The African Diaspora in the U.S. and Canada at the Dawn of by John W. Frazier, Joe T. Darden, Norah Fox Henry (Editors)

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It is also perceived as an “indicator of social status and a source of personal autonomy” (Agnew 1981, p. 75). There is a growing awareness among Canadian scholars of the cultural importance some immigrant groups attach to homeownership, which represents an important economic factor in the real estate markets of Canada’s major cities and its suburbs. The evidence suggests that, over time, some immigrant groups achieve rates of homeownership equal to or exceeding those of the non-immigrant population (Murdie and Teixeira 2003; Haan 2005).

24 Joe T. Darden and Carlos Teixeira They also encounter unequal treatment, such as non-recognition of credentials obtained in their country of origin, and the requirement of Canadian experience as the pre-condition for skilled jobs (Opoku-Dapaah 2006). The unemployment rate of people of African descent varies, however, by ethnic origin. Statistics Canada (2002) defines ethnic origin as the ethnic or cultural group(s) to which an individual’s ancestors belonged. Ethnic origin is not tied to language, citizenship, or nationality.

4. 7. In other words, the income inequality gap between all Black and all White Canadian households was no different than the inequality gap between the Canadian-born Black and White households. However, the income inequality gap between Black and White immigrant households was much smaller than the gap for all Black and all White Canadian households. 5 percentage points. 4 percent, a difference of 11 percentage points. 3. 9 percentage points. 7, which was nearly identical to the Index of Dissimilarity between the Black and White Canadian-born households of the Vancouver CMA.

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