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Victor Satzewich


McMaster University

Selected Publications


V. Satzewich, 2011. Racism in Canada. Oxford University Press.
V. Satzewich and N. Liodakis. 2010. ‘Race’ and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction (Second Edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press. [First edition published in 2007]
V. Satzewich and L. Wong, Editors. 2006. Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
V. Satzewich. 2002. The Ukrainian Diaspora. London: Routledge.
V. Satzewich, editor, 1998. Racism and Social Inequality in Canada, Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishers.
V. Satzewich and Terry Wotherspoon, 2001. First Nations: Race, Class and Gender Relations. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre (reprint, with a new introduction of the 1993 Nelson edition).
V. Satzewich, editor, 1992. Deconstructing A Nation: Immigration, Multiculturalism and Racism in 90's Canada. Halifax: Fernwood Press.
V. Satzewich, 1991. Racism and the Incorporation of Foreign Labour: Farm Labour Migration to Canada Since 1945. London: Routledge.


V. Satzewich, 2011. ‘Transnational Migration: A New Historical Phenomenon?’, in Leon Fink, editor, Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History. New York: Oxford University Press.
V. Satzewich. 2008. ‘Ethnic and Racial Inequality’, in Robert Brym, ed., New Society:
Sociology for the 21st Century (Fifth Edition). Toronto: Nelson.
V. Satzewich. 2007. ‘Whiteness Studies: Race, Diversity and the New Essentialism’, in Sean Hier and B. Singh Bolaria, eds., Race and Racism in Canada. Peterborough. Broadview Press.
V. Satzewich, 2006. ‘The Economic Rights of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada and the United States’, in Rhoda Howard-Hassman and Claude Welch, eds., Economic Rights in Canada and the United States. Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press. Pp. 169-188.
K. Matthews and V. Satzewich, 2006. ‘The Invisible Transnationals?: Americans In Canada’, in V. Satzewich and Lloyd Wong, eds., Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 164-179.
V. Satzewich and L. Wong, 2006. ‘Introduction: Conceptual, Theoretical and Empirical Issues in the Study of Transnationalism’, in V. Satzewich and L. Wong, eds, Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada.Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 1-12.
V. Satzewich, 2004. 'Ethnic and Racial Inequality', in Robert Brym ed., New Society: Sociology for the 21st Century (fourth edition)
V. Satzewich and L. Wong, 2003. 'Immigration, Ethnicity and Race: The Transformation of Transnationalism, Localism and Identities', in Wallace Clement and Leah Vosko, eds. Changing Canada: Political Economy as Transformation. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 363-390.
A.M. McCalla and V. Satzewich, 2002. 'Settler Capitalism and the Construction of Immigrants And "Indians" as Racialized Others', in Wendy Chan and Kiran Mirchandani, eds., Crimes of Colour: Racialization and the Criminal Justice System in Canada. Peterborough:Broadview Press, pp. 25-44.
V. Satzewich, 1999. 'Capital Accumulation and State Formation: the Contradictions of International Migration', in B. Singh Bolaria, ed., Social Issues and Contradictions in Canadian Society (Third Edition). Toronto: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich.
V. Satzewich, 1999. 'Social Stratification; Class and Racial Inequality', in B. Singh Bolaria, ed., Social Issues and Contradictions in Canadian Society (third edition). Toronto: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich.
V. Satzewich, 1999. 'The Political Economy of Race and Ethnicity', in P. Li, ed., Race and Ethnic Relations in Canada (Second Edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. 311-346.
V. Satzewich, 1998. 'Race, Racism and Racialization: The Career of Contested Concepts', in V. Satzewich, ed., Racism and Social Inequality in Canada. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishers. pp. 25-46.

Journal Articles:

Vic Satzewich, 2010. ‘Measuring Racism: A Case for Verstehen’, Canadian Journal for
Social Research. Vol. 3, num. 2, pp. 45-57.
Vic Satzewich and William Shaffir, 2009, ‘Racism versus Professionalism: Claims and Counter-claims about Racial Profiling’, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 51, no. 2: 199-226.
Linda Mahood and Vic Satzewich, 2009. ‘The Save the Children Fund and the
Russian Famine of 1921-23: claims and counter-claims about feeding “Bolshevik” children’, Journal of Historical Sociology, vol. 22, no. 1: 57-83.
V. Satzewich, 2007/08. ‘Multiculturalism, Transnationalism and the Hijacking of Canadian Foreign Policy: A Pseudo Problem?. International Journal, vol. 63, no. 1: 43-67
V. Satzewich, 2007. ‘Business or Bureaucratic Dominance in Immigration Policymaking in Canada: Why was Mexico Added to the Caribbean Agricultural Workers Program in 1974?’, Journal of International Migration and Integration, vol. 8, no. 3: 255-75.
V. Satzewich, W. Isajiw and E. Duvlako, 2006. ‘Social Networks and the Occupational Settlement Experiences of Recent Immigrants from Ukraine in Toronto’, Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 31(Summer-Winter): 1-25.
V. Satzewich, 2000. 'Whiteness Limited: Racialization and the Social Construction of "Peripheral Europeans"'. Histoire sociale/Social History, vol. 23, pp. 271-290.
P. Jungbluth and V. Satzewich, 1999. 'School Careers, Social Class and Ethnicity: The Case of Elementary School Pupils in the Netherlands', Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Onderwijs, Vorming en Opvoeding (Netherlands Journal of Schools, Education and Upbringing), vol. 15, pp. 182-196.
R. Laliberte and V. Satzewich, 1999. 'Native Migrant Labour and the Alberta Sugar Beet Industry', Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 65-86.
V. Satzewich, 1997. 'Indian Agents and the 'Indian Problem' in Canada in 1946: Reconsidering the Theory of Coercive Tutelage', Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 227-57.
V. Satzewich, 1996. 'Patronage, Moral Regulation and the Recruitment of Indian Affairs Personnel, 1879-1900', Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 144-166.
V. Satzewich, 1996. "'Where's the Beef?': Cattle Killing, Rations Policy and First Nations Criminality in Southern Alberta, 1892-1895", Journal of Historical Sociology, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 188-212.
V. Satzewich and L. Mahood, 1995, 'Indian Agents and the Residential School System in Canada, 1946-1970', Historical Studies in Education, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 41-65.
V. Satzewich, 1994, 'Who's In and Who's Out: Defining the Boundaries of the Imagined Community of Aboriginal People in Canada', International Journal of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, vol. 1, no. 1&2, pp. 49-67.
V. Satzewich and L. Mahood, 1994, 'Indian Affairs and Band Governance: Deposing Indian Chiefs in Western Canada, 1896-1911', Canadian Ethnic Studies, XXVI, no. 1, pp. 40-58.
V. Satzewich, 1993. 'Migrant and Immigrant Families in Canada: State Coercion and Legal Control in the Formation of Ethnic Families', Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 315-338.
R. Miles and V. Satzewich, 1990. 'Migration, Racism and "Post-Modern" Capitalism', Economy and Society, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 334-58.
V. Satzewich, 1989. 'Racisms: The Reactions to Chinese Migrants in Canada at the Turn of the Century', International Sociology, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 311-327.
V. Satzewich, 1989. 'Racism and Canadian Immigration Policy: The Government's View of Caribbean Migration, 1962-66', Canadian Ethnic Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 77-97.
V. Satzewich, 1989. 'Unfree Labour and Canadian Capitalism', Studies in Political Economy, vol. 28, Spring, pp. 89-110.
V. Satzewich, 1988. 'The Canadian State and the Racialization of Caribbean Migrant Farm Labour', Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 11, no 3, PP 282-304.
V. Satzewich and P. Li, 1987. 'Immigrant Labour in Canada: The Cost and Benefit of Ethnic Origin in the Job Market', Canadian Journal of Sociology, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 229-241.









Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers and Occupations in services - Domestic work

Content types

Policy analysis

Regulation domains

Newcomers integration programs, Access to permanent status, and Family reunification

Geographical focuses


Spheres of activity

Agriculture, Cultural and ethnic studies, History, Law, Management of human resources, Political science, and Sociology


English and Other