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Author Chaze, Ferzana, author.

Title The social organization of South Asian immigrant women's mothering work / by Ferzana Chaze.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-221).
Contents Intro; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Abstract; Chapter One; Institutional Ethnography and the Problematicof the Research; "Visible Minority" Immigrants; Immigrant Settlement; Settlement Needs and Challenges; Foreign Credential Recognition; Language Barriers; Lack of Canadian Experience; Impacts on Families; Social Work and Immigrant Settlement; Chapter Two; South Asian; Mothering; Mothering in South Asian Immigrant Families; The Role of Religion and Culture; Socialization of the Child; Parental Involvement; Impact of Immigration; Conclusion; Chapter Three
Feminist EpistemologiesInstitutional Ethnography; Intersectionality; Objectives; Data Collection; Profile of the Participants; Transcription and Translation; Data Analysis; Ethical Considerations; Reflexivity; Power in the Research Process; Conclusion; Chapter Four; The Standard North American Family as an Ideological Code; Mothering Discourses and the SNAF; Texts and the Objectification of Knowledge about South Asian Immigrants' Parenting; Text 1: A Booklet for Service Providers Who Work with Immigrant Families; Text 2: Newspaper Coverage of "Honour Killings" in South Asian Families
"Honour Killings" as Different from Domestic Violence"Honour Killing" Seen as a Phenomenon Associated with Immigrants and One that Tests the Limits of Canadian Multicultural Tolerance; Immigrant Families as Backward, Traditional and Oppressive to Women and Children; Conclusion; Chapter Five; Immigration; Settlement; Job Search Workshops; Credential Recognition; Volunteering; Networks; Language Training; Discrimination; The Trajectory into Precarious Employment; Effects on Family; Conclusion; Chapter Six; Mothering Work; Cooking; Caring for Children; Housework
Teaching Children Cultural and Religious ValuesProtecting Children; Case Study: Tejinder; Changes in Mothering Work; Conclusion; Chapter Seven; Mothers' Work in Relation to Schooling; Transportation; Helping Children Adjust to School in Canada; Need for Information; Physical Disciplining; Parental Involvement; Interview with an Elementary School Teacher; Work Habits and the Importance of Autonomy/Independence; Changes in Mothering Work; English as a Second Language; Conclusion; Chapter Eight; Contributions of the Study; Implications for Social Work; Conclusion; References; Appendix A
Appendix BAppendix C; Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F
Summary This book examines the social organization of recent immigrant South Asian women's mothering work. It explicates the processes that contribute to those belonging to this social group making changes to their mothering work after immigrating to Canada despite having reservations about doing so. The book draws its findings from interviews with 20 South Asian immigrant mothers who were raising school aged children in Canada and had been in the country for less than five years. Government policies, websites and newspaper reports also form important data sources for this study. Using institutional e.
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Subject Motherhood -- Canada.
South Asians -- Canada -- Social life and customs.
Social work with immigrants -- Canada.
Ethnology -- Canada.
South Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social life and customs.
Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- Social life and customs.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Migration, immigration & emigration.
Social work.
Gender studies: women.
Social work with immigrants.
South Asians -- Social life and customs.
South Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Chaze, Ferzana. Social organization of South Asian immigrant women's mothering work. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017 1527502848 (OCoLC)1005326378
ISBN 9781527517974 (electronic bk.)
1527517977 (electronic bk.)