Gender, Immigration and Labour Market Integration: Where We Are and What We Still Need to Know


  • Evangelia Tastsoglou Evangelia Tastsoglou, Saint Mary's University, researches and teaches in the areas of gender and migration; immigrant women; ethnicity, race and multi-culturalism; migration and development. She leads the "gender, diversity and migration/immigrant women" research domain at the Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence.
  • Valerie Preston Valerie Preston, York University, has served on several boards of the Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement in Toronto. Her recent research examines the labour market participation of highly skilled immigrant women and the gendered impact of transnationalism on citizenship practices and identities.


This article reviews current literature about the link between gender and immigrants' employment and equity-based economic integration. It concludes with three recommendations for future research.






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