feb 18contdPost War Changes Part 1

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Post War Changes Part 1: Canada’s entry into the age of rights 4. The state of the rights community in 1945 No national liberties organizations yet Welfare state a new development No organizing principle(bill of rights) o No protocol or rules to follow Internecine political struggles o Federal vs. provincial o Who holds power o Lack of resources Human rights and ambiguous concept in 1945 o Deportation of Japanese decent to Japan o Human Rights cases studies The committee for the repeal of the Chinese immigration act(CRCIA) Prominent Canadians both Chinese and non Chinese- the usual
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Unformatted text preview: suspects Leadership positions was shared between Anglo Canadians and Chinese Canadians o Meaning of all this International and domestic practice Incremental and reluctant nature of human rights legislation in post ww2 canada Role of private interest groups Politically sophisticated organizations Help from the attentetive public Usefulness of coalition building establishment Success via the usual suspects The power of respectability...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2009 for the course HISTORY 2203 taught by Professor None during the Spring '07 term at UWO.

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