By R. Hasmath
Whilst studying ethnic minorities’ academic attainments in city China and Canada, they outperform or are on par with the non-minority inhabitants. notwithstanding, whilst examining high-wage, education-intensive occupations, this cohort will not be as wide-spread because the non-minority population. What bills for this discrepancy? How a long way does ethnicity impact one's occupational opportunities? What does this tangibly suggest with appreciate to the administration of city ethnic differences? And, what steps will we take to enhance this example? Drawing upon the newest information and certain interviews, this booklet examines the reports of ethnic minorities from education to the task seek, hiring, and advertising techniques.
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The ethnicidentity hypothesis may partially explain this anomaly. Arguably, the Jewish population may have a stronger desire to maximize group norms and values; this can effectively be served living in close proximity of each other. These observations in Toronto raise a plethora of additional questions: Is high residential concentration a primary characteristic of poorer areas in Toronto? Or does a high concentration of an ethnic group lead to neighborhood poverty? 18 Residential concentration may be a reflection of occupational concentration.
Baranovitch (2003: 731) vividly recalls young Uyghurs sold Xinjiang-style, barbecue mutton from food stalls. 13 During the mid-1990s, the popularity of ethnic cuisine soared to such an extent that Xinjiang Village had more than 40 restaurants (See Ma and Xiang 1998). The Uyghur ethnic enclave in Xinjiang Village did not last long. 14 A more sinister explanation is the municipal government demolished the Village due to severe criminal activities such as drug dealing and violence (See Baranovitch 2003).
For example, ethnic minority groups were supported by the government to bring their “cultures” into public activities in events such as Black History week6 (See Canadian Heritage 2006) or Caribana, a festival dedicated to capturing the spirit of the Caribbean peoples living in Toronto. By the late 1970s, the increasing number of ethnic groups living in close proximity to each other fostered policy responses to strengthen inter-group relations in the city. In the background, there was a growing concern that discriminatory attitudes based on negative attitudes by the dominant population toward ethnic minority groups were restricting inclusion and integration.
A Comparative Study of Minority Development in China and Canada by R. Hasmath