ERIC Number: EJ1130717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Race, Racialization and Indigeneity in Canadian Universities
Henry, Frances; Dua, Enakshi; Kobayashi, Audrey; James, Carl; Li, Peter; Ramos, Howard; Smith, Malinda S.
Race, Ethnicity and Education, v20 n3 p300-314 2017
This article is based on data from a four-year national study of racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian universities. Its main conclusion is that whether one examines representation in terms of numbers of racialized and Indigenous faculty members and their positioning within the system, their earned income as compared to white faculty, their daily life experiences within the university as workplace, or interactions with colleagues and students, the results are more or less the same. Racialized and Indigenous faculty and the disciplines or areas of their expertise are, on the whole, low in numbers and even lower in terms of power, prestige, and influence within the University.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Teachers, Racial Discrimination, Teacher Salaries, Whites, Neoliberalism, Mixed Methods Research, Census Figures, Surveys, Interviews, Documentation, Racial Factors, Disproportionate Representation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada