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Local Immigration Research Database

HIPC has created a custom database featuring research projects, reports and publications focusing on immigration to Hamilton, newcomers and immigrants in Hamilton, or newcomer integration in Hamilton. Search by keyword to find sources of interest to you.

This inventory includes a comprehensive listing of graduate student theses and scholarly journal articles, as well as unpublished papers and reports of interest to the research community.

This inventory is a project of HIPC’s Research and Evaluation Committee. If you have items that you think should be added to this inventory, please email us at Immigration.Partnership@Hamilton.ca

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Becoming Vietnamese-Canadian: The story of the Vietnamese Boat People in Hamilton
Graduate Thesis - PhD
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Dam, H. 2009
Barriers to care: The challenges for Canadian refugees and their health care providers
Journal Article Journal of Refugee Studies
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McKeary, M. 2010
Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Healthcare for Refugees and Claimants in Canada
Journal Article Canadian Journal of Public Health
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Antonipillai, V. 2017
Assessing the barriers and facilitators to food security that influence dietary changes among refugees
Graduate Thesis - Masters
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Huang, E. 2012
Air quality in Hamilton: Who is concerned? Perceptions from three neighbourhoods
Journal Article Social Indicators Research
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Simone, D. 2012
Adolescent Body image distortion: A consideration of immigrant generational status, immigrant concentration, sex and body dissatisfaction
Journal Article Journal of Youth and Adolescence
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Kimber, M. 2015
Accessibility and the allocation of clinic resources to optimize blood donor yield: A case study of the Hamilton CMA
Graduate Thesis - Masters
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Esita, J.A. 2012
Access to health care: The experiences of refugee and refugee claimant women in Hamilton, Ontario
Journal Article Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies
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Newbold, K.B. 2013
A mixed-method analysis of sense of place and mental wellbeing of visible minority immigrants
Graduate Thesis - PhD
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Agyekum, B. 2016
A comprehensive approach to health literacy: validating the All Aspects of Health Literacy Scale in a representative sample of Arabic-speaking adult Syrian refugees
Graduate Thesis - Masters
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Raafia, S. 2017