Is Multiculturalism a Technique of Domination in Canada?


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Is Multiculturalism a Technique of Domination in Canada?
If so, what changes can be made?
The idea that multiculturalism is a technique of domination is an idea that catches many people by surprise: we are often told, at least in Canada, that multiculturalism gives valence and meaning to all cultures and makes us all equal, regardless of where we may be from. Nonetheless, a legitimate argument can be made that multiculturalism fetishizes the immigrant in such a way that the immigration is seen as a strange exotic – a strange exotic now given special privileges by virtue of the good grace of the host nation and its dominant elite. However, had multiculturalism never been embraced, the alternative would have been one featuring minority...
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