A Kit for Fighting Hate: Choose Dignity

Auteur Westcoast Coalition for Human Dignity
Titre A Kit for Fighting Hate: Choose Dignity
Année 1998
ISBN ISSN 604-681-9050
Maisons d'édition Westcoast Coalition for Human Dignity
Publisher URL URL
Place of Publication Vancouver
Publication Type Kit
Location CRRF
Pages 48
Sujet Hate Activity, Discrimination, Combating Racism, Anti-Semitism, Colonialism, Immigration
CRRF Identifier RA-CR-PE-Ki-3081
Last modified 12/07/12
English Abstract

The primary purpose of this kit is to address the main instances of hate which have occurred in Canada's history. The kit is divided into three main sections, the first presenting a historical overview of hate in Canada, the second presenting an account of the activities of organized hate groups, currently and historically, and the third focusing on how to respond to hate. In the course of this study, the kit presents a detailed history of hate perpetrated against specific groups in Canada, provides the reader with methods of identifying hate crime and hate organizations, and suggests methods of fighting hate activity, including an analysis of the effectiveness of the law in fighting hate. The kit concludes with a list of organizations and resources to consult on the topic of hate and hate activity, and also includes a glossary and depiction of various signs and symbols of hate. This kit is a call to arms for all citizens to ameliorate the present condition of race relations in Canada by choosing dignity over hate and eliminating beliefs based on prejudices and stereotypes. This kit provides an alternative to the modern day situation of Anti-Semitism, fear, xenophobia, racism, and discrimination by clearly defining the terms and suggesting means of erasing hate from society. The collection debriefs the presence of such negative emotions, crimes, and mentalities while examining their voluminous presence in our past and present.

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Discrimination means treating groups of people differently, in a negative way, because of their group identity. Discrimination can be based upon sex, race, ancestry, language, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, age, a physical or mental disability, family status or past criminal conviction. Racism shaped the treatment of Aboriginal peoples and prospective immigrants to Canada. It also created first and second class citizens among people born in Canada. Throughout Canadian history, people of color have faced periods of tremendous hostility from fellow Canadians and Canadian governments, resulting in denial of basic democratic and human rights.

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