The Opportunity and Challenge of Diversity: a Role for Social Capital? Background Documents: PH4-4/2003

International Conference, November 24-25, 2003, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal (Québec), Canada

This conference examined the role of social capital in the inclusion of immigrants and members of ethno-cultural communities and identified the potential opportunities and challenges that a social capital perspective poses for public policy. The conference was organized by the Government of Canada’s Policy Research Initiative, jointly with the OECD, and in partnership with several federal departments.

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Department/Agency Policy Research Initiative
Title The Opportunity and Challenge of Diversity: a Role for Social Capital? Background Documents
Subtitle International Conference, November 24-25, 2003, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal (Québec), Canada
Publication Type Monograph
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Paper
Distribution Source Policy Research Initiative
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Note "Managing diversity and immigrant integration has long been the subject of research and policy attention across OECD countries... This conference is being organized by the government of Canada's Policy Research Initiative, jointly with the OECD, and in partnership with several federal departments, to examine the role of social capital in the inclusion of immigrants and members of ethno-cultural communities, and to identify the potential opportunities and challenges that a social perspective poses for public policy."--Page 2.
Date 2003
Binding Spiral binding
Dimensions 28cm x 22cm
Number of Pages 188
Catalogue Number PH4-4/2003
Weekly Checklist Number 05-01
Subject Terms Subject Terms: Immigrants, Cultural diversity, Integration, Linguistic diversity