He Drown She in the Sea. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2005. 350 pp. $29.99 hc; $21.00 sc. In her second novel, He Drown She in the Sea, Shani Mootoo, Indo-Trinidadian-Canadian writer, visual artist, and filmmaker, once again creates...
The Protestant Churches and the Resettlement of Japanese Canadians in Urban Ontario, 1942-1955
Abstract This article examines the relationship between the Protestant churches and Japanese Canadians during and following the Second World War in their forced resettlement to central Canadian urban centers like Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario. While...
"There Will Be a Next Time": Media Discourse about an "Apocalyptic" Vision of Immigration, Racial Diversity, and Health Risks
Abstract This study examines Canadian media coverage of a female visitor from the Congo, suspected of carrying a deadly disease, to show how "race" has been constructed and sustained in Canadian society. Critical discourse analysis of four major...
The Unbounded German Nation: Dr. Otto Hahn and German Emigration to Canada in the 1870s and 1880s
Abstract Otto Hahn, a lawyer and emigration promoter from the German state of Wurttemberg, was an integral part of the German debate about emigration, colonial empire and German identity. This paper suggests that any discussion of nineteenth-century...
Ute Lischke and David T. McNab, Eds. Walking a Tightrope: Aboriginal People and Their Representations
Ute Lischke and David T. McNab, eds. Walking a Tightrope: Aboriginal People and Their Representations. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2005. 377 pp. Bibliography. $34.95 sc. Walking a Tightrope constitutes a remarkably unified presentation...
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