Bissoondath's most controversial and best-selling book is selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada (1994, rev 2002) in this nonfiction work, bissoondath criticizes the 1971 multiculturalism act for emphasizing differences rather than similarities amongst the country's various ethnic groups. Selling illusions by neil bissoondath, 2002, penguin edition, in english - rev and updated. Selling diversity : immigration, multiculturalism, employment equity, and globalization / by: abu-laban, yasmeen, 1966- published: (2002) handbook of multicultural measures [electronic resource] /.
Selling illusions is neil bissoondath's personal exploration of a politically motivated public policy with profound private ramifications -- a policy flawed from its . About neil bissoondath neil bissoondath was born in trinidad, and lives in quebec he is the author of several award-winning works of fiction, including a casual brutality, digging up the mountains, the innocence of age, and in non-fiction, selling illusions. Neil devindra bissoondath (born april 19, 1955, in arima, trinidad and tobago) is a trinidadian-canadian author who lives in quebec city, quebec, canadahe is a noted writer of fiction.
Buy the paperback book selling illusions revised edition by neil bissoondath at indigoca, canada's largest bookstore + get free shipping on history books over $25. With these things in mind, i turn to the item under review, neil bissoondath's selling illusions the author of numerous short stories and novels, mr bissoondath has recently turned his acute intelligence to the analysis of multiculturalism as both practice and policy in canada. Neil bissoondath is a writer of four fictional books plus selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada he is currently working on a new book to be released later this year this article is from the september 1998 issue of new internationalist .
Selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada 1994 see also neil bissoondath biography at nalis nicholas dinka, neil bissoondath . As the subtitle of neil bissoondath's book says, multiculturalism is a cult in canada, not a typical cult in which a small group of very devoted supporters worship something or someone, but a cult officially endorsed by the elites across the nation, seemingly accepted by the majority, inscribed in . I was looking forward to reading neil bissoondath's selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in based on key parts of my identity, i often feel as if sjws perceive me to be endowed with privilege and thus i must continually give up this (non-existent) privilege in order to become amenable to a progressive and tolerant society. Selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada by neil bissoondath with a personal 20% discount grab the best paper extract of sample the problem of racism.
Selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada is a non-fiction book by canadian author neil bissoondath , first published in 1994 the book puts forward an assessment of canada's multiculturalism act (1988) and how the bi-cultural nature of the country is to be willfully refashioned into a multicultural mosaic. Abebookscom: selling illusions revised edition: the cult of multi culturalism in canada (9780141006765) by neil bissoondath and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Find great deals for selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada by neil bissoondath (1994, book) shop with confidence on ebay. Selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada is a non-fiction book by canadian author neil bissoondath, first published in 1994the book puts forward an assessment of canada's multiculturalism act (1988) and how the bi-cultural nature of the country is to be willfully refashioned into a multicultural mosaic.
Neil bissoondath 1955– (full name neil devindra bissoondath) trinidadian-born canadian novelist, short story and nonfiction writer the controversial thesis of selling illusions generated . Author born in trinidad, neil bissoondath has lived in canada for more than thirty years he is the author of six works of fiction and a controversial work of nonfiction entitled selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada. Selling illusions by neil bissoondath tactile illusions are found when the perception of a quality of an object through the sense of touch does not seem to be in .
Selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism in canada by neil bissoondath (1994-06-15): neil bissoondath: books - amazonca. Bissoondath came to prominence in 1985 with the publication of digging up the mountains, a book of short stories, and a a casual brutality, a novel set in the caribbean, published in 1988 his 1994 polemic, selling illusions: the cult of multiculturalism , stirred controversy when it questioned conventional canadian thinking on the subject. Neil bissoondath describes selling illusions as his personal attempt to grapple with the policy of multiculturalism in canada the personal nature of this text is palpable the personal nature .