Women, Gender and Labour Migration : Historical and Cultural Perspectives

By: Sharpe, PamelaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Research in Gender and History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2002Edition: 1Description: 1 online resource (337 p.)ISBN: 9780203223666Subject(s): Migrant labor | Minority women | Women | Women - Employment - Congresses | Women alien labor | Women immigrantsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Gender and Labour Migration : Historical and Cultural PerspectivesDDC classification: 331.127082 | 331.4 LOC classification: HD6052 .W5634 2001ebHD6052.W56Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of maps; List of plates; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Note on the Japanese text; Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham; Acknowledgements; Introduction: gender and the experience of migration PAMELA SHARPE; Women migrants as global and local agents: new research strategies on gender and migration CHRISTIANE HARZIG; Leaving home to help the family? Male and female temporary migrants in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Spain CARMEN SARASA; Labour migration, family and community in early modern Japan MARY LOUISE NAGATA
Women and long-distance trade migration in the nineteenth-century Netherlands MARLOU SCHROVERNowhere at home? Female migrants in thenineteenth-century Habsburg Empire SYLVIA HAHN; Gender, family, work and migration in early nineteenth-century Scotland DAVID TIDSWELL; Wives or workers? Single British female migration to colonial Australia JAN GOTHARD; A historical perspective on female migrants: motivations and strategies of nineteenth-century Hessians SIMONE A. WEGGE; When the migrants are men: Italy''s women and transnationalism as a working-class way of life DONNA GABACCIA
Gender and twentieth-century Irish migration, 1921 1971 ENDA DELANEYMaids on the move: images of femininity and European women''s labour migration during the interwar years BARBARA HENKES; Female migration and the farm family economy in interwar Japan JANET HUNTER; Migrancy, marriage and family in the Ciskei reserve of South Africa, 1945 1959 ANNE MAGER; Women and migrants: continuity and change in patterns of female migration in Latin America PAULINA DE LOS REYES; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Approximately half of all migrants are today are female. The contributors to this volume consider the ways in which attention to gender is moving debates away from old theories that have long dominated the field of migration studies.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of maps; List of plates; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Note on the Japanese text; Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham; Acknowledgements; Introduction: gender and the experience of migration PAMELA SHARPE; Women migrants as global and local agents: new research strategies on gender and migration CHRISTIANE HARZIG; Leaving home to help the family? Male and female temporary migrants in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Spain CARMEN SARASA; Labour migration, family and community in early modern Japan MARY LOUISE NAGATA

Women and long-distance trade migration in the nineteenth-century Netherlands MARLOU SCHROVERNowhere at home? Female migrants in thenineteenth-century Habsburg Empire SYLVIA HAHN; Gender, family, work and migration in early nineteenth-century Scotland DAVID TIDSWELL; Wives or workers? Single British female migration to colonial Australia JAN GOTHARD; A historical perspective on female migrants: motivations and strategies of nineteenth-century Hessians SIMONE A. WEGGE; When the migrants are men: Italy''s women and transnationalism as a working-class way of life DONNA GABACCIA

Gender and twentieth-century Irish migration, 1921 1971 ENDA DELANEYMaids on the move: images of femininity and European women''s labour migration during the interwar years BARBARA HENKES; Female migration and the farm family economy in interwar Japan JANET HUNTER; Migrancy, marriage and family in the Ciskei reserve of South Africa, 1945 1959 ANNE MAGER; Women and migrants: continuity and change in patterns of female migration in Latin America PAULINA DE LOS REYES; Bibliography; Index

Approximately half of all migrants are today are female. The contributors to this volume consider the ways in which attention to gender is moving debates away from old theories that have long dominated the field of migration studies.

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