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By Alwyn D. Gilkes

Gilkes unearths that, no longer unusually, race-related components are the most important dangers for immigrants to either Canada and the U.S. from the West Indies. contributors felt restricted via race, and ethnicity, from totally integrating into society. sarcastically, this is often extra frustrating in Canada, the place multiculturalism is promoted as an relief to integration. In Canada immigrants see multiculturalism as contributing to separatism, cultural intolerance, and marginalization. Gilkes additionally demanding situations the accredited knowledge that marginalization and separation - any strategy except acculturation - lead to elevated acculturative rigidity. as an alternative the integrative technique hardly progresses past the ethnic team or neighborhood point. in truth, Gilkes most crucial discovering is the energy of social aid present within the groups. The examine lends help to the idea that the good fortune of immigrant acculturation rests within the strengths the immigrants carry to the host kingdom.

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