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A family matter : citizenship, conjugal relationships, and Canadian immigration policy

Author: Megan Gaucher
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto UBC Press [2018] © 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is family? Citing national security and societal welfare, the Harper government adopted a strict definition of family to limit access to citizenship for certain immigrants. Megan Gaucher analyzes the government's assessment of sexual-minority refugee claimants' relationship history, common-law and married spousal sponsorship applications, and marriage fraud, concluding that this narrative of citizenship  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Gaucher, Megan, author.
Family matter.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Gaucher
ISBN: 9780774836425 0774836423 9780774836432 0774836431
OCLC Number: 1077599919
Awards: Short-listed for Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association 2019 (Canada)
Description: viii, 236 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1 Invisibility of Family in the Canadian Conversation 2 Inside/Outside Families: The Politics of Relationship Recognition in Canadian Law and Policy3 The Role of Relationships in Canadian Refugee Determination Process for Sexual Minorities4 An Education in Conjugality: Experiences of Common-Law Couples with Spousal Sponsorship5 Canada's Anti-Marriage Fraud Campaign and the Production of "Legitimate" Conjugal Citizens6 Rethinking ConjugalityConclusionNotesWorks CitedIndex
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