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Researcher / Research team

Christine Hughes


Christine Hughes is a PhD candidate in sociology at Carleton University in Ottawa. Issues raised in this analysis are further explored in her forthcoming dissertation and a chapter authored in the forthcoming book, Legislated Inequality: Temporary Migrant Workers in Canada, edited by Patti Lenard and Christine Straehle, to be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2012.




Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Policy analysis

Regulation domains

Right to change employer, Right to choose place of residence, Right to unionize, Labour standards, Health and safety at work, Newcomers integration programs, Health care & social services, Access to permanent status, Family reunification, Employment insurance, Social security, Remittances and co-development programs, Trips abroad and re-entries, Recrutement / placement agencies, and Housing standards

Geographical focuses

Ontario, Quebec, and Guatemala

Spheres of activity

Anthropology, Geography, Political science, Psychology, and Sociology


French, English, and Spanish