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Children of Global Migration Transnational Families and Gendered Woes by Rhacel Parrenas

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English


  • Family & relationships,
  • Philippines,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Children of alien laborers,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Parental deprivation,
  • Family,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Attitudes

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929871M
ISBN 100804749442
ISBN 109780804749442

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While the issue of transnational families has already generated much interest, this book is the first to offer a close look at the lives of the children in these families. Drawing on in-depth interviews with the family members left behind, the author examines two dimensions of the transnational family. Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes - Rhacel Salazar Parreñas - Google Books In the Philippines, a dramatic increase in labor migration has created a large. Children of Global Migration Rhacel Salazar Parrenas’ book is mainly about the detailed interviews that she had with people that are migrants between the .   -- Pei-Chia Lan * National Taiwan University * "Children of Global Migration is accessibly written and clearly argued, lending itself to a useful classroom text in undergraduate courses on family, gender, immigration, childhood, and/or ethnography. It is yet another significant work in Parrenas's growing corpus of transnational scholarship."/5(34).

Children today are growing up in a world of global media. Many have also become global citizens, through their experience of migration and transnational networks. This book reviews research and debate in the media, globalization, migration and childhood, with empirical research in which children's voices are featured prominently and directly. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Chapter 7 – Migration and health: Current issues, governance and knowledge gaps; Chapter 8 – Children and unsafe migration; Chapter 9 – Human mobility and adaptation to environmental change; Chapter 10 – Migrants caught in crises: Contexts, responses and innovation; Chapter 11 – Recent developments in the global governance of. Although children are less at risk of COVID infection, millions of children – including migrant children – are nevertheless at heightened risk from the pandemic because of their precarious status. Authored by Jacqueline Bhabha, this paper uses available data sources, including crowd-sourced mobility data, media reports and anecdotal accounts, to conduct an initial.

Book Description. Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with these issues. Global in scope, there are chapters from 14 countries.   This book gives insight into the lives of children who live in transnational households in the Philippines. It illustrates the child's perspective on international migration and trys to show what it means to be a child who is nurtured from parents that do not live in geographical proximity/5. Children’s Books about Migration The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration This book made me feel like I was part of the story of this young female godwit. The watercolor paintings are close up and truly bring us into the journey.   Book Description. Global Migration provides a clear, concise, and well-organized discussion of historical patterns and contemporary trends of migration, while guiding the readers through an often difficult and politicised topic. Aimed primarily at undergraduate and Master’s students, the text encourages the readers to reflect on economic processes, politics, immigrant lives and raises.