Jeffrey G. Reitz is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, R.F. Harney Professor Emeritus of Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies, and cross-appointed faculty member at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, at the University of Toronto. He has published extensively on immigration and inter-group relations in Canada from comparative perspectives and has frequently contributed to discussions of policies on immigration, multiculturalism, and minority group employment in Canada.
This website is a comprehensive and up-to-date source on Jeff’s research and professional work, accessible through the following links (see also the menus above, and posts below):
- Bio and C.V. including List of Publications
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- Videos and Interviews
- Harney Program Archive: 1999-2020
Check Recent Posts and Book information below.
New publication: “The Role of Employers in Selecting Highly-Skilled Immigrants: Potentials and Limitations.” Journal of International Migration and Integration, online 22 March 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-023-01030-y. Shardit link: https://rdcu.be/c8fZI. Part of a special issue on Canadian immigration policy. Detailed posting in preparation.
- Does diversity discourse matter? Surprisingly little, based on comparisons of France and Canada — see the latest resultsA new article in International Migration Review, in collaboration with Emily Laxer and Patrick Simon, and entitled “National cultural framesContinue reading “Does diversity discourse matter? Surprisingly little, based on comparisons of France and Canada — see the latest results”
- “Canada: Continuity and Change in Immigration for Nation-Building” – a new Canada chapter for a classic comparative textAn overview of the content and context of Canada’s immigration policy by Jeff Reitz is featured in the new 4thContinue reading ““Canada: Continuity and Change in Immigration for Nation-Building” – a new Canada chapter for a classic comparative text”
- University-educated Mexicans are moving north in larger numbers: how many will come to Canada?As migration of university-educated Mexicans to both the United States and Canada has begun to increase, the greater opportunities thatContinue reading “University-educated Mexicans are moving north in larger numbers: how many will come to Canada?”
- Can Canada’s Multiculturalism address racism? An assessment of its 50-year history suggests the answer is ‘No.’Can Canadian Multiculturalism help us respond to calls for action to address anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in the country? Prof.Continue reading “Can Canada’s Multiculturalism address racism? An assessment of its 50-year history suggests the answer is ‘No.’”
- Does the new credential-equivalence requirement for prospective immigrants solve skill under-utilization for immigrants after arrival? Partly.Prof. Reitz joined a research team to provide the answer: the new requirement helps, but racial minority immigrants continue toContinue reading “Does the new credential-equivalence requirement for prospective immigrants solve skill under-utilization for immigrants after arrival? Partly.”
- Mixed-race Canadians: “in-between but ‘leaning’ white”In collaboration with CUNY sociologist Richard Alba, Jeff recently published a new analysis of the social lives of mixed-race Canadians,Continue reading “Mixed-race Canadians: “in-between but ‘leaning’ white””
Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity
With Raymond Breton, Karen Kisiel Dion, and Kenneth L. Dion, Amsterdam(Springer, 2009)
Warmth of the Welcome: The Social Causes of Economic Success for Immigrants in Different Nations and Cities
Honourable Mention, Thomas and Znaniecki Award for “outstanding social science scholarship in the field of international migration.” Nominated for the John Porter Book Award. Published by Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1998. (American Sociological Association, 2000)
Ethnic Relations in Canada: Institutional Dynamics
Essays by Raymond Breton. Edited and with an introduction by Jeffrey G. Reitz
Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2005.
Canadian Immigration Policy for the 21st Century
Co-edited with Charles Beach and Alan Green.
Kingston, ON: John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, 2003.
Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage
6th edition. Co-edited with Edward Grabb, and Monica Hwang.
Scarborough: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Host Societies and the Reception of Immigrants
Edited by Jeffrey G. Reitz. San Diego, CA: University of California, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, 2003.