Ethnocultural Directory Of Quebec 1986
Periodical profile published 1986
Year Published: 1986
Book Type: Directories
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX3248
Abstract: This bilingual directory (the French title is REPERTOIRE ETHNOCULTUREL DU QUEBEC 1986) lists 123 organizations, particularly those in the Montreal region, composed of 57 ethnocultural communities, 45 social services and 21 cultural and intercultural research action groups. The DIRECTORY contains, in French and English a description of the objectives, services, and publications of each organization.
The indrotuction to the DIRECTORY says that "the challenge today, for our society, is the intercultural character of its reality. However, our society is yet hardly aware of this cultural pluralism." It states that "we are at a turning point in our history, which calls for a radical transformation of the interrelationships between the various groups which make up our society.....Quebed must take advantage of its present cultural crisis as an opportunity to broaden its foundaiton by making it as intercultural as possible."
The DIRECTORY is produced by the Monchanin Cross-Cultural Centre, which is an autonomous institute for research, education and intercultural training.
The DIRECTORY is sub-divided into several categories: organizaitons dealing with the study of cultures and cross-cultural exhange; social actions groups; and ethnocultural communiteis. There is an index to "fields of intervetion," an alphabetical list of organizations and a list of initials (acronyms). Listings inlcude what type of organization it is, the type of activities it engages in, publication and media, and membership.