Confronting De-Professionalization, Deskilling and Inequality: Immigrant Women's Alternative Strategies for Survival

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 12:30 PM-2:20 PM
Room: 302
RC32 Women in Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Patience ELABOR-IDEMUDIA, University of Saskatchewan, Canada and Guida MAN, York University, Canada
Marlese DURR, Wright State University, USA
Entrepreneurship As Immigrant Women's Strategy for Coping with Unemployment: A Canadian Case Study (Oral Presentation)
Patience ELABOR-IDEMUDIA, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Peruvian Immigration to Chile: Racism and the Deskilling of Female Transnational Workers (Oral Presentation)
Patricia TOMIC, University of British Columbia, Canada

Canadian Immigrant Women Engineers' Work and Life: Experiences and Change (Oral Presentation)
Victoria OSTEN, U of Ottawa, Canada

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