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Looking into Institutional Racism In the World today there are many cases of racism and prejudice There are stories all over the news about cases where misunderstanding and violence Its hard to think of what kind of people are behind these incidents it may be unnerving to find out that governments are responsible for some of the racism now and in the past The people who are suppose to look after the best interests of the whole population are passing laws that discriminated against part of the population When a government imposed policies that is racist or discriminatory to a specific group it is called institutional racism There have been several cases throughout the World and in past Even though it may be hard now to pass laws that discriminated it may not be as uncommon to see some polices still in affect One example of institutional racism come from Canada There are actually many cases of this in Canadas past One that was discussed in reading and class was the treatment of Asians in Canada There is the case of the internment of Japanese Canadians in the interior of British Columbia in 1942 during the second World War This is a clear case of institutional racism because even though the World was against Nazi Germany and Japan only the Japanese were dealt with this way There was no evidence that the Japanese Canadian had any part with the war the apparent evidence points to the German Canadian Other policies include the head tax on new Chinese immigrants after the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway and incident with the Komagata Maru There have been various other policies and laws that have been passed that discriminates against the minority population of Canada Theses policies could be a product of ethnocentrism but also a fear of immigrants taking over jobs and property by people already in Canada Another example of institutional racism
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