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Care, women and migration in the global south

Kofman, Eleonore and Raghuram, Parvati (2015). Care, women and migration in the global south. In: Coles, Anne; Gray, Leslie and Momsen, Janet eds. The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development. Routledge International Handbooks. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 309–318.

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The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for gender and development policy making and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. Specifically, it provides critical reviews and appraisals of the current state of gender and development and considers future trends. It includes theoretical and practical approaches as well as empirical studies. The international reach and scope of the Handbook and the contributors’ experiences allow engagement with and reflection upon these bridging and linking themes, as well as the examining the politics and policy of how we think about and practice gender and development.

Organized into eight inter-related sections, the Handbook contains over 50 contributions from leading scholars, looking at conceptual and theoretical approaches, environmental resources, poverty and families, women and health related services, migration and mobility, the effect of civil and international conflict, and international economies and development. This Handbook provides a wealth of interdisciplinary information and will appeal to students and practitioners in Geography, Development Studies, Gender Studies and related disciplines

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Editors
ISBN: 0-415-82908-9, 978-0-415-82908-3
Keywords: gender; migration; care; global South; South-South migration; care chains; care diamonds
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Item ID: 42453
Depositing User: Parvati Raghuram
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2015 13:58
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2017 13:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/42453
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