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What is the political economy of immigration?

tool in process of capital accumulation.

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What is the 3 factors in socio economic vulnerability of immigrants

poor pay, more difficult, more dangerous job

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immigration is used by employers as a way to

disorganize the working class

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Permanent Residents

Economic immigrants, refugees or family class immigrants

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The largest category of immigrants to canada

economic

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4 sub categories of the economic immigrant

skilled workers, business class, live in caregivers and provincial nominies

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The point system is used for

skilled workers

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What are provincial nominees

provinces are allowed to develop their own selection criteria for immigrants, not bound by the point system

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One of the single largest categories for temporary foreign workers is under the...

seasonal agricultural workers program

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Three types of illegal immigrants

Entered without official authorization, visa over stayers,failed refugee claimants

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Sharma's Method

Institutional Ethnography

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Targetof sharmas study

the social organization of our knowledge of migrant workers

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Data for sharias study

Canada's 1973 Non Immigrant Employment Authorization Program

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2 findings of sharma

1) Relationship between racist and nationalist ideological state practices and the material organization of canadian labour market 2) Parliamentary Discursive Binary

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How is radicalization embedded but not explicit in sharma's study

freedoms of citizens mean denying freedoms to those that threaten citizenry

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Danger in cultural sociology

disembodies concepts

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What are material as well as ideological

binaries of the citizen and migrant-Other

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John Porter focuses of asking the question of

What is the relationship between class and ethnicity?

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What does Porter suggest fixes "ethnic affiliation blocks social mobility"?

Assimilation

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Category problems in canadian history of inequality

"visible minorities" "radicalized groups" "whites" all mask internal differences

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4 meanings of multiculturalism

1) Demographic reality 2) part of the pluralistic ideology 3) a form of economic 3) political struggle among groups 4) A set of government policies and accompanying programs

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Ethnocentrism

ones own culture is automatically the standard to judge all others

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Cultural Relativism

Accommodate social cleavages to maintain social order

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1971-1980 folkloric multiculturalism

culture as a personal choice, celebrating our differences

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The Multiculturalism Act

1988 multiculturalism elevated to equal position of bilingualism.

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When was the rise of civic MC

1990s

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Currently what kind of MC are we

Integrative MC

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How is MC too effective

ineffective at solving real problems such as racism, class inequity and anglo dominance. Hardening of stereotypes and cultural relativism

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MC tolerates

dangerous cultures and religions

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MC is ineffective

Stasiulis, depoliticized activities that are non threatening to hegemonic ideology

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Interculturallism recognizes

cultural diversity and cultural exchange but discourages ethnic enclaves and promotes linguistic assimilation

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4 fundamental values of quebec

equality in rights, law, french, participation

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The CCAPRCD report recognized

under rep of minorities in public admin jobs, need to support immigrant women, strengthening of economic and social rights