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Books by Andrew Griffith
Implementing Diversity and Inclusion: "Because It's 2015..." By Andrew Griffith
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Canada’s 2015 election provided a sharp contrast between the social cohesion focus of the Conservative party and its use of identity politics, and the Liberal party’s emphasis on... More > diversity and inclusion. The overall shift to the Liberals was particularly strong among new Canadian voters, reflecting a mix of the overall shift to the Liberals in this election, perceived anti-immigrant bias and identity politics, and lack of support for Conservative restrictive citizenship and immigration policies. In power, the Liberals implemented their diversity and inclusion commitment through, Cabinet and other appointments. This short book provides data and related analysis with respect to the election results, political representation and other leadership positions. With over 40 charts and tables, Because it’s 2015 … is an invaluable reference for those interested in Canadian politics and diversity.< Less
Multiculturalism In Canada: Evidence and Anecdote By Andrew Griffith
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With over 20 percent of the population foreign-born, and with more than 250 ethnic origins, Canada is one of the world’s most multicultural societies. Canada’s ethnic and religious... More > diversity continues to grow alongside immigration. Yet how well is Canada’s model of multiculturalism and citizenship working, and how well are Canadians, whatever their ethnic or religious origin, doing? Will Canada’s relative success compared to other countries continue, or are there emerging fault lines in Canadian society? Canadian Multiculturalism: Evidence and Anecdote undertakes an extensive review of the available data from Statistics Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada operational statistics, employment equity and other sources to answer these questions and provide an integrated view covering economic outcomes, social indicators, and political and public service participation. Over 200 charts and tables are used to engage readers and substantiate the changing nature of Canadian diversity.< Less
Multiculturalism In Canada: Evidence and Anecdote By Andrew Griffith
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With over 20 percent of the population foreign-born, and with more than 250 ethnic origins, Canada is one of the world’s most multicultural societies. Canada’s ethnic and religious... More > diversity continues to grow alongside immigration. Yet how well is Canada’s model of multiculturalism and citizenship working, and how well are Canadians, whatever their ethnic or religious origin, doing? Will Canada’s relative success compared to other countries continue, or are there emerging fault lines in Canadian society? Canadian Multiculturalism: Evidence and Anecdote undertakes an extensive review of the available data from Statistics Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada operational statistics, employment equity and other sources to answer these questions and provide an integrated view covering economic outcomes, social indicators, and political and public service participation. Over 200 charts and tables are used to engage readers and substantiate the changing nature of Canadian diversity.< Less
Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias: Resetting Citizenship and Multiculturalism By Andrew Griffith
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Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias: Resetting Citizenship and Multiculturalism provides a unique inside view of public policy making during a time of major policy shift towards more meaningful... More > citizenship and integrative multiculturalism. Contrasting ideologies, evidence bases, and risk perceptions between the political and bureaucratic levels needed to be bridged in order to deliver on the ‘fearless advice and loyal implementation’ expected of public servants in Canada. Through a series of case studies, this book examines how this worked in practice while drawing some broader lessons for policy makers, those interested in public policy, citizenship and multiculturalism.< Less
Living with Cancer: A Journey By Andrew Griffith
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In June 2009, Andrew Griffith’s life turned upside down with his diagnosis of mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive and incurable form of lymphoma. Join Andrew through his treatment, recovery,... More > relapse and further treatment over a three year period, as he is faced with numerous physical, emotional and relationship challenges. This book recounts one man’s experience, reactions and reflections on how he comes to terms with his fate, and how he realizes that his disease, while about him, is also about how we all react and support one another during times of need. This is a story of appreciation for the bigger and smaller things in life; of reflection, and on how not to take life for granted. Of interest to those living with cancer, those close to them, or those who wonder "what if", as well as health professionals wishing to gain a better understanding of the patient experience.< Less