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A Minority Student Access Issue in Canadian Higher Education
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Abstract

This chapter examines the research theme of “Race and Access” in the face of globalization and the increasing demand for wider access in higher education. In particular, it explores how a minority student post-secondary access issue was discursively and inter-subjectively constructed by Canadian mainstream media.

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Ethnic Identity Racialized Minority Chinese Immigrant Asian Student Critical Discourse Analysis 
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