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

Geographical focuses

Ontario, Quebec, and Guatemala

Spheres of activity

Anthropology, Geography, Political science, Psychology, and Sociology


French, English, and Spanish