Across Cultures

How do we reach out?

About this theme

This theme concerns intercultural communication—conversations, public addresses, interaction on the street, music.


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Banting, Keith, Thomas J. Courchene and F. Leslie Seidle, eds. Belonging?: Diversity, Recognition and Shared Citizenship in Canada. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 2007 [Table of contents and one chapter available online] (accessed June 13, 2007).

Chui, Tina, Kelly Tran and John Flanders. “Chinese Canadians: Enriching the Cultural Mosaic.” Canadian Social Trends no 76 (Spring 2005): 24-32 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Fleras, Augie and Jean Leonard Elliott. Unequal Relations: An Introduction to Race, Ethnic, and Aborginal Dynamics in Canada. 5th ed. Toronto: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.

Ghosh, Ratna and Ali A. Abdi. Education and the Politics of Difference: Canadian Perspectives. Toronto : Canadian Scholar's Press, 2004 [available online via NetLibrary].

Jedwab, Jack. Shared Canadian Values: Issues and Symbols. Montreal: Association for Canadian Studies, 2007 (accessed June 11, 2007).

Lopes, Sandra and Yves Poisson, eds. Integrating Immigrants: Building Partnerships That Work, March 19-20, 2006. Ottawa: Public Policy Forum, 2006 (accessed June 11, 2007).

Milan, Anne and Kelly Tran. “Blacks in Canada: A Long History.” Canadian Social Trends, no 72 (Spring 2004): 2-7 (accessed June 13, 2007).

Peck, Carla and Alan Sears. “Uncharted Territory: Mapping Students’ Conceptions of Ethnic Diversity.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 37, no 1 (2005): 101-120 (accessed June 11th, 2007).

Scott, Katherine, Kevin Selbee and Paul Reed. Making Connections: Social and Civic Engagement among Canadian Immigrants . Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development, 2006 (accessed June 13, 2007).

Statistics Canada. Ethnic Diversity Survey: Portrait of a Multicultural Society. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2003 (accessed June 27, 2007).

Teelucksingh, Cheryl, ed. Claiming Space: Racialization in Canadian Cities. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2006.

Thomas, Derrick. “I Am Canadian.” Canadian Social Trends no 76 (Spring 2005): 2-7 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Tran, Kelly, Jennifer Kaddatz and Paul Allard. “South Asians in Canada: Unity through Diversity.” Canadian Social Trends no 78 (Fall 2005): 20-25 (accessed June 6, 2007).