Women, Migration and Citizenship: Making Local, National and Transnational Connections

Women, Migration and Citizenship: Making Local, National and Transnational Connections

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ISBN-13: 9781409495697
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Series: Gender in a Global/Local World
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Evangelia Tastsoglou is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary's University, Canada. Her research and teaching are focused on gender and international migration; immigrant women in Canada; diasporas; multiculturalism; and migration and development. She is the leader of the 'Gender, Migration and Diversity / Immigrant Women' research domain of the Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence. She is currently the principal investigator in a three-year project on 'Security and Immigration, Changes and Challenges: Immigrant and Ethnic Minorities in Atlantic Canada Presumed Guilty?' Alexandra Dobrowolsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Saint Mary's University, Canada. She has published in areas that include: constitutional and social policy; women and politics; political parties and social movements; as well as on citizenship and democracy more broadly. She is currently working on two research projects, one dealing with security, immigration and citizenship, and the other on social cohesion and changing citizenship regimes.

Table of Contents

Contents: Crossing boundaries and making connections, Alexandra Dobrowolsky and Evangelia Tastsoglou; Developing a feminist analysis of citizenship of Caribbean immigrant women in Canada: key dimensions and conceptual challenges, Ann Denis; Locating gendered subjects in vocabularies of citizenship, Pauline Gardiner Barber; Why do skilled women and men emigrating from China to Canada get bad jobs?, Janet Salaff and Arent Greve; Engendering labour migration: the case of foreign workers in Canadian agriculture, Kerry Preibisch and Luz María Hermoso Santamaría; Brokering citizenship claims: neo-liberalism, biculturalism and multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, Wendy Larner; Social exclusion and changes to citizenship: women and children, minorities and migrants in Britain, Alexandra Dobrowolsky with Ruth Lister; Citizenship, identity, agency and resistance among Canadian and Australian women of South Asian origin, Helen Ralston; Gender, migration and citizenship: immigrant women and the politics of belonging in the Canadian maritimes, Evangelia Tastsoglou; Refugees, gender based violence and resistance: a case study of Somali refugee women in Kenya, Awa Mohamed Abdi; Index.

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