Migrant Women - 
      Gina Buijs

Migrant Women

Crossing Boundaries and Changing Identities

Gina Buijs (Redaktør)

«'...is a useful and readable publication for anyone interested in the consequences of migration on women.'Partnership - issues of coordination and participation'...delves into the manifold active roles of women in migration'Studi Emigrazione'This is a fascinating study covering the subject of gender in migration from many perspectives - social, cultural, anthropological and political.'International Review of Administrative Sciences'Whether they are active migrants, crossing physical and sociocultural boundaries themselves, or associational migrants whose lives are substantially affected by the larger context of migration, the different chapters in this volume provide rich documentation of the effects of migration on women. This volume is a welcome addition to the growing collection fo work on women and migration.'Asian and Pacific Migration Journal»

The papers in this volume, based on a seminar series at the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women in Oxford, describe the experiences of women in various parts of the world who have found themselves alienated from their original homes as migrants or refugees. Les mer
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The papers in this volume, based on a seminar series at the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women in Oxford, describe the experiences of women in various parts of the world who have found themselves alienated from their original homes as migrants or refugees.
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Forlag: Berg Publishers
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 212
ISBN: 9780854968695
Format: 22 x 14 cm
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Contents: G. Buijs, Introduction - S.L. Skar, The Gendered Dynamics of Quechua Colonisation: Relations of Centre and Periphery in Peru - M. Eastmond, Reconstructing Life: Chilean Women Refugees and the Dilemmas of Exile - D. Abdulrahim, Defining Gender in Exile: Palestinian Women in West Berlin - H. Summerfield, Patterns of Adaptation: Somali and Bangladeshi Women in Britain - P. Bhachu, Identities Constructed and Reconstructed: Representations of Asian Women in Britain - S. Mascarenhas-Keyes, International and Internal Migration: Changes in the Identity of Catholic and Hindu Women in Goa - L. Hitchcox, Vietnamese Refugees in Hong Kong: Behaviour and Control - C. Swaisland, Female Migration and Social Mobility: Female Domestic Servants to South Africa, 1860-1914 - G. Buijs, Women Alone: Migrants from Transkei Employed in Rural Natal

Gina Buijs Professor of Anthropology at the University of Venda,South Africa, formerly Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Rhodes University, and visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women, University of Oxford