Selected books, journals:
Maid in the Market: Women’s Paid Domestic Labour (Fernwood, 1994);
Development and Diaspora: Gender and the Refugee Experience (Artemis, 1996).
Portuguese Women in Toronto: Gender, Immigration and Nationalism (University of Toronto Press, 2002).
A special two-volume issue of Refuge on Gender Relations and Refugee Issues (1995).
Special issue of the Canadian Women’s Studies Journal on Immigrant Women (1999).
Special Issue of the Canadian Women’s Studies Journal on Women in Conflict Zones (2000).
With co-editors Malathi de Alwis, Edith Klein and Neluka Silva (eds) and Djurdja Knezevic, Maja Korac, Zarana Papic (advisory editors), Feminists Under Fire: Exchanges Across War Zones (Between the Lines Press, Toronto 2003); Translation to Serbo-Croatian: 2004.
Recent selected book chapters and journal articles:
Giles, Wenona. 2010. Class, Livelihood and Refugee Workers in Iran. In Pauline Barber and Winnie Lem (Eds) Mobility, Mobilization, Migration: Class and Contention in a World in Motion. Oxford:Berghahn Press.
Giles, Wenona. 2008. The Gender Relations of Home, Security and Transversal Feminism. In Hajdukowski-Ahmed, Khanlou, Moussa, Helene Not Born a Refugee Woman. Oxford: Berghahn Press.
Giles, Wenona. 2008. Reflections on the Women in Conflict Zones Network: Lessons from the Past and Forward-looking Possibilities. International Feminist Journal of Politics. Vol 10. No. 1: 102-112.
Giles, Wenona. 2004. Comparative Perspectives: Sri Lanka and the post-Yugoslav states. In Peacework: Women, Armed Conflict and Negotiation. Radhika Coomaraswamy and Dilrukshi Fonseka (eds). New Delhi: Women Unlimited.
Giles, Wenona. 2004. The Gender Relations of Nationalism, Remittance, and Return among Portuguese Immigrant Women in Canada: An Era of Transformation - the 1960s-80s. The Portuguese Studies Review: Special Theme- Portuguese in Canada: Presence, Progress and Prospects. Vol 11. No. 2. pp 25-40 (15 pages).
Invited review essays:
2006. Invited Book Review of Against Empire: Feminisms, Racism and the West by Zillah Eisenstein. London: Zed Books, 2004 and The Curious Feminist: Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire by Cynthia Enloe. Berkeley: University of
California Press, 2004. In Women’s Studies Quarterly. Vol 34. Nos 1 & 2 . pp501-511
2003. Invited Book Review of War Talk by Arundhati Roy. Cambridge, Massachusetts: South End Press. 2003. In International Feminist Journal of Politics. Vol 6. No. 1 March 2004.pp 161-163. (3 pages)
Giles, Wenona.2002. Invited Book Review Essay of Manoeuvres: The International Politics of Militarizing Women’s Lives. By Cynthia Enloe. Berkeley and Los Angeles. University of California Press; Citizenship Rites: Feminist Soldiers and Feminist Antimilitarists. By Ilene Rose Feinman. New York and London. New York University Press; Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War. By Julie A. Mertus. Berkeley and Los Angeles. University of California Press. In Signs: A Journal of Women, Culture and Society. Vol 27. No.3. pp.905-910. (5 pages
Recent Conferences organized
2010 International Workshop: Workshop on Borderless Education: The Provision of Tertiary Degree Programs to Long-term Refugees; April 9-11, 2010, York University.
2009-11 Course Director, Centre for Refugee Studies Annual Summer Course on Forced Migration Issues. May. York University
2010-11 CRS-CERIS Seminar Series - jointly organized with Valerie Preston, the Director of CERIS (Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement)
2009 CRS Seminar Series on Refugee and Forced Migration issues.
2008 Principal organizer of the inaugural conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) - Refugees and the Insecure Nation: Managing Forced Migration in Canada. June 15th–18th, York University.
2008 Co-organizer of Women in Conflict Zones Conference: Revisioning and Reimagining the Future. May 15th–18th. Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
2008 Principal Organizer of the first Centre for Refugee Studies Annual Adelman Lecture. York University. April 10th, 2008.