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This inventory includes a comprehensive listing of graduate student theses and scholarly journal articles, as well as unpublished papers and reports of interest to the research community.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
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
Exploring Mental Health Care Providers' Experiences and Implementation of Cultural Competence
Graduate Thesis - Masters
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Liston, K. 2015
Provider perspectives on barriers and strategies for achieving culturally sensitive mental health services for immigrants: A Hamilton, Ontario case study
Journal Article Journal of International Migration and Integration
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Wood, J. 2012
Religion/spirituality, therapeutic landscape and immigrant mental well-being amongst African immigrants to Canada
Book Mental Health, Religion & Culture
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Agyekum, B. 2016
Sense of place and mental wellness of visible minority immigrants in Hamilton, Ontario: revelations from key informants
Journal Article Canadian Ethnic Studies
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Agyekum, B. 2016
Sense of place in Hamilton, Ontario: Empirical results of a neighborhood-based survey
Journal Article Urban Geography
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Williams, A. 2010