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Community versus Commodity in Francophone Canada: A Multilevel Approach to the Neoliberalization of Immigration

Written by Alexandre Comeau :: [Thursday, 14 May 2020 15:16] Last updated by Alexandre Comeau :: [Thursday, 14 May 2020 15:34]
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Year: 2020 Authors and Collaborators
  • ; Wyn Edwards, Catrin
  • Volume and number: , 53 Journal: , Canadian Journal of Political Science Collection: , 1 Pages : , 39-60 Abstract Since the 1990s, Canada's francophone minority communities (FMCs) have become increasingly involved in francophone immigration governance, and this trend has coincided with the wider neoliberalization of immigration in Canada. This article analyzes the implications of the growing influence of a neoliberal immigration policy and the narrative of an ideal immigrant on Canada's FMCs by focussing on the francophone Acadian community in New Brunswick, Canada's only constitutionally bilingual province. Making use of three types of sources—semistructured interviews, debates in the Legislative[...]