Migration and gender

Authored by: Mirjana Morokvasic

Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138794313
eBook ISBN: 9781315759302
Adobe ISBN: 9781317638773

10.4324/9781315759302.ch4

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Abstract

Migration patterns, migration discourse and underlying representations, migrants’ experiences, obligations and duties, as well as the expectations relative to their migration are gendered. Gender identities are at the same time constitutive of other identities, crosscutting other social relations of power with which they intersect.

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