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Development as Remittances or Development as Freedom?

Exploring Canada’s Temporary Migration Programs from a Rights-based Approach

From: Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada


Discusses development and Canada’s temporary migration programs, focusing on methods and terminology, problematic policies of "managed migration" and moving from meeting needs to expanding freedoms.



Kerry Preibisch

Kerry Preibisch is an associate professor at the University of Guelph. A sociologist specializing in international migration, her research focuses on temporary migration programs, migrant rights, and development; labour and globalized agro-food systems; gender, migration, and rural livelihoods in Latin America; and immigration and social change in rural Canada. She has published in International Migration Review, Signs, and International Migration, among others.