HISC45H3 Lecture Notes - Cultural Pluralism, Siter, Settlement Movement

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Published on 14 Apr 2013
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UTSC
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History
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HISC45H3
Chapter 3: Defining the Agenda:
Both new canadians and candian professions “gatekeepers” had expectations as to what life will be like.
Candian gatekeepers included social workers, mental health speaclists citizenship officials.
Guiding newcomers adjustment to the candian way. All had main aim: problem solvers and influence newcomers and their impact.
Shared deire for healthy political body – om phusyical and emotional as well as moral and sexul terms.
Reform campigns were to “uplift” and “contain”. Target both men and women.
Postwar gatekeeps to normalize conventional ideals of proper gender roles, the family and sexual behavior sought to cultivate good
citizen who would be perform their civic duties.
Paradoox: gatekeeprs envisioned newcomers as thinking people yet were weary of the complacent newcomers.: discoraged politucak
critism.
Democracy and citizenship
Two roots in concept of modern citizenship : liberal individualis and civic republicanism.
Contradictory pulls individual rights and social welfare gurantees, as well as a princle particpatory democracy were in much evidence in
postwar canada.
Reception workers critized assimulation but rather integration. : However not the case: The candian majority had the authority to define
and enforce candian norms to which newcomers were expected to conform.
Unity in diversity” “modest form of cultural pluralism”.
Cultural pluralism : narrowly restricted : individual talents and achievements, and thus od liberal capitalism opprtunities and freedoms and
of cultural forms, such as food, dance, and music, that were considered to be least threatening to the state and its dominant classes.
Cultural pluralism offered practical strategy for “consolidating the nation” - p51.
From which mass migration was seriously altering the makeup of canadian society.
Gatekeepers invited public to help suppressed europenas to adjust to candian life and failure to do so would result in dysfunctional
families, moral decline.
These self-destructive newcomers had to be both guided and contained. “newcomer adrift” - p52.
Though gatekeepers were need of containment as means for their own good but were also geniunely cocerned.
Show sympathy and patience.
Social workers and mental health experts expressed that old candians help new comers to integrated: family and child experts stressed
the positive effects that such warmth can have on them.
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Both new canadians and candian professions gatekeepers had expectations as to what life will be like. Candian gatekeepers included social workers, mental health speaclists citizenship officials. All had main aim: problem solvers and influence newcomers and their impact. Shared deire for healthy political body om phusyical and emotional as well as moral and sexul terms. Postwar gatekeeps to normalize conventional ideals of proper gender roles, the family and sexual behavior sought to cultivate good citizen who would be perform their civic duties. Paradoox: gatekeeprs envisioned newcomers as thinking people yet were weary of the complacent newcomers. Two roots in concept of modern citizenship : liberal individualis and civic republicanism. Contradictory pulls individual rights and social welfare gurantees, as well as a princle particpatory democracy were in much evidence in postwar canada. : however not the case: the candian majority had the authority to define and enforce candian norms to which newcomers were expected to conform.

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