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Racial Profiling in Canada

by Carol Tator

  • 337 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Causes & prevention of crime,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social Science,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Sociology,
  • Canada,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Sociology - Urban

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7874025M
    ISBN 100802086667
    ISBN 109780802086662

      Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Professors Lorne Foster and Les Jacobs are the co-editors of a new book, Racial Profiling And Human Rights In Canada: The New Legal Landscape (Irwin Law, ). Well-recognized as among the country’s leading scholars on racial profiling, Foster and Jacobs have conducted several large, empirical projects on racial .   The debate over racial profiling never leaves the news, but many people lack a clear understanding of what it is, let alone its purported pros and cons. In a nutshell, racial profiling factors into how authorities identify individuals suspected of various crimes, including terrorism, illegal immigration or drug trafficking.

    Michael L. Birzer was recently interviewed on public radio about his book, Racial Profiling: They Stopped Me Because I'm ! Excerpt. Recently, in Atlanta, Georgia, Tyler, a year-old African American male was driving to the airport. As he eased his vehicle toward an intersection, he suddenly made a left turn from a far right lane. Chapter 3, by contributing author Charles Smith, provides a comparison of experiences of racial profiling and policing in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Chapter 7, by Maureen Brown, through a series of interviews, presents stories that demonstrate the realities of racial profiling in the everyday experiences of Afro.

    The Ontario Human Rights Commission has launched a “public interest inquiry” into racial profiling and racial discrimination at the Toronto Police Service, the OHRC announced Thursday. "Racial Profiling" refers to the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual's race, ethnicity, religion or national origin. Criminal profiling, generally, as practiced by police, is the reliance on a group of characteristics they believe to be associated with crime.


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Racial Profiling in Canada by Carol Tator Download PDF EPUB FB2

This fascinating, ambitious, and highly readable book provides a detailed analysis of racial profiling in Canada. The authors expertly blend complex theoretical ideas about racial profiling, racism, racial ideology, and power differentials with interesting accounts of how racial profiling unfolds in everyday life, in police actions, police discourses, media descriptions, and Author: Frances Henry, Carol Tator.

This book on racial profiling begins with a story. ‘Peter Owusu-Ansah’s Nightmare’ by Carol Goar appeared in theToronto Staron 15 August Peter’s story is repeated daily on the streets of Toronto and in towns and cities across Canada. This fascinating, ambitious, and highly readable book provides a detailed analysis of racial profiling in Canada.

The authors expertly blend complex theoretical ideas about racial profiling, racism, racial ideology, and power differentials with interesting accounts of how racial profiling unfolds in everyday life, in police actions, police discourses, media descriptions, and other Format: Hardcover.

The Commission has consistently stated that the purpose of its racial profiling inquiry is not to prove or disprove the existence of racial profiling. It is the Commission’s view that previous inquiries have considered this and have found that it does occur.

Moreover, as discussed above, racial profiling is a form of racial stereotyping. According to the police's most recent annual report, 92 per cent of its officers are white. Black History Month: former police officer in Montreal speaks out on racial profiling.

Calvin Lawrence. Racial Profiling: Everyday Inequality, was written by Alison Behnke and published by Twenty-First Century Books in From reading this novel, I learned the many different ways that racial profiling occurs in the criminal justice system and how unfair the criminal justice system acts towards people of color.4/5.

Racial profiling harms individual Canadians and distorts the functioning of our democracy. By adopting this position paper, the BCCLA commits to a multi-faceted strategy to denounce and help eliminate racial profiling in Canada.

This effort will, over time, include: developing education and outreach efforts that demonstrate why racial profiling. The fact that racial profiling may occur on a subconscious level has been recognized, for example by the Ontario Court of Appeal in R.

Brown (), 64 O.R. (3d) at “ The attitude underlying racial profiling is one that may be consciously or unconsciously held. That is, the police officer need not be an overt racist. In the United States, racial profiling was used in the s during a clampdown on the illegal drugs trade in police stop-and-searches, provoking national debate.

The issue was referred to as "driving while black," or "driving while brown." The police targeted a larger number of street arrests and established racial-based practices.

The populace and the constabulary brushs are challenged and nerve-racking events. As a multicultural state, Canada protects its nucleus values such as the freedom from favoritism and arbitrary. However, activities like the probe by the law-enforcement functionaries may do people vulnerable taking to allegation of racial profiling (Sean & A.

Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Professors Lorne Foster and Les Jacobs are the co-editors of a new book, Racial Profiling And Human Rights In Canada: The New Legal Landscape (Irwin Law, ).

Well-recognized as among the country’s leading scholars on racial profiling, Foster and Jacobs have conducted several large, empirical projects on racial bias in.

Racial Bias and racial profiling are prevalent towards racial minorities for a variety of embedded reasons. Tator and Henry () in their book called Racial Profiling in Canada: Challenging the Myth of "a Few Bad Apples have critically analyzed a. In recent years, racial profiling has drawn the attention of state and federal governments.

In this book, racial profiling is defined as the practice of targeting individuals for police or security interdiction, detention, or other disparate treatment based primarily on their race, ethnicity, or national origin in the belief that certain minority groups are more likely to engage in unlawful.

Alleged case of racial profiling raises concern about culture of impunity within Montreal police Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, written by Robyn. Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada The New Legal Landscape (Book): "The book's primary theme is the notion of transformation.

Part One examines racial profiling through an "equality as transformation" lens, which provides an instructive background for the development of public policy and public law. Part Two explores different manifestations of racial profiling.

Contents Books About: In recent years, racial profiling has drawn the attention of state and federal governments. In this book, racial profiling is defined as the practice of targeting individuals for police or security interdiction, detention, or other disparate treatment based primarily on their race, ethnicity, or national origin in the belief that certain minority groups are more likely to.

Racial Profiling Bythe Toronto Star began publication of a series of articles on the topic of race and crime. In “ Singled Out ”, the Star’s analysis of arrest data from the Toronto Police Services revealed that Black Canadians were highly over-represented in certain offence categories, including drug possession and trafficking.

Racial profiling at school, the corner store or in our neighbourhoods has serious psychological effects and stunts the potential of racialized and Indigenous kids. But I used to feel like society was slowly moving toward enlightenment and equality, and that already we’d made a.

“It becomes more and more difficult to avoid the idea of black men as subjects of not just racial profiling but of an insidious form of racial obliteration sanctioned by silence.” ― Aberjhani, Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

Racial profiling / Reem Bahdi [et al.]. Based on papers originally presented at the conference, Racial Profiling: National Security in a Multicultural Era held at Vancouver, B.C. on Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1. Racial profiling in law enforcement--Canada. Racism-- Canada.

Minori. Although the concept of racial profiling is not new, politicians, police chiefs, lawyers, judges, human rights groups, and citizens in Canada have all had something to say about it quite recently, primarily because there have been several criminal cases that have brought the issue to our attention.Read - Racial Profiling in Canada: Challenging the Myth of 'A Few Bad Apples': Frances Henry, Carol Tator - desLibris.Racial profiling is the act of suspecting or targeting a person of a certain race on the basis of observed or assumed characteristics or behavior of a racial or ethnic group, rather than on individual suspicion.

Racial profiling, however, is not limited only to an individual's race, but can also be based on the individual's ethnicity, religion, or national origin.