Download e-book for iPad: Transnational Ruptures: Gender and Forced Migration (Gender by Catherine Nolin

By Catherine Nolin

ISBN-10: 0754638057

ISBN-13: 9780754638056

A key improvement in overseas migration in recent times has been the expanding feminization of migrant populations. examine realization now focuses not just at the transforming into variety of girls at the flow but in addition on their altering gender roles as extra girl migrants take part as valuable salary earners and heads of family instead of as 'dependants'. The tensions among inhabitants displacement inside and past Guatemala and the a number of neighborhood, nearby and nationwide realities encountered and reconfigured by means of those refugee and migrants let a desirable window onto the connections and ruptures skilled in a 'global/local world'. Transnational Ruptures holds nice curiosity and cost for a large readership, from students who're attracted to transnational and refugee reviews and foreign migration, to top point collage scholars in disciplines resembling human geography, anthropology, sociology, Latin American reports, gender reports, political technological know-how and overseas studies.

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