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Introduction: Filipino Transnational Families and New Caring Strategies

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction chapter lays out the book’s main intervention, “multidirectional care” to examine how transnational family members from different places in the diaspora exchange care work in many ... More


The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Anchored in the experiences and lives of Filipina migrants and their families in the Philippines, the main objective of this book is to make visible all of the forms, roles and definitions of social ... More


‘They are more careful’: Transnational care among Chinese migrant parents in Italy

Elizabeth L Krause

in The Anthropological Demography of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses a poorly understood health practice: transnational caring for infants and children. A reproductive paradox provides the point of departure. A majority of births were registered ... More


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