Parvin Ghorayshi, University of Winnipeg

Professor Emeritus Sociology Winnipeg, Manitoba p.ghorayshi@uwinnipeg.ca

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Bio/Research

Parvin Ghorayshi is currently working on a number of projects including, the role of Diaspora in promoting global citizenship; Multi-ethnic cities and Peace Building; Development by and for Inner City Communities; and she is part of a SSHRC funded research project on community Economic Developmen...

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Bio/Research

Parvin Ghorayshi is currently working on a number of projects including, the role of Diaspora in promoting global citizenship; Multi-ethnic cities and Peace Building; Development by and for Inner City Communities; and she is part of a SSHRC funded research project on community Economic Development that involves academics and over twenty community organizations.

Her research interests include human rights and social justice, feminist theories, gender relations in developing countries, globalization and social justice, with a focus on the Middle East.

She is the author of Women and Work in Developing Countries, 1994; and co-editor of Women, Work, and Gender Relations in Developing Countries: A Global Perspective, 1996.

Her most recent publications appear in Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Women and Politics, Anthropologie et Societe, in Gender, Race and Nation: A Global Perspective, eds. V. Dhruvarajan and J.Vickers, 2002. University of Toronto Press, and in the Impact of Health of Global Inequalities at Work, Jody Heymann, ed. Oxford University Press 2003. Unholy Alliances: the Discourse of Globalization and our Global Future, in L. Samuelson and W. Antony, eds. Power and Resistance. 2007 (4th edition).

Her latest publication is in the area of community development and Diaspora studies. Please see, Ghorayshi, P. and and J. Silver 2006, In Their Own Voices: Building Urban Aboriginal Communities CCPA Mb; Ghorayshi and Silver "Transformative Community Development: The Aboriginal Way” in Making Waves (Spring 2006); and Ghorayshi et.al. 2007 “CED and the Ideal of Community in the Era of Globalization,” in J. Loxley Editor Theories of Community Economic Development, Zed Press, (Forthcoming).


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