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Race and Ethnicity

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Race and Ethnicity (cont.) Ethnic and Racial Stratification in Canada Institutional completeness all about ethnic segregation or ethnic residential includes Toronto Sociologists ask are the societies self-sufficient Restaurants, theaters, schools, clothing and grocery stores, lawyers, doctors Ethnically homogenous largely the same Segregation can be voluntary or involuntary Involuntary the state (South America) will have housing segregation Informal if an ethnic minority moves into a neighborhood, and the people that live there already start putting unwelcoming signs (Persians) Involuntary o Law (institutional) o Ethnic neighborhood and a community can have this character and so can a nation Europeans have started to allow immigration to the societies that are single-ethnic nations Uk is also multiethnic by history and invasion How do Canadians feel about race and ethnicity? o Uncomfortable with the terms because they think it carries achievement In 1970s - Ethnicity was based on hierarchy in Canada because prestige and power was distributed on the basis of race Canada as it exists today (multicultural) is different from how it was before (based on race) o Eastern Europeans Americans started to settle in Alberta, Alberta has this kind of American flavor to it Mosaic porter founds of modern sociology
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