The Problematic of "Partnerships" and Funding for Immigrant Women's Communities: Exploring Governmentality

  • Renuka Sooknanan
Keywords: Community-state relations, Governmentality, Immigrant women, Community organizing


This paper looks at community-state relations and the ways in which state funding and community-state partnerships regulate immigrant women's communities. In order to better understand this relationship, the author employs Foucault's concept of governmentality and governing technologies and studies the impact on immigrant women's community organizing.