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Reading Speculative Subjectivities: The Second Generation and the Afterlife of Migration
This dissertation takes a transethnic, transnational, relational, and comparative approach to literature about the children of immigrants, the second generation. It argues that second generation is a distinct subject ...
Multilingualism Strengthens Multiculturalism in Local Communities
Institutional spaces like schools provide opportunities for language preservation. They also help redefine integration in community-defined ways. However, many schools offer some resources in the way of ESL classes, but ...
Her Constellated Mind: Jay Macpherson's Modernism and the Canadian Mythopoeic Turn
Mythopoeic versewhich relies on biblical and Classical myth, and often works to create moments of heightened apocalyptic vision and revelationwas the dominant poetic mode in Canada from the late 1940s well into the 1960s, ...
Indo-Caribbean Immigrants' Well-being: An Intersectional Exploration of the Social Determinants of Health on an Under-studied Population
There is growing research that is examining the impact of social-economic inequities on peoples health and well-being. While there is an increased focus on the pathways between inequities, and health and well-being, there ...
To Be, or Not To Be "Canadian": The Role of Acculturation Motivation in International Student Adjustment and Future Residency Intent
Increasing international student recruitment and post-graduation retention rates represent numerous political, economic, and sociocultural advantages for the host country. For Canada to reap such benefits, international ...
An Immigrant's Country of Origin Has a Small Effect on What He or She Earns in Canada
The cultural and economic conditions of the country from which an immigrant originates have a small impact on what he or she earns in Canada. Canada remains a good destination for immigrants.
Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
Affordable Housing Is Crucial to Successful Integration of Immigrants in Toronto
The present rental housing market in Toronto does not have the variety, affordability, and access that is needed to help immigrants to successfully integrate into Canadian society. More attention needs to be paid to the ...
Stress of Immigration Can Be a Risk Factor for Child Abuse
Immigrant families that come into contact with the child welfare system face a number of challenges: loneliness, financial struggles, language struggles, struggles to provide for the family, and a sense of betrayal and ...
"Family is Really All Over The Place:" Ethnic Identity Formation Within A Transnational Network
This dissertation explores the process of ethnic identity formation in immigrants from the Campania region of Italy who settled in Ontario (Canada) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) after the Second World War. It centres on the ...