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Tania Das Gupta

Department of Equity Studies
Department of Sociology

Professor
Undergraduate Program Director, Equity Studies
HREQ & MISTCoordinator
 
Office: 310 Atkinson
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 66345
Emailtdasgu@yorku.ca
 
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Tania Das Gupta is professor in the Department of Equity Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University. Her publications and research interests are in the following areas: South Asian diaspora, race and racism, anti-racism, immigration and refugee issues, state policies, and women, work and families.

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Research Interests

Racism and Anti-racism , Gender Issues , Class, Employment and Labour, Multiculturalism, Migration, Transnationalism

Selected Publications

Tania Das Gupta with Rebecca Hagey and Jane Turritin, "Racial Discrimination in Nursing" in Interrogating Race and Racism, Vijay Agnew, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.261-301.

Das Gupta, T. "Immigrant Women's Activism: The Last Thirty Years," in Race, Racialization, and Antiracism in Canada and Beyond, Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Randy Enomoto, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.105-116.

Das Gupta, T. Presented paper titled: "Transnationalism From Below: Twice-Migrated South Asian Immigrants in Canada," 12th International Metropolis Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 8-12, 2007.

Das Gupta, T. Co-authored with Cynthia Cranford and Leah F. Vosko, "Thinking Through Community Unionism" in Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006.

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada,"International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

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All Publications

Books

Real Nurses and Others: Racism in Nursing. (Halifax: Fernwood Press, 2009) ,127 pages , ISBN978-1-55266-298-4

Co-edited with Carl James, Grace Edwards Galabuzi, Roger Maaka, Chris Andersen, Race and Racialization: Essential Readings. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2007, 416 pages (ISBN 978-1-55130-335-2

Learning From Our History: Community Development by Immigrant Women in Ontario, 1958-86, A Tool For Action (Toronto: Cross Cultural Communication Centre, 1986), 105 pages (ISBN 0-9691060-7-6).

Racism and Paid Work (Toronto: Garamond Press, 1996), 130 pages, ISBN 1-55193-000-5.

Co-editor (with Jesse Vorst, Roxana Ng, et al), Race, Class, Gender: Bonds and Barriers, (Winnipeg: Between the Lines, 1989), 260 pages (ISBN 0-921284-26-8).

Book Chapters

Tania Das Gupta with Rebecca Hagey and Jane Turritin, "Racial Discrimination in Nursing" in Interrogating Race and Racism, Vijay Agnew, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.261-301.

Das Gupta, T. "Immigrant Women's Activism: The Last Thirty Years," in Race, Racialization, and Antiracism in Canada and Beyond, Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Randy Enomoto, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.105-116.

Das Gupta, T. Co-authored with Cynthia Cranford and Leah F. Vosko, "Thinking Through Community Unionism" in Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism/Anti-Racism, Precarious Employment and Unions" in Precarious Employment Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006, p. 318-334.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism in Nursing," in Women At the Margins: Is Anyone Listening? edited by Merle Jacobs (Toronto: Women's Press, 2002).

Das Gupta, T. "Families of Native Peoples, Immigrants and People of Colour," in Canadian Families: Diversity, Conflict & Change edited by Nancy Mandell and Ann Duffy (Toronto: Harcourt Brace, 2000), 42 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Multiculturalism Policy: Terrain of Struggle For Immigrant Women", in Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader edited by Nuzhat Amin, Frances Beer, Kathryn McPherson, Andrea Medovarski, Angela Miles, Goli Rezai-Rashti (Canada: Inanna Publications and Education Inc., 1999), 6 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "The Politics of Multiculturalism: "Immigrant Women" and the Canadian State," in Scratching the Surface: Canadian Anti-Racist Feminist Thought edited by Enakshi Dua and Angela Robertson (Toronto: Women's Press, 1999), 46 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Anti-Racism and the Organized Labour Movement," in Racism and Social Inequality in Canada, ed. Vic Satzewich, (Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, 1998), 20 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," in Feminism and Education: A Canadian Perspective, Vol. 2, (Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1994), p. 17-42.

Das Gupta, T. "Introducing Race, Class and Gender: Towards an Anti-Racist, Working Class Feminist Movement," in Race, Class, Gender: Bonds and Barriers. (Winnipeg: Between the Lines, 1989) , pp. 1-9.

Journal Articles

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada," International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

Das Gupta, T. "Teaching Anti-Racist Research in the Academy," Teaching Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 4 October 2003, pp.456-468.

Das Gupta, T. and F. lacovetta "Introduction to "Whose Canada Is It? Immigrant Women, Women of Colour and Feminist Critiques of `Multiculturalism'," in Atlantis, Vol. 24.2 Spring/Summer 2000, 4 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Anti-Black Racism in Nursing in Ontario," in Studies in Political Economy, (Fall, 1996), pp. 97116.

Das Gupta, T. "Political Economy of Gender, Race & Class: Looking at South Asian Immigrant Women in Canada," in Canadian Ethnic Studies, (1994), Vol. XXVI, no. 1, pp. 59-73.

Das Gupta, T. "Multiculturalism Policy: Terrain of Struggle for Immigrant Women," in Canadian Woman Studies, (1994), , p. 72-75.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," in New Horizons in Adult Education, (1993), April, pp. 33-50.

Das Gupta, T. "Involving Immigrant Women: A Case of Participatory Research," in Canadian Women's Studies, (1987), Vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 14-16.

Das Gupta, T. "Unravelling the Web," in Resources for Feminist Research, (1987), Vol. 16, no. 1, March, pp. 13-14.

Das Gupta, T. "Looking Under the Mosaic: South Asian Immigrant Women," in Polyphony, (1986), Vol. 8, nos. 1-2, pp. 67-69.

Conference Proceedings

Das Gupta, T. and B. Fallis, "Defining the Field of Community Development in Toronto," Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of Canadian Association for the Study ofAdult Education, ed. Barbara Stolze Clough, (University of Victoria, 1990), pp. 120-124.

Conference Papers

Das Gupta, T. Presented paper titled: "Transnationalism From Below: Twice-Migrated South Asian Immigrants in Canada," 12th International Metropolis Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 8-12, 2007.

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada,"International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

Das Gupta, T. "Towards a Conceptual Framework of Understanding Racism in the Workplace," Perspective on Social Inequalities: Issues of Race, Gender and Class Worldwide," York University, Sep. 14, 2001.

Das Gupta, T. "Teaching Anti-Racist Research From the Academy," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., August 15, 2000.

Das Gupta, T. "Issues and Dilemmas in Doing Anti-Racist Research From The Academy," Third Bi-Annual Conference for Caribbean and International Social Work Educators, Trinidad, July 8, 1997.

Das Gupta, T. "The Role of the State in Shaping Families of Colour," Conference on The Political Economy of Marriage and Family, Women's Studies, Atkinson College, York University, November 4, 1995.

Das Gupta, T. "The Construction of Race and Gender in State Policy, Practices and Discourse," Centre for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 22, 1995.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," Atkinson College And Part-time Education Conference, York University, April 29, 1992.

Das Gupta, T. "Mode of Production Controversy in India," Political Economy of Adult Education Conference, International Council of Adult Education, Toronto, December 8-12, 1980.

Book Reviews

Das Gupta, T. Re-Thinking Anti-Racisms: From Theory To Practice edited by Floya Anthias and Cathie Lloyd in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 33, 2, 2004.

Das Gupta, D. Immigrants and the Labour Force; Policy, Regulation, and Impact, by Ravi Pendakur in Labour/Le Travail, 2001.

Das Gupta, D. Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship, by Leah H. Vosko in Resources for Feminist Research, 2001.

Research Reports

Das Gupta, T. "Some Effects on Nurses of Race, Colour or Ethnicity: Summary of Das Gupta's Survey of Nurses, November 2001-May 2002," Implementing Accountability for Equity and Ending Racial Backlash in Nursing, Centre for Equity in Health and Society, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Toronto, April 2005.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism in Nursing," Ontario Nurses' Association, 2003, 150 pages (additional Executive Report of 19) pages. The full report will be published as a book.

Das Gupta, T. "Analytical Report on Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) vs. Hotel Dieu," ONA, 1995, 75 pages.

Public Lectures

Das Gupta, T. “Anti-Racist Alliances and Practices,” The 8th Annual Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Studies Conference, Researchers and Academics of Colour (RACE), Ryerson University, Toronto, November 16, 2008.

Das Gupta, T. “Labour Market Experiences of Indo-Canadian Women” at the 28th North American Bengali Conference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, July 5, 2008.

Das Gupta, T. “Racial Harassment,” Second Annual Racial Harassment Conference, Osgoode Hall School, May 25, 2003

Das Gupta, T. “Terror and Turmoil: The Situation in South Asia and its Global Implications” organized by South Asian Studies Program at York University, Sep. 26, 2001

Das Gupta, T. “Manifestations of Racial Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace,” Continuing Legal Education, Osgoode Hall School, May 17, 2001.

Das Gupta, T. Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Human Rights and Equity Caucus, Toronto, Nov. 20, 2000

Das Gupta,T. “Immigrant Women’s Activism: the Last 30 Years,” Conference on End Racism Activism For the 21st Century,” Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 23-25, 2000

Das Gupta, T. Racism at Work, International Day for the Elimination of Racism, Interdepartmental Employment Equity Committee, Human Resources Development Canada, March 21, 2000

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2014 AP/HREQ3485 3.0  Migrant Workers and Human Rights LECT Course Website 

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/HREQ3100 6.0  Research Methods in Equity Studies LECT Course Website 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/MIST3680 6.0  Racism in Canada LECT Course Website 


Tania Das Gupta is professor in the Department of Equity Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University. Her publications and research interests are in the following areas: South Asian diaspora, race and racism, anti-racism, immigration and refugee issues, state policies, and women, work and families.



Degrees

Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., University of Toronto
B.A., University of Toronto


Research Interests:

Poverty , Racism and Anti-racism , Gender Issues , Class, Employment and Labour, Multiculturalism, Migration, Transnationalism

Selected Publications

Tania Das Gupta with Rebecca Hagey and Jane Turritin, "Racial Discrimination in Nursing" in Interrogating Race and Racism, Vijay Agnew, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.261-301.

Das Gupta, T. "Immigrant Women's Activism: The Last Thirty Years," in Race, Racialization, and Antiracism in Canada and Beyond, Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Randy Enomoto, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.105-116.

Das Gupta, T. Presented paper titled: "Transnationalism From Below: Twice-Migrated South Asian Immigrants in Canada," 12th International Metropolis Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 8-12, 2007.

Das Gupta, T. Co-authored with Cynthia Cranford and Leah F. Vosko, "Thinking Through Community Unionism" in Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006.

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada,"International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

All Publications

Books

Real Nurses and Others: Racism in Nursing. (Halifax: Fernwood Press, 2009) ,127 pages , ISBN978-1-55266-298-4

Co-edited with Carl James, Grace Edwards Galabuzi, Roger Maaka, Chris Andersen, Race and Racialization: Essential Readings. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2007, 416 pages (ISBN 978-1-55130-335-2

Learning From Our History: Community Development by Immigrant Women in Ontario, 1958-86, A Tool For Action (Toronto: Cross Cultural Communication Centre, 1986), 105 pages (ISBN 0-9691060-7-6).

Racism and Paid Work (Toronto: Garamond Press, 1996), 130 pages, ISBN 1-55193-000-5.

Co-editor (with Jesse Vorst, Roxana Ng, et al), Race, Class, Gender: Bonds and Barriers, (Winnipeg: Between the Lines, 1989), 260 pages (ISBN 0-921284-26-8).

Book Chapters

Tania Das Gupta with Rebecca Hagey and Jane Turritin, "Racial Discrimination in Nursing" in Interrogating Race and Racism, Vijay Agnew, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.261-301.

Das Gupta, T. "Immigrant Women's Activism: The Last Thirty Years," in Race, Racialization, and Antiracism in Canada and Beyond, Genevieve Fuji Johnson and Randy Enomoto, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, p.105-116.

Das Gupta, T. Co-authored with Cynthia Cranford and Leah F. Vosko, "Thinking Through Community Unionism" in Precarious Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism/Anti-Racism, Precarious Employment and Unions" in Precarious Employment Employment: Understanding Labour Market Insecurity in Canada edited by Leah F. Vosko. Canada: McGill Queen's University Press, 2006, p. 318-334.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism in Nursing," in Women At the Margins: Is Anyone Listening? edited by Merle Jacobs (Toronto: Women's Press, 2002).

Das Gupta, T. "Families of Native Peoples, Immigrants and People of Colour," in Canadian Families: Diversity, Conflict & Change edited by Nancy Mandell and Ann Duffy (Toronto: Harcourt Brace, 2000), 42 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Multiculturalism Policy: Terrain of Struggle For Immigrant Women", in Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader edited by Nuzhat Amin, Frances Beer, Kathryn McPherson, Andrea Medovarski, Angela Miles, Goli Rezai-Rashti (Canada: Inanna Publications and Education Inc., 1999), 6 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "The Politics of Multiculturalism: "Immigrant Women" and the Canadian State," in Scratching the Surface: Canadian Anti-Racist Feminist Thought edited by Enakshi Dua and Angela Robertson (Toronto: Women's Press, 1999), 46 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Anti-Racism and the Organized Labour Movement," in Racism and Social Inequality in Canada, ed. Vic Satzewich, (Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, 1998), 20 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," in Feminism and Education: A Canadian Perspective, Vol. 2, (Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1994), p. 17-42.

Das Gupta, T. "Introducing Race, Class and Gender: Towards an Anti-Racist, Working Class Feminist Movement," in Race, Class, Gender: Bonds and Barriers. (Winnipeg: Between the Lines, 1989) , pp. 1-9.

Journal Articles

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada," International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

Das Gupta, T. "Teaching Anti-Racist Research in the Academy," Teaching Sociology, Vol. 31, No. 4 October 2003, pp.456-468.

Das Gupta, T. and F. lacovetta "Introduction to "Whose Canada Is It? Immigrant Women, Women of Colour and Feminist Critiques of `Multiculturalism'," in Atlantis, Vol. 24.2 Spring/Summer 2000, 4 pages.

Das Gupta, T. "Anti-Black Racism in Nursing in Ontario," in Studies in Political Economy, (Fall, 1996), pp. 97116.

Das Gupta, T. "Political Economy of Gender, Race & Class: Looking at South Asian Immigrant Women in Canada," in Canadian Ethnic Studies, (1994), Vol. XXVI, no. 1, pp. 59-73.

Das Gupta, T. "Multiculturalism Policy: Terrain of Struggle for Immigrant Women," in Canadian Woman Studies, (1994), , p. 72-75.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," in New Horizons in Adult Education, (1993), April, pp. 33-50.

Das Gupta, T. "Involving Immigrant Women: A Case of Participatory Research," in Canadian Women's Studies, (1987), Vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 14-16.

Das Gupta, T. "Unravelling the Web," in Resources for Feminist Research, (1987), Vol. 16, no. 1, March, pp. 13-14.

Das Gupta, T. "Looking Under the Mosaic: South Asian Immigrant Women," in Polyphony, (1986), Vol. 8, nos. 1-2, pp. 67-69.

Conference Proceedings

Das Gupta, T. and B. Fallis, "Defining the Field of Community Development in Toronto," Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of Canadian Association for the Study ofAdult Education, ed. Barbara Stolze Clough, (University of Victoria, 1990), pp. 120-124.

Conference Papers

Das Gupta, T. Presented paper titled: "Transnationalism From Below: Twice-Migrated South Asian Immigrants in Canada," 12th International Metropolis Conference, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 8-12, 2007.

Das Gupta, T. "Twice Migrated: Political Economy of South Asian Immigrants From the Middle East to Canada,"International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 9, p. 263-274, 2005 06. [www.Humanities-Journal.com]

Das Gupta, T. "Towards a Conceptual Framework of Understanding Racism in the Workplace," Perspective on Social Inequalities: Issues of Race, Gender and Class Worldwide," York University, Sep. 14, 2001.

Das Gupta, T. "Teaching Anti-Racist Research From the Academy," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., August 15, 2000.

Das Gupta, T. "Issues and Dilemmas in Doing Anti-Racist Research From The Academy," Third Bi-Annual Conference for Caribbean and International Social Work Educators, Trinidad, July 8, 1997.

Das Gupta, T. "The Role of the State in Shaping Families of Colour," Conference on The Political Economy of Marriage and Family, Women's Studies, Atkinson College, York University, November 4, 1995.

Das Gupta, T. "The Construction of Race and Gender in State Policy, Practices and Discourse," Centre for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 22, 1995.

Das Gupta, T. "Towards An Anti-Racist, Feminist Teaching Method," Atkinson College And Part-time Education Conference, York University, April 29, 1992.

Das Gupta, T. "Mode of Production Controversy in India," Political Economy of Adult Education Conference, International Council of Adult Education, Toronto, December 8-12, 1980.

Book Reviews

Das Gupta, T. Re-Thinking Anti-Racisms: From Theory To Practice edited by Floya Anthias and Cathie Lloyd in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 33, 2, 2004.

Das Gupta, D. Immigrants and the Labour Force; Policy, Regulation, and Impact, by Ravi Pendakur in Labour/Le Travail, 2001.

Das Gupta, D. Temporary Work: The Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship, by Leah H. Vosko in Resources for Feminist Research, 2001.

Research Reports

Das Gupta, T. "Some Effects on Nurses of Race, Colour or Ethnicity: Summary of Das Gupta's Survey of Nurses, November 2001-May 2002," Implementing Accountability for Equity and Ending Racial Backlash in Nursing, Centre for Equity in Health and Society, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Toronto, April 2005.

Das Gupta, T. "Racism in Nursing," Ontario Nurses' Association, 2003, 150 pages (additional Executive Report of 19) pages. The full report will be published as a book.

Das Gupta, T. "Analytical Report on Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) vs. Hotel Dieu," ONA, 1995, 75 pages.

Public Lectures

Das Gupta, T. “Anti-Racist Alliances and Practices,” The 8th Annual Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Studies Conference, Researchers and Academics of Colour (RACE), Ryerson University, Toronto, November 16, 2008.

Das Gupta, T. “Labour Market Experiences of Indo-Canadian Women” at the 28th North American Bengali Conference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, July 5, 2008.

Das Gupta, T. “Racial Harassment,” Second Annual Racial Harassment Conference, Osgoode Hall School, May 25, 2003

Das Gupta, T. “Terror and Turmoil: The Situation in South Asia and its Global Implications” organized by South Asian Studies Program at York University, Sep. 26, 2001

Das Gupta, T. “Manifestations of Racial Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace,” Continuing Legal Education, Osgoode Hall School, May 17, 2001.

Das Gupta, T. Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Human Rights and Equity Caucus, Toronto, Nov. 20, 2000

Das Gupta,T. “Immigrant Women’s Activism: the Last 30 Years,” Conference on End Racism Activism For the 21st Century,” Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 23-25, 2000

Das Gupta, T. Racism at Work, International Day for the Elimination of Racism, Interdepartmental Employment Equity Committee, Human Resources Development Canada, March 21, 2000


Teaching:

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2014 AP/HREQ3485 3.0  Migrant Workers and Human Rights LECT Course Website 

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/HREQ3100 6.0  Research Methods in Equity Studies LECT Course Website 
Fall/Winter 2014-2015 AP/MIST3680 6.0  Racism in Canada LECT Course Website