Immigrant Human Capital: Race and Racialization


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Immigrant Human Capital: Race and Racialization
Introduction to the Issue
Immigrants are often resigned to lower-paying jobs, and face serious challenges in beginning their working life in Canada (Cranford et al., 2006; Galabuzi, 2006; Reitz, 2006; Vosko, 2002). According to research while some visible minorities are able to bypass some of the embedded social challenges they face by becoming their own boss and creating a business, this is not possible for all immigrants (Minns and Rizov, 2005). Social challenges that are linked to being a visible or linguistic minority limit career options can also begin from childhood in that disproportionate numbers of students from immigrant ethnic groups are designated within special education and...
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