Linda Carty (sociologist)
Linda Carty is a sociologist, activist, feminist and educator from Canada. She is also an author and essayist and has also made contributions on environmental justice issues in Onondaga County in Ms Magazine.
Carty was born in the Caribbean and later went to study in Canada. She received her PhD from the University of Toronto in 1989. She currently teaches at Syracuse University in the Department of African American Studies at Syracuse university. She previously served as the Chair for this department. She is also a professor of Sociology with the Maxwell school of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse.
Carty's work centers around the various ways that black people are made "invisible" in culture and in the classroom. She has also been involved in HIV/AIDS work and Black Women's labor struggles in Canada, the U.S, and the Caribbean. Other topics she has studied are immigration policies in Canada, with a focus on the Caribbean Domestic Scheme in the 1950s.
Carty's book, co-authored with Susan Heald and Himani Bannerji, Unsettling Relations (1992) was favorably reviewed by The Gazette. In 'We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up' (1994), her essay "offers an overview of how race and class helped shape black women's historical experience in Canada."
- "Not a Nanny: A Gendered, Transnational Analysis of Caribbean Domestic Workers in New York City", in Decolonizing the Academy: Diaspora Theory and African New-World Studies, 2003.
- "Gender Relations at the University of the West Indies: The More Things Change the More they Remain the Same", in UWI, You/We Journal, Vol.8, 2002.
- "The Discourse of Empire and the Social Construction of Gender", in Scratching the Surface: Canadian Anti-Racist Feminist Thought, 2000.
- We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us Up': Essays in African Canadian Women's History, 1994 (co-authored with Afua Cooper, Peggy Bristow, Dionne Brand et al.).
- And Still We Rise: Feminist Political Mobilizing in Contemporary Canada (ed.), 1993, ISBN 978-0-88961-177-1 Search this book on ..
- Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggles, 1992 by Linda Carty (co-authored with Susan Heald, Himani Bannerji, Kari Dehli, et al.)
- Scratching the surface: Canadian ... - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2011-08-07. Search this book on
- Ms., Spring 2007, Linda Carty: "The Dirty Saga of Onondaga County".
- Parameswaran, Uma (1 October 1991). "Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggles". Canadian Dimension. Retrieved 26 December 2017 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Pan African Studies at Syracuse University Newsletter 2007-2008 "AAS Faculty - Linda Carty", Department of African American Studies Pan-African Studies at Syracuse University, 2007-2008, p 21.
- Sudbury, Julia; Okazawa-Rey, Margo (2015-11-23). Activist Scholarship: Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change. Routledge. p. 235. ISBN 9781317264248. Search this book on
- Pan-African Studies at Syracuse University Newsletter 2007-2008 "AAS Faculty - Linda Carty", Department of African American Studies Pan African Studies at Syracuse University, 2007-2008, p 21.
- Simmons, Christina (1 February 1996). ""We're Rooted Here and They Can't Pull Us up": Essays In African Canadian Women's History". The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology. Retrieved 26 February 2017 – via HighBeam Research.
- Gagnon, Louise (7 September 1991). "Struggle for real equality has far to go, women say". The Gazette (Montreal). Retrieved 26 December 2017 – via LexisNexis. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "Linda Carty". Syracuse University. 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
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