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

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Evangelia Tastsoglou, Alexandra Zorianna Dobrowolsky
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - 258 pagine
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This collection is about women crossing, contesting and reconfiguring various boundaries. It sheds light on why and how migrant women are navigating political, social, economic and psychological spaces and negotiating global, regional, national and local dimensions of belonging, in contexts of both opportunity and constraint.
 

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Developing a Feminist Analysis of Citizenship of Caribbean Immigrant
37
Locating Gendered Subjects in Vocabularies of Citizenship
61
Why do Skilled Women and Men Emigrating from China to Canada
85
The Case of Foreign Workers
107
Neoliberalism Biculturalism
131
Women
149
Citizenship Identity Agency and Resistance among Canadian
183
Immigrant Women and
201
A Case
231
Index
253
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Informazioni sull'autore (2006)

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.

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