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Department
Political Science
Course
PSCI 100
Professor
John Jaworsky
Semester
Winter

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Multiculturalism is a Canadian contribution to ethnic relations1988Australia studied the Canada experience and then adopted the same policy There has been a back lash against multiculturalismA good example is The NetherlandsTheres been a lot of immigration and they would encourage them to keep their culturesnow people say they are losing a sense of what dutch society is because these immigrates dont join Dutch culture For the essay you can use MLAClass2IdentitiesEthnic racial religious gender regional occupationThe term Nation can be used to in different waysis refers not to political units but a group of people that belong together because they share common charaterships such as language a common history a common set of customs and traditionsThe difference between ethic group is the members of a nation have or try to acquire their own autonomous or independent territoryAn ethnic group consists of people who share a distinctive and enduring collective group identity based on shared experiences and contain cultural traits They may define themselves and may be defined by others in terms of any or all of the following traits lifestyle religious beliefs language physical appearance region of residence traditional occupations and history of conquest and repression by culturally different peoplesThere is an objective component things we see goes to a polish church polish dances polish hallsThere is a subjective component You see yourselves as being part of that group A polish family adopt someone from another country They would be considered part of the polish group even though they are not part of the polish ethnic backgroundThere is over lapCanadian is an overarching identity not an ethnic identitylike the soviet union its an overarching identity but people also have ethnic identityPrimordialEthnicity is natural and have always existedIts like a big large famliy sharing a common bloodlineprocess of tribe to ethnic group to nation in a natural processContructivistThe process is not entirely naturalthere is some circumstances that mus tbe theirInstrumentalistEthnicity becomes a tool that is often used and manipulated by leaders to achieve their goalsEthical entrepreneurs Are people who want to use Ethnicity for their own endsCharismatic leaders are like thisthese leaders can often make small grievances and make is something must more significantNewfie nationalism examplehas a somewhat distinct identityhas a distinct history became a province in 1949unique food seal food shreechunique folklore
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