Axis “Immigration, living conditions, and religion”

Jill Hanley

Regular member


Full Professor, McGill School of Social Work

Scientific Director, Institut universitaire SHERPA : immigration, culture, santé

Research interests

Social policy: immigration/refugee policy; labour rights; health; social housing; community organizing: cross-cultural; feminist; neighbourhood; anti-poverty; immigration; labour; community development: housing; community economic development


Contact information

3506, rue University,
Room 300
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3A 0G5

jill.hanley [at] (> Email)

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Selection of works

Hanley, J., Ives, N., Lenet, J., Walsh, C. A., Hordyk, S.-R., Ben Soltane, S., & Este, D. (2019). Migrant women’s health and housing insecurity: an intersectional analysis. International Journal of Migration, Health & Social Care: 15(1): 90-106.

Tungohan, E., Hanley, J. (2019). Introduction to the themed section: a question of caring‐ethical and policy dilemmas arising from care migration.  International Journal of Care and Caring. 3(2): 225-227.

Hanley, J., Al Mhamied, A., Cleveland, J., Hajjar, O., Hassan, G., Ives, N., Khyar, R., Hynie, M. (2018). The Social Networks, Social Support and Social Capital of Syrian Refugees Sponsored to Settle in Montreal: Indications from their early experiences of integration. Canadian Ethnic Studies 50(2): 123-149. 

Hanley, J., Larios, L., Salamanca Cardona, M., Henaway, M., Dwaikat Shaer, N., Ben Soltane, S., Eid, P. (2018). Gender dynamics of temporary placement agency work: (Im)migrants, know your place! Canadian Diversity

Choudry, A, Hanley, J, Shragge, E. (2012). Organize!: Building from the Local for Global Justice. Oakland, CA: PM Press.

Choudry, A., Hanley, J., Jordan, S., Shragge, E., and Stiegman, M. (2009). Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants. Blackpoint, NS: Fernwood Press


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