POL101Y1 Lecture Notes - Will Kymlicka

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Political Science November 15
th
, 2010.
Immigration, Citizenship, and Multiculturalism
Reading: Aristotle Zolberg, “International Migration in Political Perspective, pp. 15-51
Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka,Canadian Multiculturalism: Global Activities and
Local Debates, pp. 43-72
Immigration is a political process
What drives international migration:
Inequality – people tend to live where they were bor n/raised and the action to
move across the border can be driven by intense material inequality
Pushed factors – material inequality
Pull factors – relatively higher wages, higher standards of living, better futures for
children
No international righ t to entry
Sovereign nation states can determine whether you enter or not – core of
immigration policy
Immigration policy – determining how one enters, whether or not they can enter,
how to establish legal immigration, etc
All immigrants are potential workers , even refugees
Employers like immigrants
All immigrants are cultural presence
Multiculturalism
A social fact – Canada IS multicultural, in terms of linguistic, religious, cultural
diversity
A normative position about how society should be ordered
A public policy by which the state recognizes
Criticisms of Multiculturalism Policy
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Reading: aristotle zolberg, international migration in political perspective, pp. Keith banting and will kymlicka, canadian multiculturalism: global activities and. Immigration policy determining how one enters, whether or not they can enter, how to establish legal immigration, etc: all immigrants are potential workers, even refugees, employers like immigrants, all immigrants are cultural presence. Multiculturalism: a social fact canada is multicultural, in terms of linguistic, religious, cultural diversity, a normative position about how society should be ordered, a public policy by which the state recognizes.

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