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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


Transnational grandmother–grandchild relationships in the context of migration from Lithuania to Ireland

Dovile Vildaite

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the impact of transnational family migration on the relationships between Lithuanian migrant adolescents living in Ireland and their non-migrant grandmothers residing in ... More


Multidirectional Care in Transnational Families

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/9780252041723.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Adjusting to long-standing political economic conditions and the culture of migration in the Philippines, Filipino kin view their role of caring for their families in the Philippines as a form of ... More


Citizenship Across the Life Course

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

in Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration concurrently, under the framework of contemporaneous migration, directs us toward evaluating what it means to stake claims to different components ... More


Caring Even if It Hurts

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/9780252041723.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter four tells a story of emotional strain that travels on the circuits of multidirectional care just as the care work that is undergirded with love and warmth. The emotionality in care work ... More


Distant Husbands, Masculine Helpers: Men, Masculinity, and Sexuality in the Family Strategy of Flexible Citizenship

Tingyu Kang

in The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Flexible citizenship is an increasingly popular transnational arrangement among middle to upper class Chinese families. The residential arrangements associated with this family strategy often involve ... More


Conclusion: Producing Transnational Families and Possibilities Embedded

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/9780252041723.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter sums up the meaning, forms, roles and definitions of care is at the crux of proposing multidirectional care as a model of transnational care. The different actors contributing care work ... More


Transnational Mothering and Models of Parenthood: Ideological and Intergenerational Challenges in Filipina Migrant Families

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines some dynamics of transnational families in the context of the Philippines, one of the largest source countries of migrant workers in contemporary globalization. It focuses on ... 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


Skype Mothers and Facebook Children

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/9780252041723.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter two examines care work and intimacy between transnational family members shaped by the advancement in communication technologies, specifically, Skype and Facebook. New care providers, ... More


Raising Children, and Growing Up, across National Borders: Comparative Perspectives on Age, Gender, and Migration

Barrie Thorne, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, Wan Shun Eva Lam, and Anna Chee

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the intersecting significance of gender, national origin, citizenship status, and age in forming the back-and-forth migration of transnational family members. The focus of its ... More


Untold Transnational Family Life on the Sonora–Arizona Border

Marcela Sotomayor-Peterson and Ana A. Lucero-Liu

in Parenting From Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265076
eISBN:
9780190265090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265076.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on transnational families mostly assumes long physical distances and long periods of separation. However, transnational families are diverse and reconfigure in a multitude of ways. The ... More


Floating narratives: transnational families and digital storytelling

Catalina Arango Patiño

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the effects of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on storytelling as a practice of communication among transnational families. It describes three technological ... More


The Transnational Adoption of a Related Child in Québec, Canada

Chantal Collard

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes transnational adoptions of children by their relatives in Québec, where they represent a significant fraction of all international adoptions. Transnational family adoptions ... More


Here–Not Here

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on categorization by the U.S. state, emphasizing how U.S. immigration policies and practices create a form of contingent citizenship—a concept that, while applicable to all ... More


Remitting to the Enemy: Transnational Family Finances and Foreign Policy

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how traditional Chinese family remittances became a battleground between Nationalist China and Communist China and how transnational families were made to serve the foreign ... More


Rescue chains and care talk among immigrants and their left-behind parents

Sondra Cuban

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by Mexican immigrant families living in the United States to care for their aged left-behind parents and ... More


From object to instrument: technologies as tools for family relations and family research

Cláudia Casimiro and Magda Nico

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the use of technologies as objects and tools in family research. It first considers four main sociological objects that are involved in the interplay between family life and ... More


Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Barbara Barbosa Neves and Cláudia Casimiro (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Are information and communication technologies (ICTs) connecting families? And what does this mean in terms of family routines, relationships, norms, work, intimacy and privacy? This book takes a ... More


Circulation

Elizabeth L. Krause

in Tight Knit: Global Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557915
eISBN:
9780226558103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558103.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how kin-related values, norms, and practices become entangled in the hegemony of global supply chains. A demographic paradox exists in significant births registered to foreign ... More


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