Women, Men, and the Changing Role of Gender in Immigration

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Abstract

Addresses gender roles in Latino families and the effect immigration, social networks, and labor markets have in shifting traditional gender roles. Explains spatial identities in traditional Mexican families and the division of me and women in the home. Notes the modernization of the Mexican household and increased female autonomy due to immigration. Draws from personal interviews and previous research on the topic.

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Document Type
  • Document

Creator
  • Jenna Knapp

  • Alicia Quiros

  • Brianna Muller

Date Created
  • 2009-01-01

Publication Date
  • 2009

Subject
  • Family and Households

  • Immigration and Transnationalism

  • Gender

Language
  • English

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  • All rights reserved

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