Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48Clothing and appearance are steeped in social and personal significance, con- veying individuals’ gender, class, culture, and occupation. In the communal setting of long-term residential care, where residents’ autonomy and mobility are often limited but their dignity and identity are paramount, clothes have become crucial issues and the source of tension for residents, their families, and staff. Assessing the neglected but important labour involved in ensuring that clothes promote respect for both the washers and the wearers, Wash,Wear, and Care analyzes the roles that laundry and clothing play in nursing homes, and raises questions about the wider social, political, economic, and historical contexts of these facilities. Drawing on interviews and observations from twenty-seven long-term residential care homes across Canada, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Pat Armstrong and Suzanne Day provide an extensive and vital base of information on the daily organization, tasks, meanings, and concerns associated with clothing, laundry, dressing, and appearance in care facilities. An original study of an overlooked subject, Wash,Wear, and Care illumi- nates the shifting political and economic dynamics at work in long-term residential care homes and the health care system, raising larger theoretical and policy questions in the process. Pat Armstrong is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Suzanne Day received a PhD in sociology from York University in 2015. The fall of Saigon in April 1975, resulted in the largest and most ambitious refugee resettlement effort in Canada’s history. Running on Empty presents the challenges and successes of this bold refugee resettlement program. It traces the actions of a few dozen men and women who travelled to seventy remote refugee camps, worked long days in humid conditions, subsisted on dried noodles and green tea, and sometimes slept on their worktables while rats scurried around them – all in order to resettle thousands displaced by war and oppression. Canada passed the 1976 Immigration Act to establish new refugee proce- dures and introduce private refugee sponsorship. In July of 1979, the federal government announced that Canada would accept an unprecedented 50,000 refugees – later increased to 60,000 – more than half of whom would be spon- sored by ordinary Canadians. Running on Empty presents gripping first-hand accounts of the government officials tasked with selecting refugees from eight different countries, receiving and matching them with sponsors and helping churches, civic organizations, and groups of neighbours to integrate the newcomers in communities across Canada. Timely and inspiring, this volume offers lessons for governments, organizations, and individuals trying to come to grips with refugee crises in the twenty-first century. Michael J. Molloy is an honorary senior fellow at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Peter Duschinsky is a retired immigration foreign service officer and Immigration Canada’s for- mer director of international liaison. Kurt F. Jensen is a retired foreign service officer and adjunct professor of political science at Carleton University. Robert J. Shalka is a retired immigration foreign service officer. 3 3 M Q U P S P R I N G 2 0 1 7 S P E C I F I C AT I O N S McGill-Queen’s Studies in Ethnic History April 2017 978-0-7735-4881-7 $39.95A CDN, $39.95A US, £34.00 paper 978-0-7735-4880-0 $125.00S CDN, $125.00S US, £108.00 cloth 6 x 9 624pp 12 photos, 4 maps, 6 tables eBook available S P E C I F I C AT I O N S May 2017 978-0-7735-4923-4 $29.95A CDN, $29.95A US, £25.99 paper 978-0-7735-4922-7 $100.00S CDN, $100.00S US, £86.00 cloth 6 x 9 208pp eBook available Running on Empty Canada and the Indochinese Refugees, 1975–1980 michael j. molloy, peter duschinsky, kurt f. jensen, and robert j. shalka Foreword by Ronald Atkey A powerful history of how Canada rescued 70,000 Indochinese refugees between 1975 and 1980. L A B O U R S T U D I E S • H E A LT H S T U D I E S C A N A D I A N H I S T O R Y • P O L I T I C A L S T U D I E S Wash, Wear, and Care Clothing and Laundry in Long-Term Residential Care pat armstrong and suzanne day How clothing and laundry provide a window on to the structuring of care and work in nursing homes.