04 September 2013

Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Issues


CFP: Undocumented Migrants, Ethnic Enclaves and Networks: Opportunities, Traps or Class-based Constructs, London, 6 December 2013 [info]
- Deadline for abstracts is 23 September 2013.


Assessing the Economic Contribution of Refugees in Australia: A Review of Literature (Multicultural Development Association, June 2013) [text]

Children and Economic Strengthening Programs: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Harm (Women's Refugee Commission, Aug. 2013) [access]

"From 'Chopping up Chicken' to 'Cap and Gown': A University Initiative to Increase Pathways to Employment for Skilled Migrants and Refugees," Advances in Social Work & Welfare Education, vol. 15, no. 1 (2013) [text via Academia.edu]

"Legal and Social Norms for Development: Why Legal Reform of the Informal Economy Failed to Influence Vulnerable Groups in Developing Countries," Chapter in Social and Legal Norms: Towards a Socio-legal Understanding of Normativity (Ashgate, Forthcoming Nov. 2013) [text via Academia.edu]

"The Refugee/Asylum Seeker," Chapter in Handbook on the Economics of International Immigration (Elsevier, Forthcoming) [text]

"Refugee Routes," Makeshift Magazine, no. 6 (Summer 2013) [text via RSC]

Stepping Up and Over: Interim Evaluation of Stepping Stones a Micro-enterprise Program for Refugee and Migrant Women (Brotherhood of St. Laurence, May 2013) [text]

Web site:

Refugee Work Rights Coalition [access]
- New Facebook page launched to support the aims of the Coalition.

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