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The equity myth : racialization and indigeneity at Canadian universities

Author: Frances HenryCarl E JamesPeter S LiAudrey KobayashiMalinda S SmithAll authors
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The university is often regarded as a bastion of liberal democracy where equity and diversity are vigorously promoted. In reality, the university still excludes many people and is a site of racialization that is subtle, complex, and sophisticated. This book, the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members' experiences in Canadian universities, challenges the myth of equity in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Henry, Frances, 1931-
Equity myth.:
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2017] ©2017
(CaOONL)20179017322
(OCoLC)963913483
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Henry; Carl E James; Peter S Li; Audrey Kobayashi; Malinda S Smith; Howard Ramos; Dua Enakshi
ISBN: 9780774834902 0774834900 9780774834919 0774834919 9780774834926 0774834927 9780774834889 0774834889
OCLC Number: 978708917
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : setting the context --
Representational analysis : comparing Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia --
Differences in representation and employment income of racialized university professors in Canada --
Academic production, reward, and perceptions of racialized faculty members --
"Would never be hired these days" : the precarious work situation of racialized and indigenous faculty members --
The everyday world of racialized and indigenous faculty members in Canadian universities --
"You know why you were hired don't you?" Expectations and challenges in university appointments --
Shifting terrains : a picture of the institutionalization of equity in Canadian universities --
Mechanisms to address inequities in Canadian universities : the performativity of ineffectiveness --
Disciplinary silences : race, indigeneity, and gender in the social sciences --
A dirty dozen : unconscious race and gender biases in the academy --
Conclusion : challenging the myth.
Responsibility: Frances Henry, Enakshi Dua, Carl E. James, Audrey Kobayashi, Peter Li, Howard Ramos, Malinda S. Smith.

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Challenging the myth of equity in higher education, this is the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members' experiences in Canadian universities.  Read more...
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[G]roundbreaking new research led by York University Professor Emeritus Frances Henry puts Canadian universities under the microscope. This new inquiry ... shows that racialized and Indigenous Read more...

 
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