Enforcing exclusion : precarious migrants and the law in Canada (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Enforcing exclusion : precarious migrants and the law in Canada

Enforcing exclusion : precarious migrants and the law in Canada

Author: Sarah Grayce Marsden
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press. ©2018
Series: Law and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Présentation de l'éditeur : "In Canada's liberal dream, the law extends its benefits to everyone. But the law also determines who is included in that "everyone." Migrant workers, long welcomed in Canada for their labour, are often excluded from both workplace protections and basic social benefits such as health care, income assistance, and education due to their lack of permanent status. Enforcing Exclusion  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Grayce Marsden
ISBN: 9780774837736 077483773X
OCLC Number: 1076959005
Description: 1 v. (237 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The creation and growth of precarious migration in Canada : "illegal" migration and the liberal state --
2. Status, deportability, and illegality in daily life --
3. Working conditions and barriers to substantive remedies --
4. Exclusion from the social state : health, education, and income security --
5. Multi-sited enforcement : maintaining subordinate membership --
6. Rights and membership : toward inclusion?
Series Title: Law and society series.
Responsibility: Sarah Grayce Marsden.


Enforcing Exclusion explores the multiple ways migration status functions to exclude temporary and precarious migrants from the law's benefits and protections.  Read more...


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Although this book takes an anthropological approach and focuses on precarious migrants in Canada, its interdisciplinarity makes it relevant to a broader audience. Through testimonies and life Read more...

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