Claiming Space: Racialization in Canadian Cities by Cheryl Teelucksingh

By Cheryl Teelucksingh

Claiming house: Racialization in Canadian Cities significantly examines some of the ways that Canadian towns stay racialized regardless of target facts of racial range and the dominant ideology of multiculturalism. individuals give some thought to how spatial stipulations in Canadian towns are concurrently a part of, and encouraged through, racial domination and racial resistance.

Reflecting at the ways that race is systematically hidden in the workings of Canadian towns, the publication additionally explores the ways that racialized humans try and declare area. those essays disguise a various diversity of Canadian city areas and numerous racial teams, in addition to the intersection of ethnicity, category, gender, and sexuality. Linking issues comprise matters on the topic of subjectivity and area; the significance of recent area that arises through tough the dominant ideology of multiculturalism; and the connection among diasporic identities and claims to area.

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She continually drew attention to her own lack of comfort. While Aird asserted the ethics of reportorial obligation and the freedom of the press, her own body language, anxious tone, and defensive posture appeared to physically reproduce the moral panic of “flight” from a feared Asian Other. ” Exasperated by the critical attention she received, Aird impatiently confessed to the forum audience, “I am considered a racist now by many, many people for putting [the columns] in the paper—hey, and the point I’m at now I’m thinking, gee, maybe I am, maybe I just don’t know I am.

The fifth section looks at how the Sephardic community, through the establishment of the Kehila Centre, has claimed space within the Toronto Jewish community and the broader Toronto society. This section explores how the Kehila Centre signifies the Sephardic community’s demand for their recognition and inclusion within the Toronto Jewish community. The last section examines how the Kehila Centre symbolizes a specifically Sephardic identity within the Ashkenazi-dominated Toronto Jewish community, and the landscape of multicultural Toronto society.

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