The Invisible Empire: Racism in Canada by Margaret Cannon (1995)

The Invisible Empire: Racism in Canada by Margaret Cannon looks at the racism in Canada in everyday life under the concept of Canada as being a “tolerant” nation consisting of unified communities. Canada is often regarded as a country in which everyone one is accepted and where cultural differences are celebrated and even encouraged, where as in reality racism affects many Canadians in everyday situations. In the Invisible Empire the author looks at all aspects of racism and its effects on an individual basis as well as at community levels in order to understand the survival of racism in Canadian society.  According Indigo review the author focuses examination of racism “in Canadian society on institutions in which it plays a subtle part: the arts, education, multiculturalism and immigration.”  To access the book visit http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/Invisible-Empire-Racism-in-Canada-Margaret-Cannon/9780394221496-item.html?cookieCheck=1 or http://www.crr.ca/en/component/flexicontent/items/item/20678-the-invisible-empire-racism-in-canada

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