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“Size Matters: Attracting Immigrants to Canadian Cities”
(Springer Verlag, 2006)
Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver have attracted most new immigrants to Canada. Small and medium-sized cities in Canada are keen to share the wealth that new immigrants represent, and federal and provincial governments ...
“Feminism, Conflict and Disasters in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”
(Sage Publications, 2008)
Social relations, including gender, are destabilized by conflict and disaster. Approaches informed by feminist thought illustrate this by probing the ways in which different identities and locations produce inequality, ...
“Global Minds, Local Bodies: Kosovar Transnational Connections Beyond British Columbia”
(York University, Centre for Refugee Studies, 2006)
In 1999, 905 Kosovar refugees settled in the province of British Columbia (BC) in Canada. Despite their sudden and forced departure, many have maintained contact with and returned to visit Kosovo/a. We contend that these ...
"Beyond Either/Or: A Feminist Analysis of September 11th"
(University of British Columbia, 2003)
â€˜Feminist geopoliticsâ€™ offers a critical framework for analyzing the events and aftermath of September 11th. This grid of intelligibility seeks to provide a more accountable, embodied understanding of intersections of ...
“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”
The intersections and conversations between feminist geography and political geography have been surprisingly few. The notion of a feminist geopolitics remains undeveloped in geography. This paper aims to create a theoretical ...
“The Securitization of Fear in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2007)
Fear is a potent political resource that is at once an expression of vulnerability to geopolitical threats and a rationale for security measures against them. It is produced through tropes of nationalism rooted in economic ...
"Beyond Gender: Towards A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarianism and Development in Sri Lanka"
(Feminist Press, 2003)
“UNHCR and the Status of Prima Facie Refugees in Kenya”
(Oxford University Press, 1998)
“Interrogating Borders: A Transnational Approach to Refugee Research in Vancouver”
Immigration is predicated on the centrality of the nation-state. The authors argue that analyzing settlement patterns and successful integration within a strictly national context is insufficient to understand the political, ...
"Bodies, Shrines, and Roads: Violence, (Im)mobility, and Displacement in Sri Lanka"
(Taylor and Francis (Routledge), 2004)
In Sri Lanka, gender and national identities intersect to shape people's mobility and security in the context of conflict. This article aims to illustrate the gendered processes of identity construction in the context of ...