Double standard : the secret history of Canadian immigration
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Double standard : the secret history of Canadian immigration

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Double standard : the secret history of Canadian immigration
Call No: 325.71 W57d

Call Number325.71 W57d
Dates[1987]; ©1987
Statement of ResponsibilityReg Whitaker.
Creators & ContributorsWhitaker, Reginald (author)
Summary"Double Standard is the history of Canada's immigration policies from the time of the Second World War, through the troubled years of the Cold War, and into the present—from our notorious treatment of refugees from Hitler's Germany, through our own McCarthy-like 'witch hunt' for undesirable immigrants, right up to the startling revelations made by the Deschênes commission." —Book jacket
ContentsIntroduction. "A Line Must Be Drawn Somewhere"
  1. The Cold War and the Origins of Immigration Security
  2. A Secret Policy, Secretly Administered
  3. Canadian Roulette: The Unequal Incidence of Security Screening
  4. Refugees from Communism: "The Greatest Threat"
  5. His Majesty's Late Enemies
  6. Importing Old World Enmities: Wartime Collaborators
  7. American Controls, Canadian Echoes: The Politics of Travel
  8. Making and Unmaking Canadians: The Politics of Citizenship
  9. The End of the Cold War Consensus
  10. Terrorists, Scholars, and Refugees
  11. The Second Cold War: Old Wine in New Bottles
Afterword. In the Name of National Security
Physical Description viii, 348 pages ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherToronto : Lester & Orpen Dennys
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 309–340) and index
RecognitionGifted by Ronnie Tessler