Discrimination et linguicisme au Québec: Enquête sur la diversité ethnique au Canada

Bourhis, Richard Y.; Montreuil, Annie; Helly, Denise; Jantzen, Lorna
January 2007
Canadian Ethnic Studies;2007, Vol. 39 Issue 1/2, p31
Academic Journal
After defining discrimination and linguicism, the first part of the paper provides a brief overview of employment problems experienced by minority groups in Quebec. Part two offers results from a special analysis of the Ethnic Diversity Survey (2003) dealing with experiencing discrimination in Quebec and in the rest of Canada. Results show that in Quebec, anglophones are more likely to report being victims of discrimination than francophones and language/accent is seen as the main cause of discrimination for both francophones and anglophones. In the rest of Canada skin colour is seen as the main cause of discrimination for anglophones, while francophones see language/accent as the main cause of discrimination. Clearly linguicism is seen as the main cause of discrimination in Quebec for both francophones and anglophones, while this is the case only for francophones in the rest of Canada.


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