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Race Regimes and Racialization: Participatory Research Explorations in Im/migrant Service NGOs in Alberta

  • Author / Creator
    Chell, Wanda L.J.
  • Employing a racialization and race regimes framework as an analytical lens, this research explored how the state-provision of immigrant support services offered by IS-NGOs (immigrant service non-governmental organizations) through various programs, such as English Language Learning/Parenting and Literacy Program (ELL/PLP) may be racializing new im/migrants and reproducing systems of oppression and privilege. Creating a collective and dialogical learning space, using participatory research methodology, the participants spoke to processes of racialization and racism both within and outside the IS-NGO and analyzed and reflected upon experiences as in/voluntary im/migrants. Through this process, participants stimulated critical conversation directed towards IS-NGOs renewal, (re)developed relational capital, and progressed as language and literacy learners.

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  • Graduation date
    2014-06
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Education
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3968R
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Educational Policy Studies
  • Specialization
    • Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Kapoor, Dip (Educational Policy Studies)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Mookerjea, Sourayan (Sociology)
    • Chovanec, Donna (Educational Policy Studies)