Who Do We Think We Are?
Canada’s Reasonable (and Less Reasonable) Accommodation Debates
162 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in
- Published: January 2009
Who do we think we are? is a readable and entertaining short course for ordinary citizens, non-experts who want to participate in the national conversations about the challenges and opportunities generated by the arrival in Canada of so many newcomers.
The characters in these twelve contrived discussions discover a uniquely Canadian modus vivendi that keeps us negotiating and accommodating rather than deciding and excluding. They propose an updating of the model in order to keep the file on the identity question open and active and to ensure continued debate about who we think we are.
Can we hold it all together while they talk about it?