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    Trudeau's Policy Analysis

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    “respect” for multiculturalism, which was added as section 27 of the CCRF. Under this new federally altered section of CCRF, it is important o understand the “right” of multicultural freedoms was not mandated, but that the spirit of the new amendment would bring greater respect to the rule of law that protects racially alienated groups from harm. However, this was a major development since Trudeau’s policy orientated politics of the 1970s, which beginning to take…

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    multicultural individual living in the United States, Multiculturalism is extremely important to me. Multiculturalism is the ability of people from all over the world to come together and relinquish any prejudice or shame that they might have. Multiculturalism gives individuals the ability to take pride in their origins and culture without having to assimilate to be like everyone else. The United States flourishes under the principles of multiculturalism, we are the melting pot of the world and…

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    Mosaic Vs Melting Pot

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    immigration and cultural pluralism. Canada is often referred to as a mosaic due to its rich multiculturalism, while the US is considered a "Melting Pot". Like a mosaic, Canada celebrates and honors various cultural groups while the US wants citizens to "melt" and assimilate into one culture -- the American culture. In Canada, multiculturalism contributes and establishes Canadian identity. Multiculturalism makes the Canadian identity unique as it contributes to the diversity of society,…

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    in today’s society, multiculturalism became the dominant ideology and an important value of Canadians. The effects of assimilation allowed Canada as a country to learn, develop and progress as a nation. Sociology explain the effects of immigration and assimilation of Canada because through the antiracism and functionalism theory, we can have a thorough understanding of how Canada assimilated and marginalized immigrants, the factors that led to the development of multiculturalism and lastly, how…

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    their own countries to gain citizenship in America, and this is why America coined the name the Melting Pot. We are all just a piece of the American puzzle. The Melting Pot helps people feel welcome and wanted in a culture other than their own. Multiculturalism definitely played a part in early America. People who immigrated from other countries to America assimilated to the culture around them. That wasn’t because they were forced to do it, they did it because they were welcomed into America.…

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    However, in 1973 the White Australia Policy was abolished by the Whitlam government, and since then, steps have been made in the direction of Multiculturalism. In 1989 the Hawke government released the “National Agenda for a Multicultural Australia.” (Dr Henry Nicola, 2012) This stated that all people within Australia people had, by law: • “The right to express individual heritage, language and religion;…

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    Overt Racism In Canada

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    Today Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. The Canadian Government and Racism 3. Increasing Diversification of Immigrants and its effects on Racism in Canada 4. The Question of Canada’s Multiculturalism Act 5. Conclusion In the past, Canada was not known for its multiculturalism or seemingly racism-free ideals. Similar to the U.S., the United Kingdom, and several European nations, it held the belief of white supremacy. Examples of overt racism against visible…

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    The purpose of this essay is to discover the effects of globalization and compare two mutually related concepts, (1) the concept of assimilation and the (2) notion of integration in the context of Canada’s policy of multiculturalism. Usually, the terms are associated with the movement of immigrants to a new country, and the social changes that occur as a result of the adjustment processes in the host country. As Favell (2005) writes, the two concepts have their roots in Durkheim’s functionalist…

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    culture. In contrast, Canada is a very fluid culture. Due to the history and the effect of ‘The Multiculturalism Act’, it reflects the Canada’s immigration policy. Although every citizen has to abide the law or practice civic nationalism, the government does not enforce homogeneity in the immigration and is able to accommodate many different cultural expressions. The epitome of Canada’s multiculturalism can be seen in everyday life. Television channels are broadcast in many languages, and there…

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    As we are becoming a more diverse culture it is vital that society as a whole become more educated on cultural competency. In the study of anthropology we have learned more about cultural universal, generalities, and uniqueness’s (Kottak & Kozaitis, 2012). As cultures become more integrated in our society, it becomes increasing important that we embrace our differences. Going forward, we will discuss several different models of cultural diversity. Assimilation refers to the merging of…

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