Immigration and the legalization of racism

Cover of: Immigration and the legalization of racism | Lisa Marie Jakubowski

Published by Fernwood Pub. in Halifax, N.S .

Written in English

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  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Emigration and immigration law -- Canada.,
  • Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-103).

Book details

StatementLisa Marie Jakubowski.
LC ClassificationsKE4454 .J35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL770692M
ISBN 101895686741
LC Control Number97170003

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