LABR 1260 - L6 - Racism & Migration.pdf - LABR 1260 WORKING FOR A LIVING Racism Migration Notice \u00a9 2020 Christopher Rigaux all rights reserved

LABR 1260 - L6 - Racism & Migration.pdf - LABR 1260 WORKING...

This preview shows page 1 - 10 out of 43 pages.

LABR 1260: WORKING FOR A LIVING FEBRUARY 10, 2020 Racism & Migration
Image of page 1
Notice © 2020 Christopher Rigaux, all rights reserved. Students of LABR1260 are granted a limited license to copy and retain this document for study purposes. It may not be redistributed. Produced with union labour. LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 2
Image of page 2
Today’s 3 Questions5How does racism play out differently than other forms of discrimination?How is the employment relationship different for migrant workers?Who benefits from the different treatment of racialized workers and migrant workers? LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration
Image of page 3
Framing Racism Racism a pervasive history in Canada LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 6
Image of page 4
Framing Racism Prejudice preconceived (generally negative) ideas about someone based a characteristic, like gender, ‘race’, age, sexuality, etc. Racism the unequal treatment of a person or group based on prejudicial ideas rooted in a social power dynamic LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 7
Image of page 5
Framing Racism Race Category assigned to a group of people who share some distinctive physical characteristics Racialized - Describes a person or group who have a racial stereotype assigned to them LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 8
Image of page 6
Framing Racism Racialized Canadians 22% of Canadians in 2016; up from 16% in 2006 Higher unemployment rate More income inequality overlaps with gender LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 9 Block, Galabuzi, Tranjan. (2019). Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality . Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Retrieved from
Image of page 7
Framing Racism Racism essentially ‘invented’ in colonial era largely to justify abuses Race Science pseudo- science intended to ‘scientifically’ assign people to racial categories LABR 1260 - Racism & Migration 10 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach - Treatise on "De generis humani varietate nativa," unnumbered page at the end of the book titled "Tab II“. Retrieved from .
Image of page 8
Framing Racism What does actual science say about ‘race’:
Image of page 9
Image of page 10

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture