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Gender and Migration in Developing Countries

Sylvia Chant

Gender and Migration in Developing Countries

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Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Import) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Developing countries,
  • Development studies,
  • Gender studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Migration (Social Aspects),
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9476662M
    ISBN 100471945064
    ISBN 109780471945062
    OCLC/WorldCa231895575

    As a result, migration has become a private solution to a public problem for both women from poor countries and their employers in rich countries. Scholars have coined the phrase ‘global care chains’ to describe the importation of loving care from developing to developed countries . Bilsborrow, Richard. "Internal Migration of Women in Developing Countries: An Overview." Internal Migration of Women in Developing Countries: Proceedings of the United Nations Expert Meeting on the Feminization of Internal Migration, October New York: United Nations. Pp. Special Issue of World Development 23 (11). Constable. 44 Riverson, J. et al/World Bank (), “The Challenges in Addressing Gender Dimensions of Transport in Developing Countries: Lessons from the World Bank's Projects” p. 5. 5.   While interest in migration flows is ever-growing, this has mostly concentrated on disadvantaged migrants moving from developing to Western industrialised. Skip to main content. T&F logo. Search: Search all titles. Gender and Family Among Transnational Professionals by:


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Gender and Migration in Developing Countries by Sylvia Chant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Working from a broad range of case studies, this guide presents the first systematic analysis of gender-selective migration in a Third World context. It puts forward new guidelines for the causes and consequences of gender selectivity in migrant flows, focusing on the importance of women in Third World society and economics.

Gender and migration in developing countries Hardcover – by Sylvia Chant (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover.

Developing countries Migration, Internal Rural-urban migration Social Science / Emigration & Immigration Social Science / Gender Studies Social Science / Women's Studies Social mobility Social morbility Women Women in rural development.

Gender and migration in developing countries. London ; New York: Belhaven Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia H Chant. Gender and Migration in Developing Countries by Sylvia Chant,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Sylvia Chant.

1 Migration and development: the importance of gender Sylvia Chant and Sarah A. Radcliffe 1 2 Mountains, maidens and migration: gender and mobility in Peru Sarah A. Radcliffe 30 3 Migration at the margins: gender, poverty and population movement on the Costa Rican periphery Sylvia Chant 49 4 Gender selectivity in Caribbean migration.

This book “Poverty, Gender and Migration” is a part or volume of “Women and Migration in Asia” emerged from the ongoing programme on gender perspective in Asia located at the Developing Countries 4/5(1).

Gender and migration in developing countries. London: Belhaven Press. MLA Citation. Chant, Sylvia H. Gender and migration in developing countries / edited by Sylvia Chant Belhaven Press London Australian/Harvard Citation. Chant, Sylvia H.Gender and migration in developing countries / edited by Sylvia Chant Belhaven Press London.

de Oliveira, O., & Garcia, B. Urbanization, migration and the growth of large cities: Trends and implications in some developing countries. In Proceedings of the Expert Group on Population Distribution, Migration and Development.

New York: UN Department of International Economic and Social Affairs. Google ScholarCited by: Buy Gender and Migration in Developing Countries by Chant, Sylvia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Gender and Migration in Developing Countries: : Chant, Sylvia: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

Based on fieldwork in ten Asian countries, this book examines cross-national patterns and the impact of globalization, state policies, individual autonomy, and social factors on various women's international migration.

Category: Social Science Gender Migration And Social Transformation. Gender and migration female and male migrants occupy the lowest jobs at the destination due to their migration status and skill level, gender inequalities frequently combine with those of race/ethnicity, cent of all migrants in the developing countries (ILO 9).File Size: KB.

1.↩ See the author’s book, Gender, Migration and the Global Race for Talent, for more details on the arguments and recommendations summarised in this blog.

The book presents a fuller, peer-reviewed, academically evidenced analysis with further references. This project examines migration as it relates to transformations in social welfare, social institutions and social relations in origin and destination developing countries.

Over the past two decades, international migration has resurfaced as a prominent feature of contemporary social and economic life, but because most research has focused on migration from South to North. migration and development are the focus of our work. If countries are to achieve the SDGs, they need to consider the impact of migration at all levels and on all outcomes, beyond the targets in Table 1.

Our analysis, which has explored the links between migration and 15 of the 17 SDGs, shows that migration is not a development. girls’ migration to developing countries (%) increased more rapidly than to developed regions (%) (UN DESA, b).

The proportion of female migrants to Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America and Oceania increased, but the proportion going to Africa and Asia decreased (UN DESA, a).File Size: KB. Women account for 46 per cent of the overall international migration from developing countries (ibid.).

is published in Gender & Society, Violence against Women and the Indian Journal of Gender Studies. Her book, Speaking the Unspeakable Palriwala, R & Uberoi, P (eds)Marriage, migration and gender, Women and migration in. Their book brings gender theory to bear upon citizenship and migration studies, but also uses emerging findings on citizenship to inform gender theory.

They argue that ‘when. Get this from a library. Gender and migration. [Caroline Sweetman; Oxfam.;] -- "The articles in this collection explore the vast array of different reasons for women and men moving within and outside their native countries, whether it be for employment, upon marriage, or in the.

Substantial progress toward gender equality and women’s empowerment has occurred over the past four decades, but key gaps, both in opportunity and capability, persist between males and females in all countries. This project focuses on generating high-quality, high-impact economic research on a set of core issues in gender and development.

IOM has been moving towards a comprehensive approach to address gender issues, both among the staff and in its programmes and activities. Thus in February it formed a Working Group on Gender Issues, drawing on staff from Headquarters and field missions, to examine a range of gender-related concerns.

The Group’s aim was to bring existing efforts into the mainstream, so. Perspectives on Global Development presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing report focuses on the latest data on migration between andand uses a new three-way categorisation of countries.

Migration, Internal -- Social aspects, Women immigrants -- Social conditions, Developing countries -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects Publisher Oxford: OxfamPages:   This book explores key dynamics of migration and development in a small states setting.

It includes case studies from small states in Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific that will help policy-makers to embrace migration as an inevitable phenomenon and devise policies that will maximise the benefits from migration at a minimal cost.

Gender Training A facilitated process of developing awareness and capacity on gender issues, to bring about personal or organisational change for gender equality Gender Violence Any act or threat by men or male-dominated institutions, that inflicts physical, sexual, or psychological harm on a woman or girl because of their genderFile Size: KB.

This detailed report on migrating women in developing countries is based on the UN expert meeting. The present overall patterns of migration suggest a movement over time to greater rural-urban migration and more balanced distribution of migrants by gender.

Marxist phrase “reserve army of labour” to refer to workers in developing countries, but extend it to workers from developing countries. This warlike metaphor will further inspire migration scholarship (e.g. Castells ). The link between capital expansion, migration, and gender has been more explicitly articulated by Saskia Sassen ( Author: Speranta Dumitru.

Migration has become a key area of preoccupation for governments, international agencies and human rights activists the world over. This book argues, however, that studies of migration have become too limited in scope, focusing on the policy demands of.

The book’s extensive data and research, which also includes rural Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt and Morocco in its selected case studies, shows how migration can lead to outcomes in developing home countries that: Close the gender gap and put more girls in school and lower their dropout rate.

Reduce child labor. The least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS) are among the most vulnerable groups of countries in the world.

They are disproportionately affected by the negative impacts of climate change due to their structural constraints and geographical disadvantage. In13 out of the 15 countries with. rates. In receiving countries, there is an ever growing demand for low status, low skilled and low paid jobs.

In other words there is an increasing flexibility in the labour market. Demographic trends show that many developed countries face population stagnation and ageing while developing countries continue to grow faster than their job mar.

HOUSEHOLDS, GENDER AND MIGRATION Households, gender and rural-urban migration: reflections on linkages and considerations for policy Sylvia Chant (), Gender and Migration in Developing Countries, Belhaven, London, pages ; Peterson, J.T.

(), “Generalised ex. This book, edited by Nicola Piper, discusses theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective.

Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory streams with regard to skill level, labour market integration, and legal status. Donato and Gabaccia show how the changing immigration policies of receiving countries affect the gender composition of global migration.

Nineteenth-century immigration restrictions based on race, such as the Chinese Exclusion Act in the United States, limited male labor migration. Chapter Gender and Household Decision-making in Developing Countries: A Review of Evidence Chapter Linking Women’s and Children’s Poverty Chapter Reducing the Gender Gap in Education: The Role of Wage Labour for Cited by: 9.

Chant, S. "Conclusion: Towards a Framework for the Analysis of Gender- Selective Migration." Pp. in Gender and Migration in Developing Countries, ed. Chant. London and New York: Bellhaven Press. Chant, S.

and S. Radcliffe. "Migration and Development: The Importance of Gender." Pp. in Gender and Migration in. Developing Gender-Sensitivity in Migration Research, Policy and Practice.

Editors: Williams, in particular for countries in the Global South that are under pressure from the Global North to control and manage migrant flows. This interdisciplinary volume offers gender-sensitive recommendations for policymakers and practitioners and will.

Girls and migration: best practice for a growing trend It's increasingly a fact of life that adolescent girls in developing countries are migrating to. Last week we heard an excellent presentation of a report - Girls on the Move: Adolescent Girls & Migration in the Developing World - recently published by the Population Council.

The topic of gender and migration has been around for a while, but substantive work on this topic that go beyond the anecdotal is yet hard to find. This study explores the impact of trade on (i) migration by skill levels and (ii) migration by gender. To do so, we estimate different dynamic panel data models using stocks of migrants in OECD countries by educational attainment and gender from to Author: Dambar Uprety.

Singhanetra-Renard, A. and N. Prabhudhanitisarn () ‘Changing Socio-economic Roles of Thai Women and Their Migration’, in S. Chant (ed.), Gender and Migration in Developing Countries.

London: Belhaven Press. Google ScholarCited by: 7.The increase in proportion of women migrant workers since the early twentieth century is often referred to as the "feminization of migration". [3] [4] Most women workers immigrate from developing countries to high-income countries, [5] with significant impacts on both their countries of origin and destination countries.Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South despite a volume of studies on gender and the feminization of migration in developing contexts.

The book questions such.