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Week 10: Labour and Migration

Focus: Medical Migration -- labour and the modern hospital.


Background Readings:


Joan M. Haig, From Kings Cross to Kew: Following the History of Zambia's Indian Community through British Imperial Archives History in Africa, 2007; Vol. 34, pp. 55-66 Database: Project Muse

Michael B Katz, Mark J. Stern, Jamie J.Fader, The Mexican Immigration Debate: The View from History Social Science History, Summer 2007; Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 157-189 Database: Project Muse

Leo Lucassen, Bringing Structure Back In: Economic and Political Determinants of Immigration in Dutch Cities, 1920-1940 Social Science History, Fall 2002; Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 503-529 Database: Project Muse

Marc McLeod "We Cubans Are Obligated Like Cats to Have a Clean Face": Malaria, Quarantine, and Race in Neocolonial Cuba, 1898-1940 The Americas, July 2010; Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 57-81 Database: Project Muse

Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Invisible Immigrants: Undocumented Migration and Border Controls in Postwar Japan The Journal of Japanese Studies, Winter 2006; Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 119-153 Database: Project Muse


Claudia Sadowski-Smith Unskilled Labor Migration and the Illegality Spiral: Chinese, European, and Mexican Indocumentados in the United States, 1882–2007 American Quarterly, September 2008; Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 779-804


Joan Sangster, The Polish 'Dionnes': Gender, Ethnicity, and Immigrant Workers in Post–Second World War Canada The Canadian Historical Review, September 2007; Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 469-500 Database: Project Muse