Carmela Patrias

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Carmela Patrias

Carmela Patrias is a social historian with a special interest in Canadian immigration, labour and women's history.

Her publications include Patriots and Proletarians: Politicizing Hungarian Immigrants in Interwar Canada (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994); Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939 (University of Toronto Press, 2006), co-authored with Ruth Frager; Confrontation, Struggle and Transformation: Organized Labour in the St. Catharines Area (Canadian Committee on Labour History, 2007), co-authored with Larry Savage; as well as a number of articles on immigrant workers and the history of human rights in Canada.

Her current projects include an SSHRC-funded study of employment discrimination against racialized minorities in Canada during World War II.

Carmela Patrias