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New perspectives on gender and migration : livelihood, rights and entitlements

Author: Nicola Piper
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Series: Routledge/UNRISD research in gender and development, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussing recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective, this title discusses all major regions and highlights the broader social factors that influence migrating women's and men's roles as well as their access to resources, facilities and services.
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New perspectives on gender and migration.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(OCoLC)989690946
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Piper
ISBN: 9780415956499 0415956498 9780415874496 0415874491
OCLC Number: 85765974
Description: xiv, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: International migration and gendered axes of stratification : introduction / Nicola Piper --
Finding a place in stratified structures : migrant women in North America / Monica Boyd and Deanna Pikkov --
Gendered migrations, livelihoods and entitlements in European welfare regimes / Eleonore Kofman --
Gendered migration in Oceania : trends, policies and outcomes / Siew-Ean Khoo, Elsie Ho and Carmen Voigt-Graf --
Gender, migration and livelihoods : migrant women in Southern Africa / Belinda Dodson --
Feminised migration in East and Southeast Asia and the securing of livelihoods / Nicola Piper and Keiko Yamanaka --
Gendered migrations in the Americas : Mexico as country of origin, destination and transit / Martha Luz Rojas Wiesner and Hugo ́Angeles Cruz --
Political participation and empowerment of foreign workers : gendered advocacy and migrant labour organising in Southeast and East Asia / Nicola Piper --
Using human rights law to empower migrant domestic workers in the inter-American system / Margaret L. Satterthwaite.
Series Title: Routledge/UNRISD research in gender and development, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Nicola Piper.
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