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IMMIGRANT ENCLAVES AND RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION:
VOICES OF RACIALIZED REFUGEE AND IMMIGRANT WOMEN

by Sylvia Novac

This paper is based on excerpts from a research report by Sylvia Novac entitled A Place to Call One‚s Own: New Voices of Dislocation and Dispossession (February 1996). The research was funded by the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women. The report was published by Status of Women Canada.

Abstract: Are immigrant enclaves in Canadian cities the product of racism and exclusionary practices such as housing discrimination or immigrants‚ choices and desire for familiar community? The experiences and commentary of racialized refugee and immigrant women reveal aspects of all these factors.

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