Contested Voices

Women Immigrants in Today’s World

  • Authors
  • Marianne¬†Githens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Structure and Agency

    1. Marianne Githens
      Pages 1-17
  3. Defining Women Immigrants and Refugees

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Marianne Githens
      Pages 21-38
    3. Marianne Githens
      Pages 39-62
    4. Marianne Githens
      Pages 63-85
  4. Managing Social Pressures in the Workplace and Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Marianne Githens
      Pages 109-137
  5. Immigrant Women Speaking for Themselves

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 159-173

About this book


A comprehensive and stimulating examination of how the migration of women affects attitudes in receiving countries, among the women themselves, and how changing women's attitudes shapes their relations with men and between generations within ethnic groups.


Asylum government immigration migration migration policy Policy women work

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