Reading List

Here is a list of some useful sources. Chapters from some of these works would be suitable for a short critical review. Please discuss your interests with the instructor.

Abu-Laban, Yasmeen and Christina Gabriel. Selling Diversity: Immigration, Multiculturalism, Employment Equity, and Globalization. Toronto: Broadview Press, 2002.

Bannerji, Himani. The Dark Side of the Nation: Essays on Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Gender. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2000.

Bissoondath, Neil. Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism. Markham: Penguin Books, 1994.

Cameron, Elspeth, ed. Multiculturalism and Immigration n Canada: An Introductory Reader. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2004.

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Canadian Heritage-Patrimoine canadien (2004). “Canadian Diversity: Respecting Our Differences.” <>

Coleman, Daniel. White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada. Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 2006.

Cook, Ramsay. Watching Quebec: Selected Essays. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s U.P., 2005.

Day, Richard J.F. Multiculturalism and the History of Canadian Diversity. Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 2002.

Dickason, Olive P. Canada’s First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from the Earliest Times. 4th Ed. Oxford: Oxford U Press,  2009.

Fleras, Augie. Racisms in a Multicultural Canada: Paradoxes, Politics, and Resistance. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier U.P., 2014.

Francis, Daniel. The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 1992.

—. National Dreams: Myth, Memory and Canadian History. Vancouver: Arsenal Press, 1997.

Gittings, Christopher E. Canadian National Cinema: Ideology, Difference and Representation. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Gwyn, Richard. Nationalism without Walls: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Canadian. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1996.

Hewitt, Roger. White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism. Cambridge: Cambridge U-P, 2005.

Hutcheon, Linda and Marion Richmond, eds. Other Solitudes: Canadian Multicultural Fictions. Toronto: Oxford U-P, 1990.

Igartua, José E. The Other Quiet Revolution: National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006.

James, Carl E., ed. Possibilities and Limitations: Multicultural Programs in Canada. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2005.

Kalant, Amelia. National Identity and the Conflict at Oka. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Kelley, Ninette and Michael Trebilcock. The Making of the Mosaic: A History of Canadian Immigration Policy. Toronto: Oxford U-P, 1998.

Kennerman, Gerald. Multicultural Nationalism: Civilizing Difference, Constituting Community. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005.

Kymlicka, Will. Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights. Oxford: Oxford U.P., 1995.

—. Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship. Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2001.

Miki Roy. Justice in Our Time: The Japanese Canadian Redress Settlement. Vancouver: Talon Books, 1991.

—. Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2005.

Modood, Tariq. Multiculturalism: A Civic Idea. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007.

Pal, Leslie A. Interests of State: The Politics of Language, Multiculturalism, and Feminism in Canada. Montreal: McGill-Queens U. P., 1993.

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Reed, Kevin. Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Resnick, Philip. Thinking English Canada. Toronto: Stoddart, 1994.

Ryan, Phil. Multicultiphobia. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Singelis, Theodore M. Teaching About Culture, Ethnicity, & Diversity: Exercises and Planned Activities. New York: Sage Publications, 1997.

Taylor, Charles et. al. Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition. Princeton: Princeton U. P., 1994.

—. Reconciling the Solitudes: Essays on Federalism and Nationalism. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s U.P., 1993.

Wallis, Maria and Augie Fleras. The Politics of Race in Canada. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009.


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