Directions, the Canadian Race Relation’s journal, provides community-based, action-oriented research, commentary, and perspectives on eliminating racism and discrimination.
We are pleased to announce that the August submission in Directions comes from Professor Kon K Madut of University of Ottawa. First published in Human Geographies, "Experiences of Disadvantaged African-Canadian Migrants in Ontario, Canada” discusses and studies African migrants’ challenges of resettlement, livelihood, health, and social well-being through sociological analysis and personal experiences.
Dr. Kon K. Madut is a Regular Part-time Professor with the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences and a Full-time Reviewer with the municipal government in Ottawa, Canada. Conferreda Ph.D. in Social Science by Tilburg University, The Netherlands, Masters of Liberal Studies (MLS) degree from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, B.A in Sociology from Alexandria University, Egypt, Social Services Diploma from Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada and Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education from the University of Ottawa. Dr Madut’s current teaching includes Ethnic and the National Question, Comparative Politics: Identity Issues, Social Geography, the Sociology of Work and Organization, Immigration Policies and Multiculturalism in Canada and Quebec. Dr. Madut’s research work and interest centred on immigration, employment, ethnicity, nationalism and socio-cultural issues, and the interplay between them as they affect the course and pace of social relations and human well-being. These include global and local issues of cultural and ethnic diversity, construction of groups or individuals identity, communities and its influences on health and human well-being. He is a member of Canadian Sociological Association CSA, American Sociological Association ASA and an Associate of the Taos Institute, USA.
Directions, the Canadian Race Relation’s journal, provides community-based, action-oriented research, commentary, and perspectives on eliminating racism and discrimination. This journal serves as an important piece of the CRRF’s mission to strengthen Canadian values and build a united Canadian community. Articles are aligned with the articulated themes of race, racism, and discrimination - in all forms - in Canada an approximately one article will be published per month.
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