Panel Topic

Precarious Migration: Policy Considerations and Outcomes for Refugees, Temporary Foreign Workers, and the Undocumented

Start Date

29-4-2011 1:30 PM

End Date

29-4-2011 3:30 PM

Description

Bio:

Tanya Basok is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, and the Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Justice, University of Windsor. She specializes in migration studies from a social justice perspective. Over a span of 25 years, she has studied Salvadorean refugees in Costa Rica, Soviet Jewish immigrants in Canada, the Canadian refugee policy, Mexican seasonal workers in Canada, and migrant rights activism in Canada, USA, Latin America and the Caribbean. The author of Tortillas and Tomatoes (McGill-Queen’s Press), she has also published in such journals as International Migration, International Migration Review, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Citizenship Studies, Social Justice, Human Rights Quarterly, and Peace Review: a Journal of Social Justice.

 
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Precarious Migration: Policy Considerations and Outcomes for Refugees, Temporary Foreign Workers, and the Undocumented

Bio:

Tanya Basok is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, and the Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Justice, University of Windsor. She specializes in migration studies from a social justice perspective. Over a span of 25 years, she has studied Salvadorean refugees in Costa Rica, Soviet Jewish immigrants in Canada, the Canadian refugee policy, Mexican seasonal workers in Canada, and migrant rights activism in Canada, USA, Latin America and the Caribbean. The author of Tortillas and Tomatoes (McGill-Queen’s Press), she has also published in such journals as International Migration, International Migration Review, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Citizenship Studies, Social Justice, Human Rights Quarterly, and Peace Review: a Journal of Social Justice.