Chapter 10 - Race, Ethnicity, and Workplace Diversity...

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Race, Ethnicity, and Workplace Diversity Chapter 10
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Race Race refers to a political process rather than a biological fact Involves the categorization of people into subspecies of humanity based on a combination of a person’s skin colour and ethnic origins
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Systemic Discrimination Practices “or attitudes that have, whether by design or impact, the effect of limiting an individual’s or a group’s right to the opportunities generally available because of attributed rather than actual characteristics …” (Abella Commission Report)
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Assimilationism First popularized in the United States Emphasizes the desirability and the inevitability of overseas immigrants relinquishing their own culture in favour of that of the host country (i.e., America)
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Discrimination The process whereby some individuals are deprived of equal access to rights and opportunities generally available to others
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Ethnic Mosaic The pattern of social relations in a society whereby different ethnic groups maintain their distinctive ethnic identities and their separate cultural heritages
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course MGMT 2202 taught by Professor Roda during the Spring '11 term at Dalhousie.

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Chapter 10 - Race, Ethnicity, and Workplace Diversity...

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