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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Borders on Belonging: Gender and Immigration

General Material

This web journal is divided into 3 parts: "Part 1 - Media and Immigration" examines the role that mainstream media plays in perpetuating negative stereotypes and widespread fear of immigrants. "Part 2 - Critical Essays: Theorizing the Issues" presents the work of scholars who discuss a wide range of issues in relation to gender and immigration, including, borders, state violence and the criminalization of immigrants, definitions of "state" and "sovereignty," gendered and sexualized labor, homoerotic fantasies, religion and racism. And finally, "Part 3 - Critical Engagements: Artists and Activists Intervene" is comprised of contributions by artists and activists who have worked to create more complex and accurate representations of the lives of and issues faced by immigrantsÑworks that dispel stereotypes and promote social change.