The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants and Refugees in North American and Australian Cities

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Ethnic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 1:10 PM / 2:50 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: 8229, Park Tower Suites, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Stavros Constantinou, Carlos Teixeira
Chairs: Stavros Constantinou


Cities in North America and Australia serve not only as “port of entry” for immigrants and refugees from all over the world but also as places where the majority of immigrants and refugees settle. Many of these cities provide diverse labor markets, but also high housing costs. This session will explore the housing and economic experiences of immigrants and refugees in different cities and its suburbs in North American and Australian cities.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Jessica Fan*, Indiana University, Understanding Chinese Immigrant Family Life Experience through Space 20 1:10 PM
Presenter Madhuri Sharma*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, A Typology Analyses of Diversity, Segregation, and Economy in US Metropolises, 2000-2014 20 1:30 PM
Presenter Carlos Teixeira*, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Hugo De Burgos, University of British Columbia, Settlement and Housing Experiences of Latin American Immigrants in Mid-sized Cities in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada 20 1:50 PM
Presenter James Forrest*, Macquarie University, Expanding the ethnoburb concept towards a new understanding of urban residential patterns in increasingly ethnically-diverse cities: the Australian case. 20 2:10 PM
Presenter Reuben Allen*, Ball State University, Chinatown’s Expansion in Post-Industrial Chicago 20 2:30 PM

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