Special issue: The social reproductive worlds of migrants

ABSTRACT :

The articles in this special issue contribute new insights to a growing body of scholarship on the risks and opportunities migration presents for migrant families’ social reproduction, variously understood as the physical and social/cultural processes entailed in reproducing people, and the strategies migrants develop to navigate those risks and opportunities. Informed by the notion of ‘care circulation’(Baldassar & Merla, 2014), collectively the articles capture a range of migration flows within and between the Global South and Global North, involving low- and high-skilled migrants, with social reproductive responsibilities spanning both ends of the life course, and situated in local/proximate, as well as
distant/transnational, contexts.

Full reference:

Kilkey, Majella ; Merla, Laura ; Baldassar, Loretta. Special issue: The social reproductive worlds of migrants. In: Journal of Family Studies, 24:1, p. 1-4 (2018).

TITRE : 

Special issue: The social reproductive worlds of migrants

EDITORS :

Kilkey, Majella
Merla, Laura
Baldassar, Loretta

SITE INTERNET :

Making multicultural families in Europe. Gender and intergenerational relations
Entretien avec Laura Merla : Familles transnationales, familles solidaires
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