Multiracial Families In Canada And Their Struggle Living In A Radicalized Society

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Multiracial Families In Canada And Their Struggle Living In A Radicalized Society The work of Bonnett (1993) reports that the investigation of the "new and middle class radical represents a critique of the orthodox Marxist assumption that the natural and/or only home of 'real political dissent is the working class." (p. 283) Bonnett states that the new radicals have tendency to be uninvolved in "the day to day running of capitalist business." (1993) The new radical middle class is stated in the work of Cotgrove and Duff (1980:344 cited in Bonnett, 1993 to be such that "constitute non-industrial enclaves within industrial society and are the carriers of alternative non-economic values, and they specify this non industrial enclave as schools, hospitals and welfare agencies." (Bonnett, 1993, p. 284) The new radicals are reported to be "identified as highly educated, economically thwarted individuals who, both new class and radical middle class theorists agree, tend to be the most active in the public and creative professions." (Bonnett, 1993, p. 284) According to Bonnett "it has been shown that the new radicals are more educated than other sections of the new/middle class" however, the explanations provided for this correlation are such that "refer back to the inherently 'liberating' and 'critical' capacities ascribed to education." (1993) The correlations that are assumed to be in existence between radicalism and economic status and radicalism and relative autonomy from

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