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Not born a refugee woman : contesting identities, rethinking practices

Author: Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed; Nazilla Khanlou; Helene Moussa
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2008.
Series: Studies in forced migration, v. 24.
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An in-depth inquiry into the identity construction of refugee women. It challenges and rethinks current identity concepts, policies, and practices in the context of a globalizing environment, and in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Not born a refugee woman.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2008
(OCoLC)646694007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed; Nazilla Khanlou; Helene Moussa
ISBN: 9781845454975 1845454979
OCLC Number: 180755168
Description: 323 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Nazilla Khanlou and Helene Moussa --
Sect. I. Reconceptualizing Identities --
1. Dialogical Approach to Identity: Implications for Refugee Women / Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed --
2. Gender Relations of Home, Security, and Transversal Feminism: Refugee Women Reclaiming Their Identity / Wenona Giles --
3. Always "Natasha": The Transnational Sex Trafficking of Women / Victor Malarek and Sarah V. Wayland --
4. Reconstituting the Subject: Feminist Politics of Humanitarian Assistance / Jennifer Hyndman and Malathi de Alwis --
Sect. II. Challenging Methodologies: Challenging the Researcher --
5. Befriending Refugee Women: Refracted Knowledge and Shifting Viewpoints / Adrienne Chambon --
6. "Days You Remember": Japanese Canadian Women and the Violence of Internment / Pamela Sugiman --
7. War, Diaspora, Learning, and Women 's Standpoint / Rachel Gorman and Shahrzad Mojab --
8. Being a Writer on Women, Violence, and War / Madeleine Gagnon --
Sect. III. Rethinking Practices: Creating Spaces for Agency --
9. Representation of Refugee Women in our Research and Practice / Maryanne Loughry --
10. Refugee Youth, Gender, and Identity: On the Margins of Mental Health Promotion / Nazilla Khanlou and Sepali Guruge --
11. Pray God and Keep Walking: Religion, Gender, Identity, and Refugee Women / Elzbieta M. Gozdziak --
12. "We Want to Talk, They Give Us Pills ": Identity and Mental Health of Refugee Women from Sudan / Lynda Hayward, Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Jenny Ploeg and Karen Trollope-Kumar --
Sect. IV. Reviewing Policies: Taking Responsibility for the Rights of Refugee Women --
13. Protecting Refugee Women: UNHCR and the Gender Equity Challenge / Judith Kumin --
14. Social Protection of Refugee Women: Paradoxes, Tensions, and Directions / Patricia M. Daenzer --
15. Gender Factor in Refugee Determination and the Effect of "Gender Guidelines" / Geraldine Sadoway --
16. Pursuing National Responsibility in a Post-9/11 World: Seeking Asylum in Canada from Gender Persecution / Carmela Murdocca and Sherene Razack.
Series Title: Studies in forced migration, v. 24.
Responsibility: edited by Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Nazilla Khanlou, and Helene Moussa.
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