By Jeffrey Cormier
In The Canadianization Movement, Jeffrey Cormier examines the 'Canadianization' of the Canadian highbrow and cultural groups from the Sixties to the Eighties. the writer files the efforts of cultural nationalists as they struggled to construct a robust, vivid Canadian cultural community.
Cormier asks 4 inquiries to consultant his research. First, why did the Canadianization stream emerge while it did? moment, how did the circulate rework itself for long term survival? 3rd, what types of mobilizing buildings did the circulation utilize, and what impression did those buildings have at the movement's actions? and at last, how did the circulation retain itself in occasions while the political and media weather used to be unsupportive?
Using information amassed from archival resources in addition to twenty-two in-depth interviews with members, Cormier files the activities that organizational intellectuals took in pushing for social and cultural switch, a facet of social events literature that, beforehand, has mostly been purely theorized about.
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Gamson and Modigliani, 1989). Social movement members, as well as its leaders, struggle to have their own particular understanding of an issue prevail, and pursue strategies to redefine issues so that they fit with the more general understanding the movement is attempting to foster. The Canadianization action frame as defined by Mathews and Steele is no exception in this regard. Soon after having received Steele and Mathews' Canadianization memorandum, Bruce McFarlane and Dennis Forcese, both sociologists at Carleton, circulated a petition to be signed by those Carleton faculty members wishing to oppose Mathews and Steele's position.
S. power and takeover' in general. And while economic nationalists wanted state intervention and legislation to stem the growing tide of American economic influence, cultural nationalists demanded exactly the same kind of state action for Canadian cultural institutions such as universities. Finally, frame extension is a valuable strategy often employed by social movement entrepreneurs in an effort to address possible constituents who might otherwise have different interests to their own. As I discuss in more detail in chapter 2, Mathews had slightly less success in this area of frame alignment than with the other three.
I'm not interested in blame or past mistakes. They take too much time and energy. There is enough ahead to take all one's energy. ' To Geoff Andrew, executive director of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), Mathews described the proper framing of the issue in his eyes: 'I will not be driven off the ground by people who insist on bringing the matter down to a discussion of U. S. scholars in Canada, and then calling me an anti-American. What I think about Americans has nothing to do, essentially, with the Canadian problem.