Gender & Development Special issue: Migration

Volume 19:1, March 2011
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Gender and Development – Current Issue

Drawing on insights gained over the 13 years since the journal last published an issue on migration – a period which has seen a gradual ‘feminisation’ of migration, and an increased focus on the benefits that migration can bring to development in the ‘sending’ communities – the March 2011 issue of Gender & Development, brings together research from across a range of countries, and looks at migration not only as a livelihoods strategy, undertaken primarily for economic reasons, but also as a response to crisis, where people have relatively little, or no, option but to leave their homes.

Introduction
Caroline Sweetman

Remittances and transnational families in Italy and the Philippines: breaking the global care chain
Charito Basa, Wendy Harcourt, and Angela Zarro

Climate change and migration: a case study from rural Bangladesh
Katha Kartiki

Gendering remittances in Albania: a human and social development perspective
Julie Vullnetari and Russell King

Feminised financial flows in Honduran-US transnational families
Allison J. Petrozziello

The impact of remittances on gender roles and opportunities for children: research from the International Organization for Migration
Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, Christine Aghazarm, Henriette Kötter, and Blandine Mollard

Constructing ‘modern gendered civilised’ women and men: gender-mainstreaming in refugee camps
Katarzyna Grabska

Protecting migrant domestic workers in the UK
Krisnah Poinasamy

Who cares? HIV related sickness, urban-rural linkages, and the gendered role of care in return migration in South Africa
Lorena Núñez Carrasco, Jo Vearey, and Scott Drimie

The influence of male migration on female resources, independence, and development in Gambian villages
Björn Gunnarsson

Resources, Views, events, and debates, Book reviews
Liz Cooke

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