Event Title

Suffer the Little Children: 21st Century Challenges for the Offspring of Immigrants

Presenter Information

Monica Boyd, University of Toronto

Panel Topic

Sociocultural Aspects of North American Migration: Immigrants and the Native Born

Start Date

30-4-2011 1:00 PM

End Date

30-4-2011 2:30 PM

Description

Bio:

Trained as a demographer and sociologist, Dr. Boyd has written numerous articles, books and monographs on the changing family, gender inequality, international migration (with foci on policy, on immigrant integration and on immigrant women) and ethnic stratification. Her present research focuses on immigrant offspring including the 1.5 and 2nd generations, immigrant language skills, the migration of high skilled labor and immigrant re-accreditation difficulties. Past presidents of the Canadian Sociological Association, the Canadian Population Society, and the Academy of Social Sciences of the Royal Society of Canada, Dr. Boyd currently is the Chair of the International Migration section of the American Sociological Association.

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Suffer the Little Children: 21st Century Challenges for the Offspring of Immigrants

Sociocultural Aspects of North American Migration: Immigrants and the Native Born

Bio:

Trained as a demographer and sociologist, Dr. Boyd has written numerous articles, books and monographs on the changing family, gender inequality, international migration (with foci on policy, on immigrant integration and on immigrant women) and ethnic stratification. Her present research focuses on immigrant offspring including the 1.5 and 2nd generations, immigrant language skills, the migration of high skilled labor and immigrant re-accreditation difficulties. Past presidents of the Canadian Sociological Association, the Canadian Population Society, and the Academy of Social Sciences of the Royal Society of Canada, Dr. Boyd currently is the Chair of the International Migration section of the American Sociological Association.