Women migrants and refugees in the EU.
Kofman, Eleonore (2003) Women migrants and refugees in the EU. In: Economic and social aspects of migration., 21st-22nd, January 2003, Brussels.
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Official URL: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/15/2/15515792.pdf
The paper seeks to identify issues specific to migrant women and refugees or which tend to affect them in different ways or on a different scale from male migrants due to gender, racial or other forms of discrimination. Discrimination can be defined “as the use of both different and unequal treatment of a group on the basis of a (real or imaginary) feature or groups of features that are socially construed as negative marks or stigmas compared with dominant players” (ISERES 2000). Migrant women confront legal, direct and indirect discriminations according to their class position, nationality, sexualisation and racialisation. Over time immigration legislation has discriminated less explicitly on gender grounds but it continues to have profound gender outcomes in terms of the preferential categories of immigration and the conditions under which entry, residence and employment are permitted.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
Conference jointly organised by The European Commission and the OECD.
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Law|
|Deposited On:||17 Mar 2010 15:43|
|Last Modified:||04 Mar 2015 14:38|
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