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Negotiating Cultural Differences in Canada
This paper discusses multiculturalism and the reinforcement of racism in Canada.
# 130456 | 1,500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2006 | US

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This essay critically examines the complexity of negotiating cultural differences in Canada in the context of multiculturalism. The origins of the policy are outlined, as well as criticism of the policy in practice from diverse sources. The writer argues that while the policy has undeniably been of value in supporting a multi-ethnic society in Canada, it has also often served to accentuate cultural differences rather than provide a mechanism for bridging these difference. Indeed, some critics have even argued that multiculturalism has functioned to promote racism by masking racism against minorities within a concealing institutional framework. The writer concludes that multiculturalism has been an important and generally positive contribution to the Canadian social tapestry.

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"Multiculturalism has been a reality of the Canadian experience for well over a generation. Since the concept was enshrined in Canadian law and government policy, it has come to be seen as a core defining value of our society in terms of promoting immigration and mutual tolerance and respect between people. However, in the decades since multiculturalism became state policy in this country critics on both the left and the right of the political spectrum have criticized multiculturalism for - in sharp ..."

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