ISBN-10:
0802096050
ISBN-13:
9780802096050
Pub. Date:
06/25/2009
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Racialized Migrant Women in Canada: Essays on Health, Violence and Equity / Edition 1

Racialized Migrant Women in Canada: Essays on Health, Violence and Equity / Edition 1

by Vijay Agnew

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ISBN-13: 9780802096050
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 06/25/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Vijay Agnew is a professor in the Division of Social Science at York University, and was the director of the Center for Feminist Research from 2001 to 2006.

Table of Contents

Introduction Vijay Agnew


Part I: Immigrant Women and Violence

Introduction
The Complicity of the Public State in the Intimate Abuse of Immigrant Women Janet E. Mosher
Violence in Immigrant Familes in Halifax Barbara Cottrell, Carmen Celina Moncayo, and Evangelia Tastoglou

Part II: Immigrant Women and Health
Introduction
Gender, Migration and Health Arlen Bierman, Farah Ahmad, and Farah Mawani
Policy (In)Action: Policy-Making, Health and Migrant Women Denise L. Spitzer
Review of Health and Policy Research on Older Immigrants Ito Peng and Margot Lettener
Reaching Out and Scaling Up: The Dynamics and Relevance of Migrant Women's Social Capital Bilkis Vissandjé, Alisha Apale, and Saskia Wieringa

Part III: Immigrant Women and Equity
Introduction
Immigrant Women and Earnings Equality in Canada Monica Boyd and Jessica Yiu
Migrant Muslim Women's Intersts and the Case of "Shari'a" Tribunals in Ontario Annie Bunting and Shado Mokhtari
Haitian-Canadians' Experiences of Racism in Quebec: A Postcolonial Feminist Perspective Louise Racine
Challenging Gendered and Ethno-Racial Assumptions in Organizing for Housing Rights in Montreal Jill Hanley

Conclusion
List of Contributors

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