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Urban Studies Research on Immigrants and Immigration in Canadian Cities

Prepared by:
Audrey Kobayashi
Director, Institute of Women's Studies
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 3N6

Linda Peake
Coordinator, Urban Studies Programme
York University
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1R1


January 1997

Prepared for Strategic Policy, Planning and Research
and Metropolis Project
Citizenship and Immigration Canada


Contents

A note to the reader, Acknowledgments, Disclaimer

Introduction

Historical Background

Some Conceptual and Methodological Considerations

Themes in the Urban Spatial Study of Immigrants

Changes in the Ethnic/Demographic Composition of Cities
Residential Segregation
Labour Markets
Immigrant Women in Urban Labour Markets
Services and the Voluntary Sector
Housing
Cultural Imprint of Immigrants on Cities
Racism Against Immigrants of Colour

Comparative Method

Conclusion

References

Appendix

Annotated Bibliography


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Last update on 1998/01/25
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