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Migration and gender in the developed world

Author: P J Boyle; Keith Halfacree
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Routledge research in population and migration.
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The experiences of men and women often vary markedly in different migration situations. This volume covers a wide range of migration issues, drawing out the importance of gender issues in each area.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Boyle; Keith Halfacree
ISBN: 041517144X 9780415171441
OCLC Number: 40043549
Description: xi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: gender and migration in developed countries / Keith Halfacree and Paul Boyle --
2. A longitudinal and regional analysis of gender-specific social and spatial mobilities in England and Wales 1981-91 / Tony Fielding and Susan Halford --
3. Gender variations in migration destination choice / David Atkins and Stewart Fotheringham --
4. The employment consequences of migration: gender differentials / Anne Green, Irene Hardill and Stephen Munn --
5. Who gets on the escalator? Migration, social mobility and gender in Britain / Irene Bruegel --
6. The effect of family migration, migration history and self-selection on married women's labour market achievement / Thomas Cooke and Adrian Bailey --
7. Family migration and female participation in the labour market: moving beyond individual-level analyses / Paul Boyle, Keith Halfacree and Darren Smith --
8. Migration, marriage and the life course: commitment and residential mobility / Norman Bonney, Alison McCleery and Emma Forster --
9. Residential relocation of couples: the joint decision-making process considered / Jenny Seavers --
10. To follow the chicken or not? The role of women in the migration of Hong Kong professional couples / Lin Li and Allan Findlay --
11. Gender variations in the characteristics of migrants living alone in England and Wales 1991 / Ray Hall, Philip Ogden and Catherine Hill --
12. On the journeys of the gentrifiers: exploring gender, gentrification and migration / Liz Bondi --
13. Gender issues in Irish rural out-migration / Catriona Ni Laoire --
14. Gender relations and identities in the colonization of 'Middle England' / Martin Phillips --
15. Residential change: differences in the movements and living arrangements of divorced men and women / Lynn Hayes and Alaa Al-Hamad --
16. Gender, migration and household change in elderly age groups / Emily Grundy and Karen Glaser --
17. Differential migrations through later life / Anthony Warnes.
Series Title: Routledge research in population and migration.
Responsibility: [edited by] Paul Boyle and Keith Halfacree.
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