Cultural Diversity in Canada: The Social Construction of Racial Difference


Peter S. Li is a professor of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan and  Chair of the Economic Domain at the Prairie Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration. He has served as associate editor of the Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology and is currently the associate editor of Journal of Comparative Family Studies. He has also served as consultant to several federal departments with regards to policies of immigration, multiculturalism and race relations.

Among his books are:

  • Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada (Oxford, 1999),
  • The Chinese in Canada (Oxford, 1988, 1998),
  • The Making of Post-War Canada (Oxford, 1996),
  • Racial Oppression in Canada (Garamond, 1988), and
  • Ethnic Inequality in a Class Society (Thompson, 1988).
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