Linda Carty (sociologist)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Dr Linda Carty is a sociologist, activist, feminist and educator from Canada .[1] She is also an author and essayist and has also made contributions on environmental justice issues in Onondaga County in Ms Magazine.[2]

Carty received her PhD from the University of Toronto in 1989.[3] She currently teaches at Syracuse University in the Department of African American Studies at Syracuse university. She previously served as the Chair for this department.[4] She is also a professor of Sociology with the Maxwell school of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse.

She has been involved in HIV/AIDS work and Black Women's labor struggles in Canada, the U.S, and the Caribbean.[5]

Published Works[edit]

  • "Not a Nanny: A Gendered, Transnational Analysis of Caribbean Domestic Workers in New York City", in Decolonizing the Academy: Diaspora Theory and African New-World Studies, 2003.[6]
  • "Gender Relations at the University of the West Indies: The More Things Change the More they Remain the Same", in UWI, You/We Journal, Vol.8, 2002.[6]
  • "The Discourse of Empire and the Social Construction of Gender", in Scratching the Surface: Canadian Anti-Racist Feminist Thought, 2000.
  • We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up': Essays in African Canadian Women's History, 1994 (co-authored with Afua Cooper, Peggy Bristow, Dionne Brand et al.).
  • And Still We Rise: Feminist Political Mobilizing in Contemporary Canada (ed.), 1993, ISBN 978-0-88961-177-1.
  • Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggles, 1992 by Linda Carty (co-authored with Susan Heald, Himani Bannerji, Kari Dehli, et al.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scratching the surface: Canadian ... - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  2. ^ Ms., Spring 2007, Linda Carty: "The Dirty Saga of Onondaga County".
  3. ^ Pan African Studies at Syracuse University Newsletter 2007-2008 "AAS Faculty - Linda Carty", Department of African American Studies Pan-African Studies at Syracuse University, 2007-2008, p 21.
  4. ^ April 2, 2007, "SU’s Department of African American Studies Receives Major Ford Grant for 'Gender and Environmental Justice' Project".
  5. ^ Pan-African Studies at Syracuse University Newsletter 2007-2008 "AAS Faculty - Linda Carty", Department of African American Studies Pan African Studies at Syracuse University, 2007-2008, p 21.
  6. ^ a b "Linda Carty". Syracuse University. 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-08-07.