Identity of Second Generation Canadian Minority Women

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Identity of Second Generation Canadian Minority Women
Introduction
For the better part of a generation much social scientific theory has grappled with matters of race, class, ethnicity and gender. Concepts of oppression, discrimination and opposition are usual in discussions of phenomena that do affect visible minority women. With regard to feminism, the life prospects of a woman are complicated by her membership in an ethnic or racial minority. If born and raised in Canada there can be a transferable assumption that one is, still, a new Canadian, or otherwise not quite part of the mainstream society.
This paper examines recent literature suggesting that this is a prevailing, very common situation when, in fact, it may or may not be much...
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