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
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).