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It also joins several new projects financed by the Canadian Historical Recognition Program to acknowledge 62 years of institutionalized racism and to showcase the humanity and contributions of those affected, silenced, and excluded.
The remainder of the book is organized into two parts on racism and anti-racism.
In all manifestations of racism from the mildest to the most severe, what is being denied is the possibility that the racializers and the racialized can coexist in the same society, except perhaps on the basis of domination and subordination.
Fredrickson locates the origins of racism in the late Middle Ages and early-modern period, putting himself into a kind of centrist position--twice.
Fredrickson frequently directs our attention to a depressing paradox: "The scientific thought of the Enlightenment was a precondition for the growth of a modern racism based on physical typology.
In cases where racism was coded into law, military defeat often played a decisive part.
The present paper addresses the conceptual and theoretical problems of contemporary racism and especially the concept of "cultural racism".
The following section gives an outline of the significant issues relating to contemporary racism, focusing especially on the conceptualization of the cultural (neo) racism and on the main features of racialist thinking processes, such as essentialization, reductionism and absolutization.
Firstly, the conceptual framework of the issue of racism is outlined by discussing some common definitions of "racism" and its delineation from other concepts such as "ethnocentrism" and "xenophobia".
The purpose then of this study is threefold: to understand how adolescent refugees conceptualize racism; to describe the nature of racism as experienced by those living in a predominantly white city; and to examine their coping responses to racist incidents.
This research was partly driven by a desire to better understand the nature of racism as experienced by adolescent refugees living in a small urban centre (defined in this study as having a CMA population of less than 200,000) as well as to contribute, in a small way, to the literature on racism.
Given the similarities between New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador, and the desire to research racism in a smaller centre, it was thought that replicating the methodological approach of Cynthia Baker's New Brunswick study would be both useful and practical.