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The Changing Profile of Labor Migration 1

Kenneth Roberts

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the changing profile of labour migration by comparing China's rural-urban migration with Mexico-US migration. Many similarities can be found between the two migration streams ... More


An Emerging Trend in Arab Migration: Highly Skilled Arab Females in the GCC Countries

Françoise De Bel-Air

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The growing share of skilled and highly-skilled, often unmarried, young Arab women immigrating to the GCC is generally un-documented. Shedding some light on this population, therefore, will not only ... More


Women, Children, and Migration: Developmental Considerations

Jeronimo Cortina and Enrique Ochoa-Reza

in New Perspectives on International Migration and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156806
eISBN:
9780231527491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156806.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the developmental implications of the international migration of women by focusing on emigration originating in developing countries. It first reviews some empirical and ... More


Spiritual debts and gendered costs

Pascale F. Engelmajer and Misa Izuhara

in Ageing and intergenerational relations: Family reciprocity from a global perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422057
eISBN:
9781447301424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422057.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines religious dimensions of intergenerational debts and obligations. It explores in particular how the religiously defined debts that children owe impact on the lives of women in ... More


Young, educated, and female: narratives of post-1991 internal Albanian migration

Ermira Danaj

Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (ed.)

in Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447340195
eISBN:
9781447340232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the internal migration of young Albanian women to Tirana for educational purposes. Its aim is to investigate how is gender embedded with the process of migration of young ... More


Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Annuska Derks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, ... More


Conclusion: Moving Women, Moving Selves

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses how women's migration to and employment in the city is closely linked to the recent industrialization and expansion of services that occurred in Cambodia after 1993. ... More


Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Camilla Toulmin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do people survive and thrive in the uncertain and risk-prone Sahel? This long-term study portrays the people of Dlonguébougou in Central Mali, to show how they have adapted to change over the ... More


Leaving the village on migration

Camilla Toulmin

in Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Sahel has been a region of movement for millennia, as people cope with drought, search for better land, and seek out new economic opportunities. People move from rural to urban areas and from ... More


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