Immigrant Women

Below are groups and resources (books, articles, websites, etc.) related to this topic. Click on an item’s title to go its resource page with author, publisher, description/abstract and other details, a link to the full text if available, as well as links to related topics in the Subject Index. You can also browse the Title, Author, Subject, Chronological, Dewey, LoC, and Format indexes, or use the Search box.
Particularly recommended items are flagged with a red logo:

Connexions Library

Ah-Hah!: A New Approach to Popular Education
Book
1983
AH-HAH seminars are designed to organize groups of comman interests, especially workers, to come to a common understanding.
Building a Solidarity City
Article
2013
A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same...
The Captive Labour Force on Non-English Speaking Immigrant Women
Article
1980
An article focusing on the 'invisible work' that non-English speaking immigrant women, in particular, have done and continue to do.
Color of Violence : The INCITE! Anthology
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (ed.)
Book
2006
An anthology of critical writings demanding that we address violence against women of color in all its forms, including interpersonal violence, such as sexual and domestic violence, and state violence...
Combatting Racism in the Workplace: A Course for Workers
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
Book
1983
...
Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
Female Well-Being: Toward a global theory of social change
Billson, Janet Mancini; Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (eds.)
Book
2005
Getting There: Producing Photostories With Immigrant Women
Barndt, Deborah, Cristall, Ferne, Marino, Dian
Book
1983
Photostories about immigrant women surviving in and adapting to a new culture.
Immigrant Housewives In Canada
Article
1981
This report, sponsored by Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre, is the result of a three-year study on the conditions of working class immigrant women from rural backgrounds.
Immigrant Women in the Land of Dollars: Life and Culture on the Lower East Side, 1890- 1925
Ewen, Elizabeth
Book
Tells the story of the Jewish and Italian women who came to inhabit New York's Lower East Side during this period of massive migration.
Marx and Makhno Meet McDonald's
Goldner, Loren
Article
2005
Over the last several years, a revolving network of militants in Paris, France, have developed a strategy and tactics for winning strikes by marginal, low-paid, outsourced and immigrant workers agains...
Out of Africa: A Migrant's Story: New Internationalist June 2005 - #379
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
An issue on the story of a nurse's return back to Kenya and the reason why she has worked so far away from home. Also, a discussion on a widespread crisis in international healthcare and the human co...
Position Paper: Committee Against the Deportation of Immigrant Women
Hall, Sherona
Article
1977
This Position Paper was prepared by the Committee Against the Deportation of Immigrant Women (C.A.D.I.W.) in response to the growing discrimination and harassment faced by immigrant women.
Problems of Immigrant Women in the Canadian Labour Force
Anopoules, Sheila McLeod
Article
1979
This report begins with the recognition that Canada has promoted immigration in the past for economic reasons.
Problems of Immigrant Women in the Canadian Labour Force
Article
1981
The purpose of this paper is to fill in some of the information gaps relating to the immigrant woman's role and experience in the Canadian labour market.
Services for Immigrant Women: Report and Evaluation of four Workshops
Article
1977
This report 1) describes how the above workshops were planned and put together; 2) gives an account of the content of each workshop including texts from all presentations; and, finally, 3) gives the r...
The Social Organization of Family Violence: An Ethnography of Immigrant Experience in Vancouver
Article
1978
This study examines the social organization of wife battering among immigrant families in Vancouver. The focus is immigrant women's experience of being battered, and how this experience is located wit...
Women, Immigration and The Canadian Economy
Article
This article, written by the Women's Research Centre, questions the implementation of the new Immigration Bill.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Canadian Council for Refugees
The Canadian Council for Refugees is an independent umbrella group representing 150 community organizations. The Council has a particular interest in refugee protection, refugee claimants, refugee sel...
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
CRIAW is a national organization that promotes and disseminates feminist research through: a Bank of Researchers; research grants, awards and prizes; publication of research papers and research tools;...
Centre des Travaillerus et Travailleuses Immigrants
The Immigrant Workers Centre (IWC) defends the rights of immigrants in their places of work and fights for Dignity, Respect, and Justice. We provide resources and referrals for immigrant workers in s...
Justice Without Borders for Migrants
Justice Without Borders for Migrants (JWB-Migrants) is a multinational network that seeks to combat violations of migrants' rights linked to deportations and refoulements through transnational action ...
Justicia for Migrant Workers
Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW) is a volunteer run political non-profit collective comprised of activists from diverse walks of life (including labour activists, educators, researchers, students a...
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
A coalition of 133 community-based immigrant and refugee service agencies located throughout the province of Ontario.
Solidarity Across Borders
Solidarity Across Borders is a migrant justice network based in Montreal, active since 2003. We are comprised of migrants and allies, and we organize together to support individuals and families who a...
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
Uses the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to promote equality for women.

Sources Library

From the Connexions Archives

The Fish-Eye Lens
Periodical profile published 1981
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
The January 1981 issue of Fish-Eye Lens includes an Information/Action Update on the deepening crisis in El Salvador.
Immigrant Women's Resources Project
Organization profile published 1978
Organization
1978
The Immigrant Worker
Periodical profile published 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Intercede: International Coalition To End Domestics Exploitation
Organization profile published 1981
Organization
1981
The International Coalition to End Domestics' Exploitation (INTERCEDE) was created in May, 1980, a joint effort of four groups: Employment Services for Women, Housewives Initiative, Labour Rights for ...
Rexdale Immigrant Women's Project
Organization profile published 1980
Organization
1980
Working to meet the needs of immigrant women in suburban communities.
Women Working With Immigrant Women (WWIW)
Organization profile published 1981
Organization
1981
Women Working With Immigrant Women (WWIW) is an umbrella organization composed of 22 agencies that work specifically with immigrant women.
Women working with immigrant women (WWIW)
Organization profile published 1983
Organization
1983

Connexions Newsletter Connexions Facebook Page Connexions Twitter Page

Newsletter     Facebook   Twitter