Dr. Jane Helleiner - Research

Faculty of Social Sciences - Department of Sociology

Dr. Jane Helleiner - Research

 Selected Publications  

2017.  Helleiner, Jane.  Recruiting the "Culturally Compatible" Migrant:  Irish Working Holiday Migration and White Settler Canadianness.  Ethnicities.  Vol. 17 No. 3 pp. 299-319.  DOI:  10.1177/1468796815610354

2016.  Helleiner, Jane.  Borderline Canadianness:  Border Crossings and Everyday Nationalism in Niagara.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press.

2013.  Helleiner, Jane.  Unauthorized Crossings, Danger and Death at the Canada/US Border. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Vol. 39 No. 9 pp. 1507-1524, DOI:10.1080/1369183X.2013.815431  

2012.  Helleiner, Jane.  Whiteness and Narratives of a Racialized Canada/US Border at Niagara. Canadian Journal of Sociology. Vol. 37 No. 2 pp. 109-135 http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/CJS/article/view/10016/14106

2010.  Helleiner, Jane. Canadian Border Resident Experience of the "Smartening" Border at Niagara. Journal of Borderlands Studies. Vol. 25 No. 3 & 4 pp. 87-103.

2009. Helleiner, Jane.  ‘As Much American as a Canadian Can Be’:  Cross-Border Experience and Regional Identity Among Young Borderlanders in Canadian Niagara. Anthropologica. Vol. 51. No. 1. pp. 225-238.

2009.  Helleiner, Jane.  Young Borderlanders, Tourism Work and Anti-Americanism in Canadian Niagara.  Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. Vol. 16. No. 4. pp. 438-62.

2007.  Helleiner, Jane.  'Over the River':  Border Childhoods and Border Crossings At Niagara. Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research. Vol. 14. No. 4. pp. 431-447.

2003.  Helleiner, Jane.  The Politics of Traveller Child Begging and Children's Work in Ireland. Critique of Anthropology Vol. 23. No. 1. pp.17-33
2001.  Helleiner, Jane, Pamela Downe, and Virginia Caputo.  Anthropology, Feminism and Childhood Studies. Anthropologica.Vol. 43. No. 2. pp.135-7


2001.  Helleiner, Jane.  "The Right Kind of Children":  Childhood, Gender and "Race" in Canadian Post-War Political Discourse. Anthropologica. Vol. 43. No. 2. pp. 143-52.

2001.  Helleiner, Jane.  Constructing Racialized Childhoods in Canadian Political Discourse. In Helen Schwartzman (ed.), Children and Anthropology: Perspectives for the 21st Century. Westport,CT.: Bergin & Garvey. pp. 187-204
2000.  Helleiner, Jane.  Irish Travellers: Racism and the Politics of Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. [ Choice Magazine"Outstanding Academic Title" of 2001]
1999.  Helleiner, Jane.  Toward a Feminist Anthropology of Childhood. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal. Vol. 24. No. 1 pp. 27-38

1999.  Helleiner, Jane.  Images of Racialized Childhoods in Canadian Interwar Political Discourse. Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 3. No. 1-2. pp. 41-9. [special volume on Public Images of Children]
1998.  Helleiner, Jane.  "Menace to the Social Order": Anti-Traveller Discourse in the Irish Parliamentary Debates 1939-59. Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. Vol. 24. No.1. pp. 75-91.

1998.  Helleiner, Jane.  Contested Childhood: The Discourse and Politics of Minority Childhood in Ireland. Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research. Vol. 5 No. 3. pp. 303-324

1998.  Helleiner, Jane.  "For the Protection of the Children":  The Politics of Minority Childhood in Ireland. Anthropological Quarterly. Vol. 71. No 2. pp. 51-62
1997.  Helleiner, Jane. "Women of the Itinerant Class": Gender and Anti-Traveller Racism in Ireland. Women's Studies International Forum. Vol. 20. No. 2. pp. 275-287
1997.  Helleiner, Jane and Bohdan Szuchewycz.  Discourses of Exclusion: The Irish Press and the Travelling People. In Stephen Riggins (ed.), The Language and Politics of Exclusion: Others in Discourse. Thousand Oaks: Sage. pp. 109-130
1995.  Helleiner, Jane.  Inferiorized Difference and the Limits of Pluralism in Ireland: The 1989 Anti-Hatred Act. Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. Vol. 21. No. 2. pp. 63-83.

1995.  Helleiner, Jane.  Gypsies, Celts and Tinkers: Colonial Antecedents of Anti-Traveller Racism in Ireland. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Vol. 18. No. 3. pp. 532-554

1993.  Helleiner, Jane.  Traveller Settlement in Galway City: Politics, Class, and Culture. Chris Curtin, Hastings Donnan and Tom Wilson (eds.), Irish Urban Cultures. Belfast: Institute of Irish Studies. pp. 181-201

1991.  Helleiner, Jane.  La Sedentarizzazione dei Travellers Irlandesi: Retorica e Realtà [The Settlement of Irish Travellers: Rhetoric and Reality]. La Ricerca Folklorica. No. 22. pp. 67-74. (Special Issue on European Roma and Travellers).

1990.  Helleiner, Jane.  "The Tinker's Wedding" Revisited: Irish Traveller Marriage. In Matt Salo, (ed.) 100 Years of Gypsy Studies. Publication No. 5. Cheverly, Maryland: The Gypsy Lore Society. pp. 77-85.


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